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Great place to gain experience, but always had to "look over my shoulder"

Project Manager (Former Employee)

I worked at IBM

Pros- IBMers are some of the best people to work with in terms of skill and dedication. I have learned a lot from my colleagues there.
- Excellent benefits including a pension (I am not sure if this is still available for new hires).

Cons- Frequent Resource Actions (RIF)
- Always felt pressured to look for a new job within IBM even though my first line manager was a Professional Development Manager or a Resource Manager. Why not help me find a job?

Advice to Senior Management- The resource actions that have been taken have affected the morale of your employees. I was RA'd in 2009, but I found a new job quickly and have not looked back. Remember these former employees will become employees of companies that will influence the purchase of your products or services --- or they may not.

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Not a Good Place!

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Great to gain experience, but hard to go up the rank ladder

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Washington, DC (US)

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Pros: Great benefits, wide range of work opportunities, vast communication throught… Cons: IBM Internal Best Practices not up to par; meaning you're… Advice to Senior Management: Honesty is the best policy Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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