Diversity

A Colorful Journey: One IBMer’s Inclusive Experience

(3 min read) By: Violeta Fabé I have worked for IBM for 13 years, but I have not always been out. When I started working for IBM in Madrid, Spain, where I am originally from, I was very “closeted”. It has been an amazing journey since then. After coming out at work to my colleagues […]

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Workplace Bullying: How IBM Stops Employees from Crossing the Line

(5 min read) By Amy Bennett In 2019, IBM launched a workplace bullying prevention course for over 300,000 IBM employees across the globe. Dubbed “Crossing the Line: Workplace Bullying Prevention” it is a 55-minute minute course that uses powerful examples to bring workplace bullying to life, helping us all better recognize and address bullying. I sat down with Sarah Siegel, Learning Design Manager—and […]

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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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Small Town Girl Puts “International” in IBM

(3 min read) Growing up in a tiny town in upstate New York, Miranda Velonis knew two things: First, she was whip smart. Second, it was a great big world and she wanted to see it. Step one was getting an education. As an undergrad at Bentley College (now University), Miranda majored in Accounting but […]

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Brazil Launches P-TECH to Develop Future Tech Professionals (EN, PT)

English Portuguese (4 min read) Just like in many other parts of the world, Latin America needs skilled labor more than ever. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), the region will have a shortage of more than 550,000 IT professionals by 2019, especially in new technologies including cloud, cyber security, artificial intelligence and networks. […]

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Adopting a Growth Mindset to Achieve the Extraordinary

By Kawther Haciane (2 min read) #BeEqual is instilled in our core values; our blue DNA. IBM values diversity and offers equal opportunities for all to achieve their full potential. I have been with the IBM Security Services business unit in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) for the past three years and it has […]

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IBM India’s Inspirational Executive on How to Grow Your Career

(5 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, life, and family commitments is a daunting challenge, but this series reveals how, with careful time management, flexible leadership, and a willingness to embrace […]

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What Asian Heritage Month Means to Me – Coffee Chat with Serena Chan

(5 min read) We grab a coffee with IBMers from around the world, and share our chat in the IBM Careers Blog. Today, you will meet Serena Chan, Partner Financial Services Sector, TD Bank Account IBM Global Business Services. In the morning, I like my coffee… I quit coffee ; )  Every now and then I […]

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5 Working Moms Share Inspiring Stories of Balancing Motherhood and Career

(10 min read) Making a choice between family and career is something that working moms around the world have to face every day. This becomes especially hard with children needing special care. Going back to work, staying at work, or continuing on an upward career trajectory becomes difficult to some mothers who need to balance […]

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Kindness Brings Us Together – How I Accomplished the Boston Marathon with an IBMer Guide

By Erich Manser (5 min read)   “A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees.” —Amelia Earhart. For me, the experience of running this year’s Boston Marathon was even more powerful than normal. This from a guy who survived the 2013 bombings, ran […]

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IBM Named One of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2019 (EN, FR)

English Français In March 2019, IBM Canada was named as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2019, selected by Mediacorp and published in The Globe and Mail (Canada). These are just a few of the reasons why IBM Canada was given this recognition: IBM Canada manages a global leadership development program to nurture high […]

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