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Updated Mar 29, 2014
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3.5 10,000 reviews

61% Approve of the CEO

IBM CEO Virginia Rometty

Virginia Rometty

(3,334 ratings)

58% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Most managers are pretty flexible if you want to work from home a couple days a week(in 1225 reviews)

  • There are no unrealistic expectations causing work-life balance to be messed up(in 1184 reviews)


Cons
  • Though the company espouses work life balance there is no getting away from work(in 369 reviews)

  • Senior Management thinks that too many metrics are replacement for good management(in 202 reviews)

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    Very good

    Remote Desktop Engineer (Current Employee) Hyderābād

    Proscompany values and leadership and recognition

    Constransport and bonus should be employee centric and not based on cost cutting or global market

    Advice to Senior ManagementPromotions and bonus

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    Good at middle level

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsUnlimited SL, WFH & Flexible working hours.

    ConsShould make lover level employee to friendly.

    Advice to Senior ManagementShould make lover level employee to friendly.

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    A company to settle with not to earn with.

    Senior Systems Engineer (Current Employee) Chennai

    Pros100% work life balance, Good work culture and friendly environment.

    ConsNo Salary increments at all.

    Advice to Senior ManagementAt least provide a basic increment every year. (8-10%). not 2-3%...

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Work Place IBM

    Applications Programmer (Former Employee) Bangalore

    ProsA platform to learn. Its more of institute rather than a company. Learn n Earn

    ConsGot to give a decent package

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe more flexible towards pay

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat Culture , Great People , Great Flexibility , Great Policies

    ConsComplexity makes it challenging at times

    Advice to Senior ManagementOn Right Track

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    wonderful experience

    Senior Network Engineer (Current Employee) Pune

    ProsAs I have spend my 3.5 years in same network facing same issue on daily basis that is why looking for more challenging profile

    ConsNot getting challenging issue due to this my technical skills are not growing

    Advice to Senior ManagementNo issue with Management

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Excellent Exp in IBM

    Consultant (Former Employee) Bangalore

    ProsExcellent Work Environment, facilities and career paths

    ConsNone, all things are in place

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

     

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

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosflexibility, work life balance, unlimited opportunities for career progression

    ConsI don't think there are any. I enjoy each day here

     

    Company / department provided very good platform to demonstrate my capabilities

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsLarge organization, offers plenty of opportunities

    ConsDifficult to get an idea across because of its size, legacy

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    Huge Company

    Senior Manager, CIO (Current Employee) Bangalore

    ProsThere a lot of good things in IBM, Technology and the best part of choosing technical ladder and management ladder.

    ConsWell huge population , so huge competition as you climb up the ladder.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet the management more control over decisions , I agree process is needed but you need to give much more power to the first line management.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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