IBM Reviews

Updated 29 August 2014
Updated 29 August 2014
12,051 Reviews

3.1
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Most managers are pretty flexible if you want to work from home a couple days a week (in 1228 reviews)

  • There are no unrealistic expectations causing work-life balance to be messed up (in 1189 reviews)


Cons
  • Though the company espouses work life balance there is no getting away from work (in 373 reviews)

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

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    One of the Best company to work and grow with

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Citirx Engineer  in  Chennai
    Former Employee - Citirx Engineer in Chennai

    I worked at IBM full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    IBM is best for ITIL and Process management.

    Cons

    Indian Managers are not relevantly trained to understand the needs of Employees which lead to attrition.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Train Managers for Employee satisfaction and not for saving Project revenue

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good company to work for, particularly in IT services.

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

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

    Pros

    Dynamic company. Always willing to reinvent itself. Forward and progressive thinking. Great opportunity to work with experts.

    Cons

    Somewhat beurocratic. You may feel lost as it is very big and sometimes confusing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Doing great. But a little more focus on on employee orientation will help.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    great comp to work !

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at IBM

    Pros

    challenging work ,work from home

    Cons

    very less opportunities available.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    IBM NCR Region

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  New Delhi
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in New Delhi

    I have been working at IBM full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Plenty of work opportunity. Company environment supports work life balance. Cultural diversity. Job security. Carrier growth is good.

    Cons

    Complex processes and policies. Too big to get into focus and deep hierarchy.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Awesome place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern  in  Bangalore
    Former Employee - Intern in Bangalore

    I worked at IBM as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    -Work from home
    -Really amazing atmosphere
    -Amazing infrastructure at manyata tech park

    Cons

    None as such. QUite an awesome place to work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None as such

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great place to work.. Best company i worked so for

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros

    employee friendly environment and flexible working culture.

    Cons

    Slow growth in salary and promotion

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Work to Learn

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Lead CRM Operations  in  Gurgaon, Haryana
    Former Employee - Lead CRM Operations in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I worked at IBM full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    IBM is a good company to work with. You will learn a lot without any cost. Though they are not the best pay masters.

    Cons

    Growth is slow. They are also not the best pay masters

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep people who know how to value assets of the company and respect others.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Good Personal - Work Life Experience

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Systems Engineer  in  Chennai
    Current Employee - Associate Systems Engineer in Chennai

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

    Pros

    Work from home option
    Good Training

    Cons

    Compensation is less in terms of increment
    No cons as such

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NA

  10.  

    Great products and services

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Advisory IT Architect  in  Bangalore
    Former Employee - Advisory IT Architect in Bangalore

    I worked at IBM full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    nice work life balance; work remote option

    Cons

    low compensation; HR seems disconnected with employee issues

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    A good company for learning and growing

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Advisory Systems Analyst  in  Mumbai
    Current Employee - Advisory Systems Analyst in Mumbai

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

    Pros

    good learning opportunities and good place for performers.

    Cons

    Low salary and slow promotion

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    improve compensation to attract more talent

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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