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Dog Vision: Putting Dogs and Doing Good Together at IBM

(3 min read) By Joel Joseph I’m a huge dog lover, like the biggest dog person you’ll ever meet. And as a dog person, the biggest problem for me is that I have no dogs at home. That’s why I decided to go to the Humane Society this summer and see how hard it would […]

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I Ran the Boston Marathon as the Official Guide for My Fellow IBMer

(5 min read) By Bhumika Patel In May 2019, we shared the story of Erich Manser, an IBMer who ran with a fellow IBMer as his Guide Runner at the Boston Marathon. Now you can read about this experience from the perspective of Bhumika, who volunteered as a Guide Runner for the 2019 Boston Marathon. […]

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The No. 1 Way to Guarantee Career Happiness

(7 min read) Study after study suggests that there is one thing people value in their careers more than anything else: meaning. A 2018 BetterUp study found that the average American worker was willing to forego 23% of their entire future lifetime earnings in order to have a job that was always meaningful. PwC’s recent […]

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How Luke Hiller Became IBM UK’s Most Decorated Apprentice

(3 min read) IBM GTS Infrastructure Architect Luke Hiller shares his IBM career experience, including advice for anyone considering an apprenticeship and how he became IBM UK’s  most decorated apprentice. Tell us a bit about yourself. From a young age, it was always apparent that I was a practical learner. Because of this, I always knew an apprenticeship […]

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We Asked 3 Tech Interns To Share What’s Great About Their IBM Hackathon Experience

(8 min read) This summer more than 600 technical interns across the US and Canada participated in the North America Intern Hack. During this internal hackathon, teams of interns worked together to develop new solutions inspired by IBM technology. The participating teams engaged with mentors to create their designs and architect their solutions, consulted with Subject Matter Experts to address challenges, and presented their solutions to a panel of […]

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What Is Blockchain? How To Start A Career In This Emergent Tech Field

(3 min read) No matter what your field is, there’s a good chance you have heard about blockchain, the tech that powers the cryptocurrency craze. But blockchain is certainly not identical to Bitcoin or any cryptocurrency. Its uses are far and wide, with many of them undoubtedly yet to be discovered. So, what is blockchain […]

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Code and Response Codeathon: Using Open Source Tech to Tackle Real World Issues

By Thomas Galeon (7 min read) In April 2019, IBM successfully ran the first “Code and Response Codeathon” at UC Berkeley in partnership with the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U). Code and Response is a platform for developers and IBM partners around the world to create innovative applications that will aid in natural disasters. Individuals as well […]

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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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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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IBM Has Won the Best Employer Branding Initiative at the CEE Business Services Awards

We are pleased to announce that IBM has won the best Employer Branding Initiative at the CEE Business Services Awards. The award is dedicated to recognizing excellence in the Shared Services Sector in CEE, which has altogether a size of more than 1000 companies and almost 600k employees. From a short-list of 110 companies in […]

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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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