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How My Manager Supported Me In My Career During My Pregnancy

By Jeyashri Ganesan (4 min read) My first day as an IBMer is still so fresh in my mind – 15th May 2008. It seemed as if I sleepwalked from college directly into the IBM campus as my dream came true. I was awestruck by the corporate culture and ethics and values of IBM. The […]

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How Surviving Bias and Overcoming Fear Helped Me Thrive in My Career

By: Leah Brome (3 min read) I graduated college at 19. I was young and my first job was at a Fortune 500 company.  That’s when the advice first began: “Your hair can’t look too ethnic if you work in corporate. Keep it straight.” “You will work twice as hard for the same opportunity and […]

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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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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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Women in Consulting: “Measure Yourself with Internal Yardsticks of Responsibility, Courage, and Emotional Fortitude”

On this issue of #WomenInConsulting, we are featuring Shikshya Khatiwada – the Business Development Executive at IBM Services. She shares her favorite part of working at IBM, her passion and advice on finding a mentor. Name: Shikshya Khatiwada Position/Positions Held at IBM: Business Development Executive Current Work Location: 63 Madison Avenue Length of Employment at IBM: […]

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How to Support Autistic Individuals in Agile Workspaces

By: Megan Roddie, Bill Dusch, and a network of autistic IBMers (5 min read) Agile workspaces are becoming more and more common, thus increasing the probability that an autistic individual will find themselves placed in such an environment. Due to sensory processing disorders and sensitivities to certain environments, autistics may encounter difficulties thriving in agile office spaces. […]

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IBM Tech Re-entry Program for Sales/Tech Sales Launched In India: Find Out What Makes It Unique

By: Lavanya Lakshmanan (6 min read) The workforce of the future is all about skills. These skills can come from several different pools of talent. At IBM, we have been talking about P-TECH, New Collar Jobs, and Apprenticeship programs with a view that corporate leadership has to venture beyond hiring solely from top-ranked universities. As […]

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At IBM, My Ideas Matter

By: Nicholas Della Ratta (4 min read) In 2018, I was honored to receive an offer to join IBM as part of their Financial Analyst Co-Op program. The program is structured so that students currently in college leave school for a semester and join IBM as a full-time employee for a 6-month tenure where they […]

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7 IBMers’ Stories That You Don’t Want to Miss From 2018

2018 is a big year for both IBM and IBMers around the globe – Some found courage while attending an immersive program that carefully designed, some secured an offer after taking an apprenticeship with cybersecurity team, and some rejoined the workforce after a long career break. These stories are fun and really show you how […]

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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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