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IBM Reviews

Updated 17 December 2014
Updated 17 December 2014
12,328 Reviews
3.1
12,328 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work from home 2 days/week if you have to commute over 45 minutes to the office (in 1347 reviews)

  • Work life balance ( Work from home) & wider opportunity if you have good network (in 1315 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life/balance depends entirely on the management of your individual projects (in 423 reviews)

  • Senior Management thinks that too many metrics are replacement for good management (in 214 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Excellent organization for knowledge growth.

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderābād

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros

    Career development and growth in the organization. Access to vast pool of technical information, opportunities to get certified and excel in various technologies.

    Cons

    Tough competition as you go higher level up, very service oriented attitude in Hyderabad center, however it is a better atmosphere to work in one of the development centers

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Manager driven but vast, opportunities galore

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Bangalore

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    IBM is huge, the opportunity pool is massive, but takes time, patience and perseverance to crack into.

    Cons

    Experiences are extremely dependent on your people leader. It can go well or run aground depending on him/her.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Ensure there is adequate representation of employees in forums. During my tenure it was infrequent and limited.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    IBM - Best Place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Test Specialist in Chennai
    Former Employee - Test Specialist in Chennai

    I worked at IBM

    Pros

    Excellent career growth, Work from home option, less work pressure

    Cons

    Salary hike other than that nothing is there to mention

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please avoid politics

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good Working Conditions, great Atmosphere, Flexible timings, Good work Life balance.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at IBM full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good Inter Team Coordination, growing

    Cons

    Need to be more aggresive

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Sales, Business Development, IT, 20 Years

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Cloud, Mobility, Security & Compliance

    Cons

    Vision, rather No Vision is an issue.

  7.  

    Okay Kind of Job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros

    Good company if you want thrive, Lot of oppurtunities

    Cons

    Lot of politics that goes in the company, leadership is weak

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    IBM ISL Campus drive

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at IBM as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Culture. Everyone respects each other.
    good payment

    Cons

    be more friendly
    please conduct cultural programs frequently

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    ibm the name is enough

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at IBM full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    work culture,work from home,personal growth depends on project,off site experience.good location.good brand value in the market.

    Cons

    salary,increment is less and depends much on personal relation with manager rather than hard work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    transparency required

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Overall OK

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - SSE in Pune
    Former Employee - SSE in Pune

    I worked at IBM full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work life Balance as work from home is allowed

    Cons

    No hikes No Variable or very less 1% or 2%

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please learn to appreciate the employee if they are doing good work

  11.  

    Overall OK

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at IBM

    Pros

    People with strong fundamentals, helpful seniors.

    Cons

    Very low salary increment inspite of good rating.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better salary increment.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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