IBM Reviews | Glassdoor.ca

IBM Reviews

Updated 22 March, 2019
40,526 reviews

Filter

Filter


3.6
StarStarStarStarStar
Rating TrendsRating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
IBM CEO Virginia Rometty
Virginia Rometty
15,888 Ratings

Employee Reviews

Sort: PopularRatingDate

Pros
Cons
  • "Work life balance especially to new mothers" (in 1085 reviews)

  • "Low Salary growth in comparison" (in 528 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. Featured Review

    "Great Employer"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very flexible work/life balance
    Great benefits
    Great opportunities for those constantly challenging themselves

    Cons

    Slow raises and easy to get lost as a number in such a large company


  2. "Great work experience"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at IBM full-time

    Pros

    flexibility and learning environment helped me with my career

    Cons

    bureaucracy and just taking too much time to get certain things done

  3. "Employer Review"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solutions Architect
    Current Employee - Solutions Architect
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Best company to work for !
    Lots of learning opportunities !

    Cons

    One has to work hard to get the visibility across the organization.


  4. "Software developer"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at IBM full-time

    Pros

    It's always good to work in an old company like IBM as their benefits would impress you and have a job security

    Cons

    It's a very long chain of hierarchy to get any issue reported to higher management.


  5. "IT Consultant"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Great opportunity for new Grad

    Cons

    limited growth for experienced professionals


  6. "Project Manager"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits with upward mobility

    Cons

    Mediocre pay and lack of work / life balance


  7. "Software Developer"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    - Flexible working hours
    - Over-time is kept at a minimum

    Cons

    - Heavy on the processes which can lead to d
    - Internal conflict of interests can be a burden in getting things done on time

  8. "Avoid IMO"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time

    Pros

    recognized company, still have name recognition in business
    decent benefits

    Cons

    everything else, cutting corners, terrible developers


  9. "Associate System Engineer position"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at IBM full-time

    Pros

    It is a very good place to learn, we will get great exposure to clients and senior developers guide well.

    Cons

    Management and Project assignment strategy followed


  10. "Tsm"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Great managers, lots of career paths

    Cons

    Too many employee cuts and not enough perks.