IBM Reviews

Updated 30 September 2014
Updated 30 September 2014
11,682 Reviews
3.1
11,682 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 1279 reviews)

  • Work life balance ( Work from home) & wider opportunity if you have good network (in 1260 reviews)


Cons
  • Though the company espouses work life balance there is no getting away from work (in 398 reviews)

  • Senior Management thinks that too many metrics are replacement for good management (in 205 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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    IBM, India

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    Current Employee - Applications Developer  in  Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Applications Developer in Gurgaon, Haryana

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

    Pros

    it is a good company where you can aware of lots of training IT Processes.A lot of flexibility.

    Cons

    No hike once you joined

  2.  

    Very good experience

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    • 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
  3.  

    Great to work

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    • 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

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    Review

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    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
  6.  

    Great place but stagnant salary

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Backing of 100 yrs crossed company

    Cons

    Too many process, manager oriented.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Neutral work-life balance

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    • 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
  8.  

    Manager

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

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

    Pros

    Work-life balance, Work-life balance, Work-life balance,

    Cons

    Stogy, Stogy, Stogy, Stogy, Stogy, Stogy,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get back to core values

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Flexible Working Environment

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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 full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good working Environment
    Work from Home option
    Good support from Management(Depends on Project & Manager)
    Lot of projects to chose

    Cons

    Less or zero salary hike
    Less onsite opportunities
    Not much flexibility in choosing projects

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Retain good employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Big company, lot of opportunities IF you want to learn

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Package Solution Consultant  in  Bangalore
    Former Employee - Package Solution Consultant in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Work life balance is great, decent pay, opportunities to learn if you are in the right project and have a friendly manager

    Cons

    Lot of managers and less technical people who can actually work. A lot of red tape goes on even for simple processes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Cut the managers..Delivery managers, DPEs and what not.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Good to work But Long runners will not be Paid Enough

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    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Flexible to Work, Good Learning Environment and no Much work pressure

    Cons

    Compensation Very bad for Long runners in IBM

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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