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Many positions moving to Brazil

Program Manager (Current Employee) Oakbrook Terrace, IL (US)

ProsWork at home is great.
Benefits are good
I thought I would have more Pros, but there aren't any left.

ConsVery long hours - easily work 11-12 hour days and still far behind in work
Most work in my area moved to Brazil
No time for education
Constant threat of layoffs...every quarter. I'm just hoping I get it next and get it out of the way. I've probably skirted 8-10 of them already.
Used to perform real analytical work, now we just comply to business controls, perform the minimal work necessary and that's it. No innovation or ...no time for it

Advice to Senior ManagementGive employees time to actually perform their work and do a good job. I sit in meetings for 6-7 hours a day. Useless....

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    2 people found this helpful  

    Looks better from the outside looking in.

    IT Consultant (Former Employee) Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at IBM

    Pros: Great Brand recognition. Limitless online classes available. Generous… Cons: Not a supportive work environment for entry level employee's. No structured mentoring program. Annual performance appraisals… Advice to Senior Management: Take the time to develop new hires. Most candidates hired by IBM are… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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    Poor compensation and benefits, Good flexibility

    Project Manager (Current Employee) São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros: The real great benefit at IBM is the flexibility to work from anywhere and depending on the position, anytime. Also, the possibility… Cons: The compensation plans in IBM are really low comparing to similar on the market. The monthly salary is very low and benefits are far below… Advice to Senior Management: They really need to think if they want to continue to get cheap workforce so in very little time the quality of services will start… More

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