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Fun Workplace but fast paced

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Co-workers and Management were great. I had to resign and move out of state due to family health issues. There were a lot of young coworkers that needed to be trained and slowed down production.
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Large Company with depth of professionalism

IBM has been committed to the values of Dedication to every client's success. Innovation that matters. Trust and personal responsibility in all for 100+ years. This has looked different over the decades but has remained consistent. The deep professionalism is remarkable and not found in all organizations.It is a HUGE corporate organization, and will that comes the challenges of corporate life. Getting experience in this size of organization is invaluable.


Flexibility and deep professionalism


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love it

I love coming to my job and it's alot of growth within the company to exceed over and beyond. There are no issues as I been with the company for more than five years.
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Decent place to grow and make new connections

Overall it's a decent place to work. Where the stress can come in is when you're seeking a new project to land when there are hundreds of others doing the same thing. It's looking for a job in your job. You do have a multitude of training and educational options at your fingertips.
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Wonderful people - poor leadership

I was impacted by a company wide reduction in workforce. I suspect this plan was in motion a year before it was implemented. History shows this is how leadership responds to their mistakes.
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Highly Team Dependent, But I Enjoyed It

Your experience at IBM is highly team dependent because it is both an aging legacy company that is pivoting into consultancy while also a tech company. The first team I was on was a bit of a dumpster fire, but the pay was decent and the work life balance was excellent. My second team was more tech focused and technical, and I loved working with my coworkers. If you work remote and are ok with slightly below market pay, IBM is not a bad place to be at all.
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It's a decent company to work for. Flexible hours and reasonable management. Often, heavy workload in support desk. Pay is not always up to industry standard and is typically on the low side.
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Good and bad

Hard to advance when you are internal and not client facing, not paid at market rate. Leadership makes you perform the role for a year before promotion is given along with compensation.
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pretty good

“Overall, I enjoyed my experience with IBM. I learned a lot about how working in the corporate world. The workplace culture was great, everyone worked individually to complete assignments but was required to also work as a team for the completion of other work tasks.” 1“Good company and can work from home. I enjoyed going into the office as well since this is where I met most of my good friends. The culture is tough and you have be on top of your game.” 1“Fun to work for and great team environment. Check for accuracy of amounts to be paid and entered all A/P amounts in their appropriate accounts into the computer software system, and assisted other employees who fell behind on their work load.” 1“My typical day at IBM consisted of conducting technical and operational analysis of capital spending, budgeting, and tracking using advanced accounting application modules within SAP and its feeder subsystems, Capital Tracking Facility and Ledger Systems. I was basically analyzing and interpreting complex data identification of issues and development of alternate courses of action with recommended solutions. Overall, I enjoyed my experience with IBM. I learned a lot about how working in the corporate world. The workplace culture was great, everyone worked individually to complete assignments but was required to also work as a team for the completion of other work tasks.” 1I hope this helps!
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Fun workplace and atmosphere

people are ok to work with. Lots of room for growth an dopportunity. Workload can be overwhelming at times. It is importannt to take advantage of the PTO available.
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Good place to work

The company provides excellent training opportunities for new employees. The work was interesting. One issue is that the company is not very good at knowing when to let people go instead, they have a tendency to move. People laterally into a position where they can’t cause more harm.
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I worked at IBM for 25 years before the spin off to Kyndryl, It was an amazing experience traveling , learning and working with a lot of great folks. I will always cherish those memories
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Awsome workplace to grow your skills.

With IBM your growth is your limit. The ability to transfer from one division to another is one of the best. Every year you are given a stipend to learn new things. Sometimes mandatory but it is always about cutting edge.
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Pros and Cons

Remote work was great. Coworkers were great. Direct management team was great but I felt unappreciated most of the time by upper management. Great quote by a fellow employee, “Nothing changes but change.”
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Happily Retired

I had worked at IBM for many years, but retired recently. Enjoyed it tremendously as a training associate. Am now retired and enjoying life tremendously for now.
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Productive place

You can try yourself out in all sorts of technologies with supportive managers. It is hard to progress your career though.
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Toxic invironment

Working at IBM has been a mixed experience for me, marked by high stress and a demanding corporate culture. While it may suit some, for others, the environment can be challenging.Pros:I've had the fortune of working with some amazing direct managers who were supportive and understanding.Cons:High Stress: The work environment at IBM is intensely high-pressure, making it a tough place for those who do not thrive under constant stress.Training Challenges: The training process was quite rough, and it did not adequately prepare new employees for the demands of the job.High Turnover in Management: There is a noticeable turnover rate, particularly in management roles, which adds to the instability and unpredictability of the work environment.Inaccessibility of Some Managers: Not all managers are well-versed in the job functions they oversee. Their unavailability to answer crucial queries especially affects new employees.Corporate and Conservative Culture: The culture is highly corporate and leans towards being conservative, which may not align with everyone's values.Difficult Clientele: Working with clients can be extremely challenging, at times feeling like the expectation is to act more as servants than professionals.Demoralizing Atmosphere: There's an underlying sense of demoralization, stemming from the company's rigid expectations and interactions with difficult clients.Company's Social Responsibility: There is a clear disconnect between the company's substantial earnings and its contributions to local communities. More effort could be made in giving back.Workplace - 
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Big Company - Promotes growth

Like all big companies, it's all about the bottom dollar >>> Share holders rule. You can easily feel like a number...lost in the shuffle. But for the aggressive individual, there is growth potential. Great benefits, average pay. Some divisions pay nice bonuses (think new technology).
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Productive and fun

I worked at IBM for four years. I loved my job there, and leaving IBM was bittersweet for me. Not only did I grow as a person from my job, but I grew as a professional. I learned how to manage an entire office all by myself, and I made some very good friends by
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Workplace culture Poor

They went from a very family oriented and friendly company to a new age tent of counter culture.. They literally make it a hostile workplace for people with Christian value.
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Bad company unless you like to get let go after contract expires. Uses cheap 3rd world labor.

What is the best part of working at the company?nothing -Focus on the company and your individual experience while employed there.Your answers will help people know more about the company.What is the most stressful part about working at the company?knowing that i was being layed offWhat is the work environment and culture like at the company?casual Focus on the company and your individual experience while employed there.What is a typical day like for you at the company?Focus on the company and your individual experience while employed there.
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3.9 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.5 out of 5 stars for Compensation/Benefits
3.5 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3.5 out of 5 stars for Management
3.7 out of 5 stars for Culture

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