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Updated Oct 17, 2019

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IBM CEO Virginia Rometty
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  1. Featured Review

    "Great colleagues and management - people care!"

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    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Bethesda, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Wonderful people, tons of learning resources, emphasis on personal and professional development.

    Cons

    Similar to working in any large organization, sometimes there are a few extra layers of red tape before things can get rolling.

    IBM2019-09-26
  2. "Excellent Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Manager 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Excellent, great, wonderful, fantastic, excellent

    Cons

    None, none of note,, can't think of any,

    IBM2019-06-13
  3. "A good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Excellent career development opportunities Challenging roles

    Cons

    Multiple layers of management Rigidity in decision making processes

    IBM2019-10-09
  4. "Software Developer - Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    promotes education and learning great colleagues work from home (if preferred) good salary many opportunities to move role

    Cons

    lack of direction at corporate level a lot of org/legacy restructuring

    Advice to Management

    pick a direction

    IBM2019-10-08
  5. "IBM Ireland"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Opportunity to work with multiple clients in different industries. Good learning opportunities.

    Cons

    Work Life balance can be a challenge at times

    IBM2019-10-03
  6. "Business development"

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    Current Employee - Team Leader in Dublin, Dublin

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

    Pros

    Not too much pressure, good salary, interesting products

    Cons

    Lack of business mind from some managers

    Advice to Management

    focus more on business

    IBM2019-09-29
  7. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Technology Support Services in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Is a very stable company, I like to belong to such an important company

    Cons

    In Ireland IBM does not offer health insurance

    Advice to Management

    health insurance

    IBM2019-09-25
  8. "Flawed giant"

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    Current Employee - IT Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Flexible work place, great colleagues

    Cons

    Poor decision making from "technical" executives time and time again. No understanding of the marketplace. Poor salary/bonus alignment with market.

    Advice to Management

    Stop pretending to be agile and truly adopt the practices.

    IBM2019-10-08
  9. "Great exposure to a large variety of jobs"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Great exposure to a large variety of jobs

    Cons

    You might end up working in a job that was not necessarily defined in your career progression

    IBM2019-09-18
  10. "Operations Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Good compensation package and opportunities for growth

    Cons

    A lot of .org restructuring

    IBM2019-08-31
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