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Flexible Environment, Network Driven, Consulting Firm

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Current Employee - Managing Consultant
Current Employee - Managing Consultant

I have been working at IBM

Pros

- The flexibility of the workplace allows employees to work almost anywhere
- Diligence and networking skills lead to success

Cons

- Project assignments do not consider local resources
- Large firm causes fragmentation and redundant work
- Intra-organization communication woes

Advice to ManagementAdvice

The employees and clients are generally frustrated by a siloed organization where information is abound, but difficult to find

Recommends
No opinion of CEO

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    Software Group is very good place compared to other groups. Easy to work with, very supportive and very good culture.

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant  in  San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros

    -- Good environment and work culture
    -- Very good internal communication and supportive
    -- Compensation in par with its competitors.
    -- Dynamic nature of work

    Cons

    -- Limited growth opportunities
    -- Technology is mainly limited to IBM software products
    -- Lot of travel
    -- Difficult to define and follow career path, will be stuck in same role for long.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look to reward employees who perform well,
    clearly able to define the career growth.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Better to go to the university

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    Former Employee - Predoc
    Former Employee - Predoc

    I worked at IBM

    Pros

    The only thing you can get form IBM is a good name on the cv.

    Cons

    Probably I've been unlucky, but I don't think IBM is a good place for a PhD candidates.
    I don't even have a decent workstation, the salary is bad and people are not nice at all.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Mentoring is important and managers should understand it

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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