IBM Reviews

Updated 21 October 2014
Updated 21 October 2014
11,853 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 1297 reviews)

  • Work life balance ( Work from home) & wider opportunity if you have good network (in 1271 reviews)


Cons
  • Though the company espouses work life balance there is no getting away from work (in 410 reviews)

  • Senior Management thinks that too many metrics are replacement for good management (in 207 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Not the best but its ok to start

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Good Place to work, people, environment, location.

    Cons

    low salary,bad management,no free coffee

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide better perks for employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    Good products but bad leaders

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Bangalore

    I worked at IBM full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great products, good middle ware stack

    Cons

    Bad leaders, bad work life balance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire good people

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Not happy with the management and policies

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Noida
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Noida

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

    Pros

    Very nice for WFH people

    Cons

    No technical exposure, No Hike, No internal movement, just favoritism works ,, If your manager is happy, everything goes well otherwise hell

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please change your thoughts, be open heart, don't jealous with some one's progress, judge employee on their performance not how sweetly they are buttering or showing fake faces,

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Overall a good company, When comes to a project and its purely a manger driven thats were you get tossed.

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    Current Employee - Operations Professional in Chennai
    Current Employee - Operations Professional in Chennai

    I have been working at IBM as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great learning, Hierarchy, Benefits through cross competency etc

    Cons

    Manager Driven, Relationship problems always... changes shift difficult to handle.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    IBM lacking employee satisfaction, Do listen to employees and their feedback

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Good Company

    • 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 3 years)

    Pros

    Have learned lot of things. Good for experienced employees.

    Cons

    Not much hikes and band hikes as well

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nothing....

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Analyst

    Current Employee - Financial Analyst
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst

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

    Pros

    great environment to work in.

    Cons

    Nothing actually. There are hardly any cons.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great work....Kepp it up!

  8.  

    good environment

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at IBM

    Pros

    good place to work and to develop

    Cons

    salary hike is very less and as well as promotion

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

    Home environment company with great flexibility

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Technical Service Specialist in Noida
    Former Employee - Technical Service Specialist in Noida

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

    Pros

    True result of employ devotion to work has been seen. Most managers truly helps their employs to move to further dream tracks and support their growth.

    Cons

    Never faced one. I am proud to say that.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work load management is good but still considering new ideas even from fresher needs to understand, It helps a lot for avoiding rework. They are fresh minds, always thinks smarter. That's punchline of IBM.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great Company to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Applications Designer in Calcutta
    Former Employee - Applications Designer in Calcutta

    I worked at IBM full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    So motivating environment, everyone is focused about delivery, lots of way for learning

    Cons

    Work life balance is difficult

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    nice

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IBM as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    work is related to my skills

    Cons

    sometime you will have the opportunity to work individual

    Recommends

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