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Updated 17 January 2019
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  • "Bad work life balance in the company" (in 1079 reviews)

  • "Low salary increments since last 2 years" (in 518 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

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    "Good place to start your career"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Lovely people, flexible hours and community

    Cons

    Slow to change and inform employees of the direction of IBM. Where are we going? How are we getting there? Redundancies of Operational Staff.

    Advice to Management

    Manage the people before they leave the business


  2. "Editor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Many many what else can I say

    Sure amazing stubborn waste of time interviews

    Cons

    Not sure not sure

    Advice to Management

    None

  3. "My time at IBM."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good work environment, exposed to new roles and technologies. Encouragement to learn.

    Cons

    No career progression or guidance. No clear definition of role, job responsibilities vague. Employee evaluation favours managers and not employees.

    Advice to Management

    More friendly one on one manager employee meetings. Aid in career or skill progression or get rid of checkpoint evaluation.


  4. "good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at IBM full-time

    Pros

    established company, good training, very good prospects and well paid

    Cons

    no cons I can think off


  5. "Sofrware Delivery Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Training and excellent work enviroment

    Cons

    They move a lot of accounts to other country to pay less


  6. "Project Manager"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Salary in-line with market values
    Good teamwork environments

    Cons

    Verbose processes which can result in slow turnaround in getting things doen


  7. "FPA"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible career development great leadership

    Cons

    A lot of red tape and delays

  8. "Data Specialist - Advanced Analytics"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Varied projects, fun to travel and meet new clients.

    Cons

    Corporate bureaucracy, limiting employee potential.

    Advice to Management

    Stop getting in the way of your employees


  9. "Sales representative"

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    Former Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Former Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Salary, trainning, career path, graduate program

    Cons

    Very big company with too many processes


  10. "Senior consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Great business ethics, smart people to work with and good compensation

    Cons

    Work life balance was not good