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IBM is Closing the Skills Gap with Data Science Apprenticeships

(6 min read) The skills gap in the U.S. includes skills and jobs in Data Science. And every company is striving to hire and retain the best talent. Yet, increasing education and job experience requirements do not help employers’ recruitment efforts. To fill this gap, IBM hired the first cohort of Data Science Apprentices in […]

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From Serving Coffee to Writing Code – How One IBMer Changed the Future of this Apprentice

(5 min read) By Tony Byrd   “Are you serious?” This was my first thought when someone suggested that I make the change from serving coffee to developing code. After all, I don’t have any experience in that field. I have been serving coffee for the last seven years. Speaking of coffee. Have you ever […]

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Facing Your Inner Demons: How People Who Love Fresh Challenges Thrive at IBM

(3 min read) by Renjith VP Fresh from our Halloween celebrations last week, I can’t help but think about the Halloween of 2015 when I was in a tough spot. I was working with a firm that was into mobile entertainment solutions. I wrote content for a few of their phone-in games, something like this: […]

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Inspirational Executive Marietta Davis Shares How Her Passion for Helping Makes Her a Great Leader

(4 min read) In the Inspirational Executive Series, we interview executive IBMers on how they have successfully built a career in leadership in this demanding market. Juggling work, life, and family commitments is a daunting challenge. This series reveals how, with time management, flexibility, and a willingness to embrace challenges, successful executives can succeed at […]

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I’ve Been at IBM for 6 Months, and It Wasn’t What I Expected

(4 min read) By Kaley Coffield I started a job as a designer on IBM Cloud 6 months ago. It was really quite a roller coaster ride. Despite IBM’s promise of a strong design culture, I was hesitant to take the job. Would it be too corporate? Would it be too slow? Do they really […]

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6 Tips for Starting Your New DevOps Job

(5 min read) By Nife Oluyemi Recently I received my first warning email from IBM that I needed to do a regular update of my password for security purposes. It was only then that it occurred to me: I have already spent three months at IBM. This realization caused me to reflect back on my first […]

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Learn, Grow, Repeat: Why People Who Value Learning Thrive at IBM

(2 min read) By Chika Nakano Shortly after coming home from Canada where I studied as an exchange student at the University of Regina, I started job hunting in Japan. My priority was to work for a diverse and global company where I could use both Japanese and English in a multi-cultural environment. Initially, the […]

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My IBM Grad Hire Learning Journey

(3 min read) By Keziah Jan Isidoro Fresh out of college, I really just had one goal: to get a job. I applied to many different companies, beautifying my resume and spending late nights on JobStreet. I was determined to find a job where I would be able to grow, not only as a professional […]

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I Almost Gave Up on My Tech Career But Found New Hope in IBM

(3 min read) By Paula Dichoso After not having a job for almost 6 months, I was at a low point in my life. I was so discouraged that I was ready to give up and find something outside of the career and industry that I had initially chosen. Little did I know that there […]

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5 Reasons I’m Thrilled To Spend My Summer as an Offering Manager Intern at IBM

(4 min read) By Andrew Sears As a student, choosing where to intern is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make. If you’re an MBA student like I am, it’s probably the number one thing that’s been on your mind since school began. The internship search process can be as exhausting as it is exciting, […]

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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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