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Updated 23 June 2018
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  • "Bad work life balance in the company" (in 1011 reviews)

  • "Long Hours suck sometimes but not too bad" (in 474 reviews)

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  1. "Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Good company with leading technology.

    Cons

    no Cons for IBM.


  2. "IBM CIC"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Project flexibility, relaxed work environment

    Cons

    Fixed promotion structure, not much room to grow

  3. "Senior Sales Account Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    IBM is a great School where we keep learning new technologies. The portfolio of solutions and products is very wide and rich.
    Great people and impressive expertise (industry focus)

    Cons

    Process.. Process...
    no team work..


  4. "IBM OK but very heavy processes"

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    Current Employee - Offering Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Offering Manager in London, England

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Wide scope of technology to work with.
    Good on equality issues
    Lots of very bright and generally very helpful people who you will work with.
    Lots of opportunity to develop yourself and make your own role.

    Cons

    Very sales orientated and in some cases very shortsighted with respect to longer term strategic goals.
    Lots of paperwork and processes to learn


  5. "Good company would highly recommend"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Really good opportunities for progression

    Cons

    Far too many hours required


  6. "painful but necessary reengineering of business model"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    variety, freedom to build skills, internal and external networking, adoption of new routes to market and embracing open source

    Cons

    static salary, lack of brand constancy and consistency, driving away experience


  7. "Great work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Time to learn, good support from senior executives

    Cons

    Too much selling focus, lack of team building

  8. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    New Ways of working, Technology advancement, Career Coaching

    Cons

    Work life balance and long travel


  9. "IBM"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility
    Good atmosphere at the work place

    Cons

    Repetitive job
    Sometimes a lot of work, a lot of hours


  10. "good compmay"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at IBM full-time

    Pros

    work friendly. flexible timing for work

    Cons

    nothing bad for this company.


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