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Updated 26 May, 2018
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  • Bad work life balance in the company (in 993 reviews)

  • In this competitive atmosphere, you must often work long hours (in 467 reviews)

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  1. "Software Developer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    IBM is a big company and gives you the opportunity to work with the best people in any field that you are working with. Peers are very helpful and you can learn a lot from senior members in your area. I find people to be very approachable.

    Cons

    IBM salary is not as good as some of the other big companies.


  2. "IT Specialist"

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    Current Employee - IT Specialist in Halifax, NS
    Current Employee - IT Specialist in Halifax, NS
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work pressure will be less, ppl around will be helpfull

    Cons

    Salary compensation is less and because of this many talented resources are leaving the company

    Advice to Management

    Pls provide proper compensation

  3. "SWE full time"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Lots of smart people to work with

    Cons

    no room to grow within company


  4. "Very Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at IBM full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Opportunities, flexibility and work life balance.

    Cons

    salary is not up to the market standards.


  5. "Lead SAP Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Senior Advisory Consultant in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Senior Advisory Consultant in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    High degree of work life balance

    Cons

    Not much projects in Canada
    compensation is below the market level

    Advice to Management

    Focus more not to loose the existing big accounts like Husky or Suncor etc..


  6. "System operator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Dynamic enviroment. Fast paced enviroment.

    Cons

    Low wages. Lots of extra hours.

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  7. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Accountant in Markham, ON
    Current Employee - Accountant in Markham, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities to grow and move. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Lack of communication and information sharing. Lack of good training

  8. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Client Support in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - Client Support in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very friendly and smart coworkers. Perfect employee support. Very caring and innovative.

    Cons

    Work is very demanding. Nothing else.

    Advice to Management

    Not much a manager can change for such a huge company with so many going on and a lot of philosophically made policies.


  9. "Client Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good training and overall compensation

    Cons

    Highly stressful work environment with constant targets chasings


  10. "Alright"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    - flexible time
    - work from home
    - not much pressure

    Cons

    - not exciting
    - no room to improve / promote
    - not much applicable skills to other companies


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