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7.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 62 ratings in 2015)
"A supportive and inspiring company to work for."
Pros: 
  • IBM is a household name which works with top quality clients on cutting edge projects
  • The people-oriented culture means that employees at all levels are well supported
  • Training opportunities are plentiful and always of a high standard
  • Working hours are flexible and enable graduates to have a good work/life balance
Cons: 
  • The job requires quite a lot of travelling which can be tiresome
  • IBM is so large that a certain amount of bureaucracy is inevitable
  • There is a lot of new information to take on board when starting with at IBM which can a little confusing
  • Graduates could be given more information on the tasks they will be assigned to before starting work at IBM
Culture
7.6 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.0 / 10
 
Hours
7.8 / 10
 
Salary
7.9 / 10
 
 
Diversity
9.0 / 10
 
 
Training
7.9 / 10
 

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