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IBM CEO Virginia Rometty
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  1. "Very nice work culture"

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    Former Employee - Product Delivery Lead and SAP Basis Consultant in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM for more than a year

    Pros

    Career Opportunities, Work/Life balance, Senior Management are very good.

    Cons

    Free facilities are little less for the employees.

    Advice to Management

    They were best no advice

  2. "Best"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at IBM for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Long term AMS projects Great work life balance

    Cons

    Do not accept yearly hikes. You might get only 20% or less of the variable pay committed on offer letter

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Advisory Consultant"

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      Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Sunnyvale, CA

      I have been working at IBM full-time for more than 20 years

      Pros

      Work Life Balance Open Culture Great Benefits

      Cons

      Career Growth takes time Visibility issue

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      "Project Manager"

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      Former Employee - Project Manager in Sunnyvale, CA

      I worked at IBM for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Very nice company to work for.

      Cons

      No cons in IBM.Very nice company to work with.

      Advice to Management

      None

    • "Lead software Engineer"

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      Former Employee - Technical Lead in Sunnyvale, CA
      Recommends
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at IBM

      Pros

      Better opportunity of learning new Technology. Work Life balance is good. Processes are good.

      Cons

      Too much policies & lots of red taps No team work. Management make people not accountable if you have god father .

      Advice to Management

      Be open and provide similar opportunity to every one

    • "Consultant"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA

        I have been working at IBM for more than 20 years

        Pros

        Great company to work for!

        Cons

        A big giant,one can get lost !

      • "Good Company to work for"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at IBM

        Pros

        Pretty flexible, work from home facilities, Lots of technologies to learn

        Cons

        sometimes you will not get good projects

      • Helpful (2)

        "staff software engineer"

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        Current Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
        Doesn't Recommend
        Neutral Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I have been working at IBM for more than 2 years

        Pros

        work life balance is very good and a very good work environment

        Cons

        very less pay and no hikes or bonuses. Need to match bay area salaries.

        Advice to Management

        please compare with other companies in bay area.

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        "Senior IT Specialist"

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        Current Employee - Senior IT Specialist in Sunnyvale, CA
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at IBM

        Pros

        Very nice benefits Excellent tools for self learning

        Cons

        Many levels. Bureaucracy. Lot of management overhead

        Advice to Management

        Be nimble

      • "It is a good learning experience working with IBM"

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        Current Employee - Senior Oracle Applications Database Administrator in Sunnyvale, CA
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I have been working at IBM full-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        IBM has good client base where gives the job security.

        Cons

        The concept of HR management is not good by having an additional People Manager concept. The employee data is not centralized. There are lot of disconnects.

        Advice to Management

        Please change the People Manager concept and have one manager. Please maintain a centralized database for a employee profile,CF, Visa status and etc.

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