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Molly: My Life as an IBM Apprentice

Molly Parnham started her apprenticeship at IBM Hursley when she turned 20. She works as a Change Manager for the Secure shared delivery team under Global Business Services (GBS), and works with one of IBM’s biggest clients to help monitor and improve the systems they use. What made you decide to join IBM Apprenticeship? From […]

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Tom Talks About What He Gained from IBM’s Apprenticeship Program

Tom Woolford is a 19-year old Londoner working in IBM’s Southbank office. He’s doing his rotational degree apprenticeship with Pearson College London, studying Business Management. As part of the program, he worked for a marketing agency in Paris last year, moving there straight after his A Levels. We interviewed him to learn more about his […]

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Danielle Talks About Overcoming Initial Concerns on Apprenticeships

(4 min read) In celebration of the UK National Apprenticeship Week 2019, we are featuring five apprentices from the UK as they share their stories and the program’s positive impact on their lives. This blog features Danielle Ariyo-Francis, a 20 year-old from Surrey, UK working at the IBM Southbank office. She attends Pearson College London […]

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Working in a Tech World Where Gender Doesn’t Matter

By Andrea Martin (4 min read) As I write this blog I look at a roughly 9,570-day career at IBM. You may think “Wow, why didn’t she ever change her job?” or “Why did she never work for another company?” Well, let me elaborate on this a little bit. There are actually two aspects to […]

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Max Tells Us What He Gained from His IBM Apprenticeship Experience

(2 min read) In celebration of the UK National Apprenticeship Week 2019, we are featuring five apprentices from the UK as they share their stories and the program’s positive impact on their lives. This blog features Max Rickards, a 19 year-old from London currently working as an apprentice at the IBM Southbank office. His role […]

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Dani Shares Why She Joined the Apprenticeship Program in IBM UK

(2 min read) In celebration of the UK National Apprenticeship Week 2019, we are featuring five apprentices from the UK as they share their stories and the program’s positive impact on their lives. This blog features Danielle Arney, 19 years old, from Kent, UK. She is a degree apprentice currently working at IBM as part […]

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Life as a 20-year old at IBM

By Vanya Sabahova (3 min read) I am currently on my second year at the University of National and World Economy studying Statistics, a branch of mathematics dealing with data collection, organization, and analysis. After graduating from a mathematics high school, I decided that I wanted to study something related to maths, but something more […]

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This Inspirational Leader Talks About Her Journey, Finding Balance, and Why She Came Back to IBM

(7 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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30 Years and Counting at IBM

By Simon Davey (3 min read) You never really start a new role declaring, “Right, this is what I want to do for the next 30 years…” And yet, over three decades in IBM and I am still surviving and thriving. As Linkedin’s #InItTogether campaign states, “Rarely do people love their job strictly for the […]

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I Think Therefore I am an IBMer

By Caroline Thomas (5 min read)   Recently I was at dinner with some IBM colleagues, including someone who left IBM recently to start a job at another company. As you can imagine, many were interested to know how this person was getting on in his new job. Is the grass really greener on the […]

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Is Defining an Industry’s Future the Role of a Leader? Not at IBM

By Michael Palmer   At IBM, you don’t have to be an executive to create change The world is seeing a shift in how we conduct business right now, organizations are having to proritise experiences and services ahead of products, and look to personalise these rather than producing for the masses. We are seeing leaders look […]

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