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Good Place to grow technically

Software Engineer (Current Employee) Melbourne

ProsPlenty of learning opportunites.
Good technical programs for employees (redbooks, certifications)
Technical career path.

ConsLow salary.
Low salary increase curve.
Too many levels of management and approvals.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Greatly disappointing.

    (Former Employee) Sydney

    I worked at IBM for more than 3 years


    Pros: Most departments discourage employees from working over time. Cons: The A/NZ sales and marketing community is sadly filled with dirty politics. Highly questionable behaviours abound that challenge even the company's own Business Conduct Guidelines.… Advice to Senior Management: Totalitarian leadership and playing favourites gets you a bad reputation, many of you already do,… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Top-heavy bureaucracy, often highly frustrating

    Managing Consultant (Current Employee)

    I have been working at IBM full-time


    Pros: Great work/life balance Pretty much allowed to be yourself - good autonomy Reasonably varied work (sometimes) Can be interesting if… Cons: Huge administrative overhead Lots of incompetent people Perverse incentives created by poorly thought out performance metrics Feel like an employee ID… Advice to Senior Management: Looking up there is little to inspire me No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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