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IBM Reviews

Updated 29 January 2015
Updated 29 January 2015
12,744 Reviews
3.1
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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.  

    Good work life balance

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    Former Employee - Applications Developer in Pune
    Former Employee - Applications Developer in Pune

    I worked at IBM

    Pros

    They have some really good projects. Management is helpful. Opportunity to learn new technologies.

    Cons

    Compensation is not great. Not many perks.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Excellent place if looking for work life balance and market compatible salaries

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

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros

    Work life balance
    Work from Home Opportunities
    Learning and Training

    Cons

    Average Salaries
    Big organization to consider your impact

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    IBM is a school of opportunitites.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Operations Professional in Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Business Operations Professional in Hyderābād

    I have been working at IBM (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    So much to learn at IBM.

    Cons

    Completely overlooks good work which reflects in the pay hikes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They will listen someday.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Very nice

    Former Employee - SEO in Pune
    Former Employee - SEO in Pune

    I worked at IBM full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    very freindly and i understand a lot of thing

    Cons

    work in pressure even then it was good experience

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it always

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    most amazing place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Learning Program Manager in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Learning Program Manager in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros

    work life balance to be able to work on your ideas and see them shaping up is wonderful feeling

    Cons

    I really cant find any

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I am excited about new opportunities however I can never forget what I learned at IBM. I will always be thankful to my mentors guide and manager who led on path to success at IBM

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Its a good company to work with, However you need to keep yourself updated to be inline with the technology, skills

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Technical Subject Matter Expert in Chennai
    Former Employee - Technical Subject Matter Expert in Chennai

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

    Pros

    Work from home, Trainings, Multi culture environment, tools, decent salary, process, different geographic location teams to work with

    Cons

    few bad Managers can ruin your career

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  8.  

    Easily available for any degree holder

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

    I worked at IBM full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly Office culture
    Initial Bonus
    Good Support

    Cons

    Tough work life balance
    Midnight Shifts
    target pressure
    Low salary

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    good work life balance

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

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros

    good work life balance,there is good work life balance in IBM.

    Cons

    less increments,onsite opportunity, less opportunities for onsite opportunity

  10.  

    Application Developer

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

    I worked at IBM

    Pros

    Time flexibility .
    Lot of opportunities to lean.

    Cons

    No Hikes,compensation is not good.
    So much internal politics.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Worst management

    Doesn't Recommend
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good branding in your resume

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Bangalore

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros

    IBM culture was good once before HCL folks joined top management

    Cons

    No career Growth unless you do good oiling
    Good Work from home option now in doldroms

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue with Work from Home option...saves tme for your employees and cost for you

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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