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My Advice for a Successful Mentoring Relationship

(6 min read) By Michael J Martin Being a mentor is all about the learning and development of a person who is junior to you. Mentorship connects a more experienced professional with someone who is less experienced; an informal relationship to exchange knowledge, provide guidance, and share experiences, all aimed to help the mentee succeed […]

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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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5 Talent Priorities for IBM in 2019

(5 min read) Kevin Blair, IBM’s Head of Global Talent Acquisition, has recently spoken at various HR and Talent events and conferences around the world on the state of IBM’s talent transformation journey. With so many disruptions to the business and talent experience, we realized early on that IBM needed to reinvent its talent acquisition […]

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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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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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5 Great Career Blogs You May Have Missed in 2018

In 2018, IBMers from various fields and specializations wrote blogs and gave career advice for those interested in further developing their professional skills or looking to build a career with IBM. Here are our 5 career blog picks from 2018: On The True Purpose of Networking “Networking is about giving, being a mentor, sharing your […]

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The Hitchhiking Cat’s Guide to Getting a Job in Quantum Computing

By Jay Gambetta   While traveling around to give talks about quantum computing, I’ve noticed two things — the enthusiasm of our growing community, and the frequency of the following question: “I don’t know much about quantum physics, but can I get into quantum computing?” The answer I give today is very different from what […]

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Jobs of the Future: A Brave New World

Have you ever wondered how will jobs of the future look like? In this article, IBM’s Steve Choquette explores what jobs have come into existence as a result of the ever-changing technology. By Steve Choquette   IBM CEO Ginni Rometty said that 100% of all jobs will change due to the infusion of artificial intelligence.  […]

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The 5Ps of Personal Networking

What are the most effective ways to connect with your peers and mentors? You may have hundreds of connections on LinkedIn, but how do you leverage them in a more structured way to maximize the purpose you’re seeking? Learn how to create more structure in the way you network with these “5Ps of Personal Networking.”   […]

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