Career Advice

I’m Obsessed With Work and Here’s How I Deal With It

(2 min read) By Daria Korenkova I’m very passionate about my job in general. I love getting things done and I can’t relax until I know that I have no more tasks for the day. Procrastination is just not a thing for me and even when I try to relax, I tend to relax anxiously. […]

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10 Steps to Getting a LinkedIn Profile That Rocks!

(3 min read) by Nick Thompson First impressions count, right? This could happen before you even talk to anyone. And when it comes to your professional connections, this can often happen through your LinkedIn profile. So how do you make a good online impression? Here are our top 10 tips to help you get a […]

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Inspirational Executive Marietta Davis Shares How Her Passion for Helping Makes Her a Great Leader

(4 min read) In the Inspirational Executive Series, we interview executive IBMers on how they have successfully built a career in leadership in this demanding market. Juggling work, life, and family commitments is a daunting challenge. This series reveals how, with time management, flexibility, and a willingness to embrace challenges, successful executives can succeed at […]

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Don’t Be the Victim of Job Scams: Watching Out for Red Flags

(2 min read) The #StayAlertStaySmart blog series helps candidates identify and counteract job scams. We provide information to help you be cautious and informed during your job search.   Job seekers can be vulnerable to scams that attract targets with fake opportunities. They then ask you to provide personal information or pay for services upfront. In […]

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Persistence and Finding Balance: Rani’s Advice to Women in Tech

Meet Rani Nimmagadda from Hyderabad in IBM India. She is the Global Systems SE Center of Excellence Leader for the sales management support function. As part of her 9-year career with IBM, she has been involved in various roles. Recently, she has been instrumental in setting up the Sales Management Support team for the Systems […]

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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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Does Your Company Walk the Talk on ‘Diversity and Inclusion’?

(10 min read) By Rachel Reinitz IBM has a long history of actively supporting diversity and inclusion — from policies enacted for equal pay for equal work in 1935 to providing domestic partnership benefits over 20 years ago (being one of the first major corporations to do so) to active opposition to Texas’s anti-LGBT proposed […]

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My Advice for a Successful Mentoring Relationship

(6 min read) By Michael J Martin Being a mentor is all about the learning and development of a person who is junior to you. Mentorship connects a more experienced professional with someone who is less experienced; an informal relationship to exchange knowledge, provide guidance, and share experiences, all aimed to help the mentee succeed […]

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How to Find a Job You Are Passionate About

A job is mostly described as an activity we do to support our lives. Many people go to work out of necessity. But what if going to work is the activity you choose to do day in and day out, because you love it? What if you handle important issues at your job, and feel […]

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4 Ways Organizations Can Close the Gender Gap in Leadership

(3 min read) By Carolyn Baird and Lynn Kesterson-Townes Despite abundant evidence that gender equality in leadership is good for business, an overwhelming majority of organizations say advancing women into leadership roles is not a formal business priority, according to a new study from the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV). In fact, women hold […]

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Dynamism and Constant Learning: How IBM Keeps This Millennial Engaged

By Polina Tsolova (2 min read) Millennials are everywhere. We read articles on how to manage millennials, how to organize corporate parties for millennials, and how to make millennials listen to other generations. We watch movies about millennials and read research studies about them. So what makes millennials so different? Well, for sure there is […]

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