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Updated 22 February 2018
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  1. "SAP Consultant"

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

    Pros

    an excellent place for career development

    Cons

    the same as in the rest consulting


  2. "Nice place to work"

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

    I worked at IBM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Environment and nice place to work.

    Cons

    you need to upgrade every where.


  3. "Advisory Customer Technical Professional"

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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

    Young multicultural office, you will hear multiple languages

    Cons

    Processes can be quite slow for example HR and Facilities

    Advice to Management

    Please continue to empower me to let me do what I am good at and help me when I ask for it.


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  5. "Just under 14 years working at IBM"

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    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in London, England
    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    You will certainly find a lot of hard working and very smart colleagues at IBM; leading edge of IT services and technology consulting; flexible work with opportunity to work from home, overall friendly and supportive culture,

    Cons

    Bonuses are minimal (if any); travel is often required for sustained periods in country and abroad; work-life balance often an issue; lengthy processes and bureaucratic internal limiting opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Streamline and simplify processes; reestructure bonuses scheme.


  6. "Rounded introduction to consulting"

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    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in London, England
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great support network, smart colleagues, leading edge of technology, plethora of training material available, fantastic financial and time support for external qualifications

    Cons

    Lots of travel for sustained periods, work always has a technology focus regardless of what competency you are in, bonuses are minimal if at all


  7. "Awesome"

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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 (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Research work, Work life balance

    Cons

    salary is little bit less compared to market


  8. "Client Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Top quality research and access

    Cons

    Difficult business environment limiting opporunity


  9. "Great start, but started to change"

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    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in London, England
    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Friendly, supportive culture, interesting and varied clients, flexible - lots of opportunities to work from home.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, salaries not comparable to other companies, lack of resource for training and development.

    Advice to Management

    Start investing in training and promote those who are good at their jobs, not good at selling themselves.


  10. "Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Team innovation and other staff

    Cons

    Why should i find if they are not

    Advice to Management

    Thank you!


  11. "Business Consulting"

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    Former Employee - Senior Business Management Consultant in Birmingham, England
    Former Employee - Senior Business Management Consultant in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Talented Resource pool with high skillsets
    Knowledge warehouse
    Gender diversity

    Cons

    Clow career growth
    Poor bonus structure

    Advice to Management

    None


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