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7.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 60 ratings in 2016)
"The company offers opportunities, responsibilities and collaboration."
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...

"Find something that really interests you about the company, learn about it and talk..."

"There are quite a few opportunities to socialise and network, which is great as it..."

"Offices vary depending on where you are in the company. Most have gym/shower facilities,..."

"Hours are fairly flexible as long as the work is done. However, this can vary from..."

"We get above average pay for a very above average workload."

"Being on the graduate scheme there are events being held regularly. Training in my..."

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

"I was given theoretical business situations and asked how I would react to them."

"We are encouraged not to print so as to reduce paper waste."

"Management are very supportive of your career and constantly give advice while being..."

"From my experience in IBM, opportunities are given to the best person regardless..."

"IBM offers many opportunities to progress. The company is huge so there are a lot..."

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"My work is with clients on their requirements; I negotiate/work with quotes with..."

"I have travelled with work and gained experience working in different industries..."

"The organisation could be better as you might not know what role you will be doing..."

"IBM made the first smartphone called Simon!"

"IBM is a large and diverse company that is accommodating to staff needs."

"I worked as an intern at IBM and enjoyed it so much that I applied as a graduate..."

"Training opportunities are good at IBM: you are encouraged to complete specific mandatory..."

"Several initiatives and teams with diversity in mind."

"Suggested education paths for specific job roles. The education offered is fantastic..."

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