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IBM Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Dec 14, 2019

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  • "At times work life balance gets challenging(in 1195 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Senior Performance Engineer in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    * Offers perfect Work/Life balance * Competitive Salary * Profit Sharing every year * Bonus every year * Flexible working hours * Work from home (based on your team)

    Cons

    Company is going through a big change which sometimes be hard to accept.

    IBM2019-04-11
  2. Helpful (1)

    "good work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good work life balance at ibm.

    Cons

    boring company, no benefits, not even free coffee

    IBM2019-11-12
  3. "Account Manager"

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    Current Employee - Account Manager 
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Smart people, great work life balance

    Cons

    Too old, processes, not flexible, politics

    IBM2019-10-30
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Poor management skills"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance

    Cons

    Poor management skills. Bums working in IBM for many years get promoted without any skills assessment

    Advice to Management

    Go to market and replace your top line management from Leading tech firms

    IBM2019-11-08
  5. "Great Company, Great Beliefs, Great Atmosphere"

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    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Infrastructure, learning, exposure, global scale, leadership, people, team, work life balance.

    Cons

    I do not have any cons.

    IBM2019-10-23
  6. "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
  7. "Generally an ok place to work but becoming out dated with technologies and practices"

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    Current Employee - Scrum Master in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance and good to be able to work from home although that’s often at the discretion of your manager

    Cons

    Quite out dated with a lot of technologies and processes

    Advice to Management

    Embrace change or you’ll never move forward. The industry is changing very fast

    IBM2019-08-06
  8. "Except salary and career progress, good on everything else"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Dublin, Dublin

    I have been working at IBM full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good working environment, smart people work with, work life balance

    Cons

    salary is not competitive, less career progression

    IBM2019-08-05
  9. "IBM review"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexibility, Good work life balance

    Cons

    Hard to get promotions, Pay reviews non-existent

    IBM2019-07-04
  10. "IBM Cloud Sales Specialist"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Current Employee - Account Executive in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stability, good work-life balance and ample spectrum of career possibilities.

    Cons

    Bureaucratic, slow. Benefits are not at par with other large corporations.

    IBM2019-07-02
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