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Updated September 20, 2018
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  • "Bad work life balance in the company" (in 1043 reviews)

  • "Long Hours suck sometimes but not too bad" (in 481 reviews)

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  1. "Research Fellow"

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    Former Employee - Research Fellow in New Almaden, CA
    Former Employee - Research Fellow in New Almaden, CA

    I worked at IBM (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Environment, people, team, instruments and labs

    Cons

    Location (Almaden, California you need a car to get there)


  2. "Software Developer Intern"

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    Former Employee - Software Developer Intern in Durham, NC
    Former Employee - Software Developer Intern in Durham, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at IBM (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great team, knowledgeable managers, environment that encouraged learning

    Cons

    HR was disorganized at times

    Advice to Management

    Better help with finding housing

  3. "Great company with lots of opportunity to grow"

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    Current Employee - Strategy Consultant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Strategy Consultant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    IBM is going through a transformation to adapt to fast changing technology industry. This has created an environment where new jobs and positions are continuously appearing and is a great place to start, build, and grow your career.

    Cons

    As you would expect for large company, it is very political, which is hindering the company's attempts to transform.

    Advice to Management

    Too many underperforming products and services. Streamline and focus the company.


  4. "Service Desk Business Unit Supporting Various Customers"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boulder, CO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boulder, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits package offered for IBM regulars

    Cons

    Stressful environment and unfortunately low moral across areas.


  5. "TIBCO and DataPower Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Armonk, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Armonk, NY

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great Company to work with different various domains.

    Cons

    IBM doesn't process Green Card for Technical resources.


  6. "Great internship"

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    Former Intern - Technical Solutions Specialist (Summit) in Chicago, IL
    Former Intern - Technical Solutions Specialist (Summit) in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at IBM as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very fulfilling internship that lets you experience how sales operates at IBM
    Great travel and networking opportunities

    Cons

    Different host managers can lead to very different experiences


  7. "Great place to work"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Armonk, NY
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Armonk, NY

    I have been working at IBM as a contractor (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work and family life balance is great

    Cons

    None so far. Great place

  8. "Great Internship Experience"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Armonk, NY
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Armonk, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at IBM as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Everyone was super helpful and I learned a lot. Would highly recommend an internship here. Make sure to ask for more work if you have the opportunity to, initiative goes a long way. Lots of room to grow and learn.

    Cons

    They do give you less work sometimes because you are an intern, so don't be afraid to ask for more if you can handle it.


  9. "Stagiaire MDM"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern in Portland, OR
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern in Portland, OR
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IBM as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Experienced teams, open to help.

    Cons

    Average age is generally higher, too many interns but no projects.

    Advice to Management

    Ho about you also the future of the young guys, everyone appreciates working at IBM, but we also need to learn and also input something.


  10. "Advisory System Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Armonk, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Armonk, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Challenging Work
    Work life balance
    Process oriented

    Cons

    Difficult to land up a new role after project closure


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