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A Job Seeker’s Guide to Becoming a Social Media Superstar

(2 min read) When was the last time you checked your social media profiles? Is your LinkedIn account updated with your latest achievements and skills? And can anyone see all your pictures on Facebook? Social media has rooted its way into many parts of our lives, and the job search is no exception. We asked […]

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Tips to Rock That Job Interview!

(2 min read) Score! You just got the call you’ve been waiting for. You are invited to a job interview! You’re one step closer to your dream job and the reality sets in—you have an important interview to prepare for! They may be interviewing several people for the role so you have to be ready […]

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Make Your Resume Stand Out from the Pile

(2 min read) Looking for a new opportunity? Then you’ll be asking yourself that age-old question: “How can I make sure my resume is on the top of that pile?” Well, ask yourself no more! We asked IBMers to share their best advice on how you can make your resume stand out and land a […]

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Future-Proof Your Career: 4 Ways To Enhance Your People Skills

(6 min read) The workplace is fundamentally changing, and with it, employees must find new ways to create value and become indispensable. Although the labor market in the developed world is strong, we must be prepared for external factors like fluctuating markets, trade disputes, and disruptive technologies that will impact global employment. There are steps […]

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4 Things You Can Do Today to Boost Your STEM Career

(3 min read) Phaedra Boinodiris is dedicated to the mission of STEM and inclusivity in her community. She is particularly passionate about AI and Ethics. We chatted with her about the challenges that young students in STEM face today and her advice on how to overcome them. Phaedra shares, “As an advocate for STEM and […]

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3 Personality Traits Observed in Prolific Inventors

(3 min read) By Shikhar Kwatra I have always been a curious kid. I like thinking of new ideas and solving different problems that can automate tasks and lead to a better quality of life. As an IBM Master Inventor and a member of invention development teams at IBM, I enjoy ideating and creating new […]

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5 Ways to Create Great Content To Grow Your Personal Brand

(2 min read) By Bridget King I recently presented at the Future Workforce Conference in Toronto on the power of social media to build your digital brand as an HR professional. Although developed for recruiters, anyone can benefit from these strategies as the future of work will require you to significantly invest in your digital […]

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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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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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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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5 Pieces of Advice for Talent Leaders & Professionals in 2019

(4 min read) In his previous blog, Kevin Blair, IBM’s Head of Global Talent Acquisition, revealed his top 5 talent priorities for IBM Talent Acquisition for the remainder of 2019. Kevin has been speaking across the globe at popular HR and Talent events about the state of IBM’s transformation journey to reinvent the talent acquisition […]

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