Get the inside buzz from graduates at IBM

7.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 60 ratings in 2016)
"A company that invest in people and the future!"
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
 

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