IBM Reviews

Updated 21 September 2014
Updated 21 September 2014
11,619 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.  

    Great place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Care Executive  in  Gurgaon, Haryana
    Former Employee - Customer Care Executive in Gurgaon, Haryana

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

    Pros

    Creative Thinking. Help the employee to grow professionally

    Cons

    Not a great pay master

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NA

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    one of best companies to work for

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros

    flexibility, good work-life balance, global exposure, learning opportunity, great culture

    Cons

    none as of now none as of now none as of now none as of now

  3.  

    One of the Best company to work and grow with

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • 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
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  5.  

    Good company to work for, particularly in IT services.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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
  6.  

    great comp to work !

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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
  7.  

    IBM NCR Region

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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
  8.  

    Very good experience

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

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

    Pros

    Good work environment and work life balance

    Cons

    Management is not good and no encouragement

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management should be more knowledgeable

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Neutral work-life balance

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

    I have been working at IBM full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work Culture depends on the Client you belong

    Cons

    Not a good appraisal after the first one

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Great to work

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

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    good work culture, good peers support.

    Cons

    not good management, no salary hikes

  11.  

    Review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Applications Developer  in  Hyderābād
    Former Employee - Applications Developer in Hyderābād

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

    Pros

    Good company to work for, Good work-life balancce

    Cons

    Not much work, Increments and growth is very slow

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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