Asia_Pacific

Intern Spotlight: Meet Pyu Thit, Application Consultant Intern

(2 min read) “Make mistakes and learn from them.” This is one of the key takeaways of Pyu Thit New, an application consultant intern who graduated with a Diploma in Business Enterprise IT from the Nanyang Polytechnic in 2019. In this interview, she shares about how her constant thirst for learning and not being afraid […]

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Guided By a Sense of Purpose

(2 min read) By David La Rose I felt particularly proud to be an IBMer when I sat down to watch the ABC’s Catalyst Program last week talking about the advances we are making in robotics and the impact it’s having on the lives of so many Aussies. On the show, Dr. Nikki Stamp met […]

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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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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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This is Why I Volunteer

By James Cleaver (2 min read) It’s 2:00am and I’m crouched over my computer screen, staring blankly. I know I have an error in my code somewhere—a forgotten comma, colon, or some other minor error, but unable to focus enough to solve it. In less than 18 hours there will be 100 teachers walking in […]

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IBM Has Always Been Defined by the IBMer

By: David La Rose (2 min read) I came across an interesting fact the other day: In 1958, the lifespan for a company on the Standard & Poor (S&P) 500 was roughly 61 years. Today, the average is just 18 years, which means that 75% of the S&P 500 will be replaced by 2027. At 107 […]

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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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IBM Awarded as the “Best Company to Work for in Asia 2018”

HR Asia, the largest circulating publication for HR professionals in Asia, recognized IBM as the “Best Company to Work for in Asia 2018” at an awards ceremony held in Shanghai, China last October 19, 2018. Danny Zhang, IBM Regional Talent Acquisition Leader, Asia Pacific and Greater China Group   Over 6,000 employees from almost 200 […]

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IBM Executive on Building Diverse Teams and Empowering Them to Focus on Outcome-Based Performance

On this issue of The Inspirational Executive Series, we are featuring Hui Li Lee, Vice President for Asia Pacific IBM Global Business Partners, as she shares her view on building diverse teams and empowering them to focus on outcome-based performance. The Inspirational Executive Series consists of interviews with our executive IBMers to demonstrate how you […]

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My Name. My Confidence: How IBM’s Name Change Tool Changed My Experience at Work as a Transwoman

IBM has introduced a limited pilot program for employees in select countries to participate voluntarily in a name change override program. The program is designed to alter the participant’s name in a subset of applications linked to IBM’s directory. Let’s hear Kristina’s story about the program. By Kristina Justine For some, a name is just a […]

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This HR Leader Stepped Out Of Her Comfort Zone and Learned How to Sell Technology

Are you the kind of person who loves a challenge? If so, you will enjoy reading this story about an IBMer who was challenged to do something completely different… By Lavanya Lakshmanan At the core of IBM’s ongoing transformation and strong culture of innovation is the focus on building skills through continuous learning. Last year, […]

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