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IBM South Africa Reviews

Updated Mar 26, 2020

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IBM CEO Virginia Rometty
Virginia Rometty
22 Ratings
  1. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Sales in Johannesburg
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Intellect, process, brand, salary, team

    Cons

    Impersonal, can be stressful, process

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    IBM2020-03-03
  2. "Jobs"

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    Current Employee - IT Security Engineer in Johannesburg
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexible agile work remote from home

    Cons

    Salary pay not so good

    IBM2020-03-26
  3. "Worked in IGF South Africa.great unit.supportuve manager.spend 6yrs at IBM and was really lovely."

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    Former Employee - IGF Channel in Johannesburg
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Collaboration..people..supportive management made it worth the years I spent there

    Cons

    Siloed at times.but you just have to push collaboration yourself.pwople are willing to assist.

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    IBM2020-03-05
  4. "Be willing to go with the flow"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Sandton
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible working hours and a lot of etraining material to choose from

    Cons

    Lengthy process to get approval for financial systems, Also there are just too many to choose from

    IBM2020-02-21
  5. "Be an innovator"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Johannesburg

    I have been working at IBM full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    IBM is one of the greatest company to work for, which allow you to cultivate your expertise, use your full knowledge to the fullest extent.

    Cons

    Worked for so long in a support teams

    IBM2019-11-15
  6. "IBM review"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Johannesburg
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Well known brand and had a good reputation

    Cons

    Difficult system to navigate for deal approvals

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    IBM2019-11-12
  7. "CTS agent"

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    Current Contractor - CTS Agent in Johannesburg
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros

    IBM is worldwide company. One of the pioneer in the IT field.

    Cons

    There are less opportunity for growth.

    IBM2019-09-08
  8. "working at IBM"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Johannesburg
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Lots of learning, supported by senior management.

    Cons

    Need to have a local HR office

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    IBM2019-08-19
  9. "The business and its people are all in survival mode."

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    Current Employee - Software Client Leader in Johannesburg
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The pay and benefits are decent

    Cons

    Transactional business Numbers, numbers, numbers Zero autonomy Far too process heavy Slow to respond Perceived expensive in the market

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    IBM2019-08-05
  10. "IBM Cloud"

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    Current Contractor - Developer Advocate in Sandton
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM for less than a year

    Pros

    Working Hours and opportunity to learn

    Cons

    You have to be independent , no one will do things for you or follow you around , from admin to travelling you handle everything

    IBM2019-07-09
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