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7.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 60 ratings in 2016)
"IBM is a fast-paced but supportive environment to work in."
Pros: 
  • Graduate employees appreciate the opportunity to work on large projects that have big impacts.
  • Managers and mentors are very accessible and give regular feedback and advice.
  • Working hours are flexible and enable graduates to have a good work/life balance.
  • The company is committed to diversity and helps people to work around family.
Cons: 
  • Some areas of the job can require quite a lot of travelling.
  • IBM is so large that graduates may struggle to stand out.
  • The amount of information to take on board when starting at IBM can be a little confusing.
  • Some employees felt that the offices could have benefited from more facilities.
Culture
7.4 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
6.6 / 10
 
Hours
8.0 / 10
 
Salary
7.2 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.8 / 10
 
 
Training
7.7 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"Don't rush the application form and don't save your best examples until the interview..."

"The graduate community is great and there are always a lot of social events going..."

"The office decor is nice in client areas and the location in London is better than..."

"I work from 8:00am to 4:10pm taking regular tea breaks, having casual conversations..."

"Bonuses are related to whole group performance, and the pay is competitive with other..."

"Perks include a bike scheme, private medical insurance and dental insurance."

"The process involves: online competency-based application form (e.g. give us an example..."

"My interview consisted of questions on my technical background, and I also had questions..."

"There are recycling bins and lights that turn off automatically."

"I have had good managers who are there when I have needed them for support and a..."

"I believe IBM is a great employer for commitment to diversity. I am proud of this..."

"Promotion requirements are clear. The pace of promotion is entirely in the hands..."

"The company's primary means of contributing to wider society is through "Innovation..."

"I'm given lots of responsibility in my role, which is something I thrive on and makes..."

"The projects allow me to get such a vast amount of experiences as I move around different..."

"As with any large corporation, there's an array of processes which can take a lot..."

"They invented the calculator, the bar code & helped put the first man on the moo..."

"Exciting, current and caring."

"I applied here because it is a big name company that is very inclusive and forwa..."

"You often get to travel to Europe for training. As well as the core training, there..."

"IBM offer several internships and apprenticeships."

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