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IBM Reviews

Updated 19 Sep 2019

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IBM CEO Virginia Rometty
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  1. Featured Review
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    "Wonderful to work for"

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    Former Employee - Program Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    By far one of the most innovative employers I have ever had

    Cons

    Less agile than Google and still catching up with some startup tech companies when it comes to change management

    IBM2018-10-22
  2. "Brilliant company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Processor in London, England

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

    Pros

    Excellent company to work for, providing progressive opportunities and plenty of support.

    Cons

    Competitive and can be exhausting!

    IBM2019-09-16
  3. "Solid start if you're happy to steer your own learning"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Business Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Extremely flexible working conditions Good progression in first couple of years

    Cons

    Anonymity in a large company Ambiguity around structured learning plans

    IBM2019-09-19
  4. "Excellent work culture; not great pay!"

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    Current Employee - Integration Consultant in Hursley, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Work culture, flexible, opportunities to grow, opportunities to safely experiment with different career paths within IBM

    Cons

    Doesn't pay well as other companies

    IBM2019-09-13
  5. "Company with a vision"

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    Current Employee - Senior Managing Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Huge experience base, freindly , wide geographical coverage

    Cons

    More cohesiveness would have beeen better

    IBM2019-09-11
  6. "Awesome place to work with some great people"

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    Former Employee - Technology in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Exposure, Learning and development, People and support

    Cons

    Hierarchy, bureaucracy, you tend to become very comfortable

    IBM2019-09-11
  7. "Lovely Place to work"

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

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

    Pros

    Friendly and intelligent people everywhere

    Cons

    Slow, just trying to wake up now

    IBM2019-09-11
  8. "A great, relaxed, fun place to work."

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    Current Employee - Placement Software Engineer 

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Very relaxed, amazing co-workers, fun projects.

    Cons

    Low salary compared to competitors.

    IBM2019-09-06
  9. "View of IBM"

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    Current Employee - Associate Partner in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people, global reach, full stack

    Cons

    The brand works both ways

    IBM2019-09-04
  10. "Nice place to work"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer 

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Nice people to work with.

    Cons

    Could pay more, otherwise nice place to work.

    IBM2019-09-01
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