Career Tips

How to Nail the Corporate to Entrepreneurship Transition (and Vice-Versa)

(8 min read) Stephanie Trunzo isn’t one to play it safe. After attending graduate school at Carnegie Mellon, she started her career developing technology at IBM. But after 13 years with the company, she took the biggest risk of her career — and the risk she is most proud of. In 2011, she left a […]

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Attract Recruiters’ Attention with these Resume Writing Tips

By Kari Coffey (5 min read) In most big corporations, recruiters support multiple openings, each requiring a unique skillset, and with an influx of applicants for each position we support, it’s refreshing to come across a well-presented, professional resume. On average, recruiters spend about six seconds reviewing a resume before making a decision to: a) […]

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Best Practices to Help Maximize Your Strengths during Interviews

 By Adam G. Staton There is a constellation of schools of thought about excelling in your interview. No two interviews are the same. However, here are some practices to alleviate the unknowns and allow you to play to your strengths. Do Your Homework Research the team ahead of time. Focus on the specific group and […]

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Eight Common Résumé-Writing Mistakes That Keep You From Getting Your Dream Job

Much has been written about writing a good résumé.  Unfortunately, anyone who has a résumé seems to fashion themselves an expert at résumé writing. In this article on our #RecruiterSeries, Steve Choquette will share common résumé mistakes he’s seen, along with tips to avoid them and get the job you want. Steve is one of […]

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How to Break into Offering Management and Grow Your Career

(12 min read) It hasn’t been long since IBM established the Offering Management discipline – a practice where Offering Managers develop into solution owners in the world of product management. But what is this really all about, and what type of work do Offering Managers do? We listened in on the conversation of Andrea Morgan-Vandome […]

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Want to Change Career Paths? Here’s How to Make a Pivot

Many of us start at our first job out of college thinking it will set us up for the rest of our career. And stepping off that path seems like a huge risk. When you’re on a straight and narrow career path, it’s easy to panic if you want to make a change. The good […]

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Ten Questions You Should Ask in a Job Interview

By: Steve Choquette (6 min read) “Do you have any question for me?” Ah, the dreaded question of a hiring manager just before they end the interview. Whether you are a searching for your first job, or are an experienced professional looking for that next career step, it is good to learn more about role […]

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How to Support Autistic Individuals in Agile Workspaces

By: Megan Roddie, Bill Dusch, and a network of autistic IBMers (5 min read) Agile workspaces are becoming more and more common, thus increasing the probability that an autistic individual will find themselves placed in such an environment. Due to sensory processing disorders and sensitivities to certain environments, autistics may encounter difficulties thriving in agile office spaces. […]

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Way to Success: Best (Free) Badges for Students

By Misty Decker (2 Minutes)   There are so many credentials, a busy student can’t possibly earn them all. So I asked employers for the top badges they look for on resumes. Here’s your short list (you’re welcome). Have Employers Call You I’ve heard from a number of employers that they take the list of […]

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Women in Consulting: “The Best Advice for Finding a Mentor is Simply to Ask”

On this issue of #WomenInConsulting, we are featuring Monica Logan  – the Digital Strategy & iX, COO & Offerings Lead at IBM Services. She shares her favorite part of working at IBM, her passion and advice on finding a mentor. Name:  Monica Logan Position/Positions Held at IBM:  Digital Strategy & iX, COO & Offerings Lead […]

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How the Youth Can Make a Difference: Reflections of an IBM Millennial from the Next Gen Lab

By Jing Sun (7 min read) I admit I sometimes have issues with procrastination. But a few weeks have passed and I still cannot give up the thought to share the fantastic experience I had in Singapore. Just a few weeks ago, I was surprised to receive an invitation from IBM Millennial Corps to attend […]

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