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IBM Good place to work, but less salary

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Current Employee - IBM Good Place to Work, But Less Salary
Current Employee - IBM Good Place to Work, But Less Salary

I have been working at IBM

Pros

Good place to work, but less salary

Cons

less salary,less leaves, more flexible

Advice to ManagementAdvice

no

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

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    Heavy workload, but many opportunities

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    Former Employee - GTS Midrange Engineer  in  Damastown (Ireland)
    Former Employee - GTS Midrange Engineer in Damastown (Ireland)

    I worked at IBM

    Pros

    Many opportunities with a variety of customers.
    A lot of freedom to innovate and develop better ways of doing things.
    Huge opportunities to learn and develop abilities.
    A lot of independence given to staff.

    Cons

    Clients are overpromised resources and services that haven't been developed. More coordination because sales and technical services would easily resolve this.
    Staff not protected from verbal aggression and abuse from customers.
    Not enough listening to lower level staff with direct customer facing roles.
    Failure to manage workloads resulting in hugely unrealistic workloads.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Coordinate relationships between management and operational staff more effectively.
    Stop selling services you cannot deliver, or at least delay implementation until capabilities are developed.
    Don't pick up bad customers on the promise of future business - it is already resulting in collosal losses.
    Listen to your staff - don't just take the clients word for it.
    Stop promising resources to clients that don't exist.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Excellent school but do not recognize their key human resources anymore as previously.

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    Current Employee - Senior Sales Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Software Engineer

    I have been working at IBM

    Pros

    Excellent Product lines and engineering skills,

    Cons

    Focus too much on stockholders and executive bonus based on stock value and profit versus customer's requirements and satisfaction. Not enough people in the field. Too many managers tracking numbers instead of helping their employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus less on IBM Stockholders and change current IBM Executive compensation plan to focus more on software development and customer satisfaction instead of IBM Stock value and profit. Hire more people to work directly with customers instead of hiring team leaders or manager to track business numbers instead of helping their employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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