Inspirational IBM Executive Chris Brown Talks About His Journey to Leadership

(3 min read) The Inspirational Executive Series consists of interviews with our executive IBMers to demonstrate how you can successfully build an executive career in this increasingly demanding market. Juggling work and personal commitments is a daunting challenge, but this series reveals how, with careful time management, flexible leadership, and a willingness to embrace challenges, […]

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6 Tips for Starting Your New DevOps Job

(5 min read) By Nife Oluyemi Recently I received my first warning email from IBM that I needed to do a regular update of my password for security purposes. It was only then that it occurred to me: I have already spent three months at IBM. This realization caused me to reflect back on my first […]

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Learn, Grow, Repeat: Why People Who Value Learning Thrive at IBM

(2 min read) By Chika Nakano Shortly after coming home from Canada where I studied as an exchange student at the University of Regina, I started job hunting in Japan. My priority was to work for a diverse and global company where I could use both Japanese and English in a multi-cultural environment. Initially, the […]

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My IBM Grad Hire Learning Journey

(3 min read) By Keziah Jan Isidoro Fresh out of college, I really just had one goal: to get a job. I applied to many different companies, beautifying my resume and spending late nights on JobStreet. I was determined to find a job where I would be able to grow, not only as a professional […]

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From Talent Network to Data Scientist – My First Days at IBM Were Beyond My Expectations

Since 2015, the IBM Female Talents Network has served as a sustainable network of female students and early professionals with hiring potential for IBM in the DACH market (Austria, Germany, and Switzerland). One highly successful initiative in this network is the Female Talents Program, a collaboration with the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Bosch. […]

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From Pineapples to Private Equity: How IBM Is Putting Blockchain Technology Everywhere

This must have been what it felt like when the internet was invented: You can’t stop hearing about it. And that “it,” in this instance, is blockchain. If you believe the blogs (and the tweets), then blockchain is a technology with the power to change businesses everywhere, and often for the better. To learn more, […]

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Dog Vision: Putting Dogs and Doing Good Together at IBM

(3 min read) By Joel Joseph I’m a huge dog lover, like the biggest dog person you’ll ever meet. And as a dog person, the biggest problem for me is that I have no dogs at home. That’s why I decided to go to the Humane Society this summer and see how hard it would […]

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I Ran the Boston Marathon as the Official Guide for My Fellow IBMer

(5 min read) By Bhumika Patel In May 2019, we shared the story of Erich Manser, an IBMer who ran with a fellow IBMer as his Guide Runner at the Boston Marathon. Now you can read about this experience from the perspective of Bhumika, who volunteered as a Guide Runner for the 2019 Boston Marathon. […]

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I Almost Gave Up on My Tech Career But Found New Hope in IBM

(3 min read) By Paula Dichoso After not having a job for almost 6 months, I was at a low point in my life. I was so discouraged that I was ready to give up and find something outside of the career and industry that I had initially chosen. Little did I know that there […]

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5 Reasons I’m Thrilled To Spend My Summer as an Offering Manager Intern at IBM

(4 min read) By Andrew Sears As a student, choosing where to intern is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make. If you’re an MBA student like I am, it’s probably the number one thing that’s been on your mind since school began. The internship search process can be as exhausting as it is exciting, […]

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The No. 1 Way to Guarantee Career Happiness

(7 min read) Study after study suggests that there is one thing people value in their careers more than anything else: meaning. A 2018 BetterUp study found that the average American worker was willing to forego 23% of their entire future lifetime earnings in order to have a job that was always meaningful. PwC’s recent […]

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