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Horrible

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at IBM

Pros

The retirement plan is 4% matching (100% employer contributed)

Cons

Everything else -- management, scummy practices in dealing with consultants, etc.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Stop treating people like crap.

Doesn't Recommend

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    Hard work is rewarded. Career opportunities abound but networking skills are a must.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA (US)

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros

    Professional to the core. No arrogance about the great work that is done. Client is king. Work hard to maintain strong partnerships. Great technology that can change the world.

    Cons

    Professionalism can read as too stuffy or boring. While there are some fun events such as a quarterly afternoon with beer and music, it isn't Google/Apple/Facebook-type fun. No awesome bands coming to play, etc.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If folks want a carefree place to work, it isn't likely you will become a manager at IBM. At the low level, it can be more relaxed but as you move up, fun isn't pervasive. I don't think it necessarily should be so I am not sure they should change anything. IBM culture is professionalism even though that may be boring at times - it is dependable.

    Recommends
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    ok

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    Current Employee - IT Analyst
    Current Employee - IT Analyst

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros

    it pays a decent amount and it's a well known company all over the world so you will definitely land another job if you're laid off.

    Cons

    sometimes the people over there can be kind of cranky and not willing to work with you which is really not a great environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    you guys have to do a better job. seriiously, you need to change your focus and treat your employees better like seriously.

    No opinion of CEO
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