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IBM Reviews

Updated 27 Feb 2020

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3.7
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IBM CEO Virginia Rometty
Virginia Rometty
17,996 Ratings
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    "Innovative, Forward-Thinking, Disruptive"

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

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

    Pros

    Culture of continuous learning and re-invention

    Cons

    Some processes could be shredded

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    IBM2019-11-02
  2. "Brilliant Opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in London, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at IBM full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Breadth of opportunities, global potential, great work culture and fantastic people

    Cons

    Availability and choosability of roles/projects

    IBM2020-02-25
  3. "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - IT Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, opportunities to travel, new technologies.

    Cons

    Process driven, Quarter focused, US centric

    IBM2020-02-27
  4. "Culture, diversity, community"

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    Current Employee - Management Consultant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Culture, diversity, community, opportunities

    Cons

    Networking, need a certain go getter attitude

    IBM2020-02-22
  5. "Great work life balance and flexible benefits!"

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    Current Employee - Cloud Solution Architect in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and a very supportive work culture!

    Cons

    I can't think of any :)

    IBM2020-02-20
  6. "Big Blue is slow to change"

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    Current Employee - Managing Consultant in London, England

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

    Pros

    Great people, interesting projects, flexibility over working location dependant on client requests

    Cons

    Heavy reliance on hierarchy and process

    IBM2020-02-21
  7. "good company"

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    Current Employee - Commercial Finance Analyst 

    I have been working at IBM part-time

    Pros

    very good life work balance

    Cons

    you do not have much authority

    IBM2020-02-20
  8. "A good company, but one where investment is now sadly lacking in maintaining a UK workforce"

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    Former Employee - Delivery Project Executive in London, England
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Lot of Empowerment. Trust. An ability to move jobs internally

    Cons

    You go where the company wants you to. Salary expectations

    IBM2020-02-20
  9. "Great learning environment"

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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

    The people are generally smart, welcoming and fun

    Cons

    The processes are still bureaucratic and slow; though much improved since when I first started!!!!

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    IBM2020-02-20
  10. "Typical pros and cons of a Global Giant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Job security stability Good training Opportunities Benefits

    Cons

    Impersonal Small cog in big machine People continually move horizontally

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    IBM2020-02-20

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