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www.ibm.com Armonk, NY 5000+ Employees

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Good Place to grow technically

Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Melbourne

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

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.

Anonymous Employee (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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HR will never help a staff member. IBM will work you into the ground and then make you redundant

Operations Manager (Former Employee)
Sydney

I worked at IBM full-time for more than 10 years


Pros: Pay is around average but given the downturn expect IBM to use that to reduce wages for new hires. If you are able to… Cons: Very cost motivated which takes away from innovation, staff development and and a caring attitude to workers and customers. HR are quoted as telling new people… Advice to Senior Management: - to HR - the H stands for Human.... don't forget it - to operational managers, you should remember that you can be held legally… 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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