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What is the best part of working at the company?Salary was great,I'll definitely encourage a friend to work here.Performance bonus is paid as and when due.What is the most stressful part about working at the company?No stress,if you believe in hard work and you're paid enough. What is the work environment and culture like at the company?Good,respectful,great interactions among staffWhat is a typical day like for you at the company?I just tuck into my work and get it done
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Fun workplace

The career progression at ibm was laid out in front of me and it was clear to me that this was a place that cares about its employees. As an intern a lot was expected of me however guidance was never far away and there was abundant learning resources
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Nice work environment

Low starting salaryNice people and fun eventsVery nice office and good locationStructured career progressionOpportunity to work for various industriesTraining encouraged and supported
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Decent and flexible at a pricr

Flexible hours for manyOften normal hoursCan learn a lot and get trainingManagement play politicsCulture generally goodPay is good but not greatMostly good colleaguesHardest part is dealing with the daft management




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They are a great company! Dream job. I love working here and in a city that I really appreciate. The people are great and is in line with my career goals!
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Pretty decent, very corporate.

If you're looking for a good corporate working environment, IBM is pretty good. Pay is ok, most people are nice, sometimes the workload can be quite extreme depending on project requirements.
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Not great

Benefits are lacking. You feel small in such a large global corporation. Trainings seem to feel like BS/extra work. There has been a lot of lay offs.
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Good workplace

Good workplace, can learn new technologies. Opportunity to grow. Multiple possibilities. Supporting staff. Global brand. Can explore and work in multiple domains
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Good learning opportunities, career progression can be challenging

IBM provides ample learning opportunities, especially in the field of Cloud as Hybrid Cloud is the corporate strategy. However career progression can be challenging as there are too many boxes that need to be ticked before you can be moved to the next band
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“The HR were great. The management were very helpful and answered all questions. The work environment was clean and bright, and the deadlines were always on time.
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Productive and fun workplace

Productive and fun workplace. Great People . Good benefits. Corporate culture and good recognition and good for developing and progress. I would recommend IBM.
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Great place to work at

Super fun place to work at, we had many days that are spent to blend together as a workforce, you get lots of reconigiton and rewards for the work you do - great place for middle managers!
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became a toxic workplace

when I stated at IBM it was a wonderful place to work but by the time, I left the work environment had turned toxic with manager using tactics to force people, they did not like for personal reason out the doorthe number of people with real talent lost to this was socking we were also paid well below industry standard as there not been a pay raise for many years before I joined and none after


work colleagues where great people


nepotism was required to get anywhere
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Just another number

Typical corporate, treat you like a resource and if you are not a young twenty something then you are not valued.The benefits are decent but living with the constant threat of redundancy is not fun.
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Great place

Great place to work at. Had a wonderful time and learnt a lot from seniors. The atmosphere of the company was good. Would return there to work again if offered a job in the future.
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Great team

My team is fantastic - as far as QA work goes, I got lucky. Developers on my team write detailed test instructions and are welcoming of follow up questions. Every manager I've had here has been extremely supportive and encouraged me to keep learning.
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Lack of leadership, poor culture to encourage learning and growth

Getting the right senior leadership team is crucial to success. Take time to understand who on your team is supporting you. Great place for a new grad to learn the business.


Great brand, healthy salary
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Was a good job before TUPE over from G4S.Ibm are fantastic at losing contracts and getting rid of decent engineers.Once they got rid of the original dispatch,and brought in the manpower muppets,it went downhill.Asking you to travel 80 miles to an important job,when you have 3 hours left on shift.Shifts also at working 4 days over 7 at 10 hour days can be awkward.You have to work around the job.Also any overtime is standard pay.The lads and lasses are great,high management are teeth pulling awful.


Not much


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Good benefits and training

Large company, good benefits, good training. Suffers from being a US company and they are always looking to make cuts. Salary average, bonuses very poor if you get them, even for a high performer. Offers good training but hard to move up
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Good work-life balance

A lot of your work can be repetitive and very hard to climb the ladder. The learning courses are great to add on your CV. You have to sit in your role for a while in order to be considered to rotate into another department.


Remote Working, learning courses


Hard to progress
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Great place to work at and friendly people!

Training is great and great projects you are supported a lot everyone is nice so far I am enjoying my time here at IBM and I think its a great place to work at
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3.9 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.5 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.5 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.5 out of 5 stars for Management
3.7 out of 5 stars for Culture

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