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IBM Reviews

Updated 20 August 2014
Updated 20 August 2014
11,973 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.  

    Good Personal - Work Life Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Systems Engineer  in  Chennai
    Current Employee - Associate Systems Engineer in Chennai

    Pros

    Work from home option
    Good Training

    Cons

    Compensation is less in terms of increment
    No cons as such

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NA

  2.  

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

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

    Pros

    employee friendly environment and flexible working culture.

    Cons

    Slow growth in salary and promotion

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Work to Learn

    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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

    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
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  5.  

    Great products and services

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Advisory IT Architect  in  Bangalore
    Former Employee - Advisory IT Architect in Bangalore

    Pros

    nice work life balance; work remote option

    Cons

    low compensation; HR seems disconnected with employee issues

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    A good company for learning and growing

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Advisory Systems Analyst  in  Mumbai
    Current Employee - Advisory Systems Analyst in Mumbai

    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
  7.  

    Its a great experience with complete learning

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Enablement Leader  in  Chennai
    Former Employee - Sales Enablement Leader in Chennai

    Pros

    Good System, flexibility, easy networking, learning ambience and freedom to work

    Cons

    Poor Leadership, lack of support for career growth, adhoc decisions towards employee retention, poor HR system

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Though its a 100+ year old company to work with, there is a major error in leadership management and poor communication towards employee relationship.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    IBM is like Govt org. you will get the freedom here

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Service Spelist  in  Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Technical Service Spelist in Hyderābād

    Pros

    IBM is like Govt org. you will get the freedom here

    Cons

    don't expect much salary hike & your variable pay back..

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    management has to check who is really hard working for company...

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Work and environment is good.

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

    Pros

    Lot of opportunities to work in different areas and learn different technologies.

    Cons

    You need to be smart. Your work will be recognized and rewarded.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider giving sufficient salary increase for top contributors.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Great company to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Strategy Consultant  in  Bangalore
    Former Employee - Senior Strategy Consultant in Bangalore

    Pros

    Excellent work environment, good quality work

    Cons

    Very slow salary growth. So u need to neg better when joining

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give market hike to talent pool to retain them longer

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good experience

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

    Pros

    Good company with work life balance

    Cons

    No Pay rise from last 2 yrs

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More employee

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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