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Personal Growth and Career Development – Getting the Best of Both Worlds from PTECH and IBM

We recently had the chance to sit down with our two P-TECH interns, Daniel De Menezes and Julia Turek. Daniel and Julia are heading into their senior year at the Norwalk Early College Academy (NECA) in Connecticut while working on their Associate in Applied Science degrees in Web Development and Software Engineering respectively.     P-TECH, […]

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What to Do When Management Styles Clash?

When you find you disagree with your manager’s style, leaving the company is probably not the best answer. IBMer Steve Choquette believes lots of it depends on the culture of the company you are working for through his experience in IBM. By Steve Choquette   Recently, I read a LinkedIn article titled “People don’t leave […]

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How I Went From Studying Theater To Staging Cyber Attacks

Allison Ritter is a Threat Gamification Engineer who works at the X-Force Command Center. This sentence is neither the beginning of a spy thriller nor a part of a futurist plan for Earth 2030. It’s the reality of an IBM employee and her role in keeping data secure. If “Threat Gamification Engineer” doesn’t translate for […]

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My Four Years at IBM = Four Different Careers in Three Cities

Having the option to explore different roles and teams not only is important for professional development, but allows you to find your true passions and a sense of purpose in your career. In today’s world the need and accessibility to new skills create opportunity for new career experiences. Yes, this means that it is possible […]

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This HR Leader Stepped Out Of Her Comfort Zone and Learned How to Sell Technology

Are you the kind of person who loves a challenge? If so, you will enjoy reading this story about an IBMer who was challenged to do something completely different… By Lavanya Lakshmanan At the core of IBM’s ongoing transformation and strong culture of innovation is the focus on building skills through continuous learning. Last year, […]

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Meet Sandile: An IBM Research Masters Intern and ‘Idols’ South Africa Contestant

Being an IBMer means pursuing all of your passions, and inspiring others for doing that. Sandile Skosana, is an IBM Research masters intern based in the lab in Johannesburg, South Africa. He has recently been announced as a participant in this year’s ‘Idols’ TV show in South Africa, where he will be singing and playing […]

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My Resume Includes Winemaking, Guitar Playing—And Web Development

In the world of resumes, Yeshe Wingerd definitely qualifies as having an eclectic career path. At first glance, you might think he’s commitment-phobic, with stints in Sonoma Valley winemaking, music school in Spain, and a six-month web development bootcamp. But look a little closer and it’s clear that this San Francisco native has just been […]

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Stuck in a Career Rut? Ten Steps to Get Back on Track

By Steve Choquette Are you prematurely plateaued in your career?  Are you stuck at your current level, but don’t know why?  You’re doing all you can.  You’re volunteering for every assignment.  You’re working 10-14 hours a day.   But no promotion. Chances are, everything you’re doing is right, but you’re either in the wrong job, or […]

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How IBM Made Me Return to the Corporate World

After leaving the corporate world to join a start-up, IBM Executive Heather Clifton thought she would no longer be interested to go back to a large corporation. But an offer from IBM changed her mind. by Heather Clifton My name is Heather Clifton and I am the Chief Marketing Officer for Industry Platforms, an 18-month […]

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How This Engineer Channeled Her Creative Talents Into a One-of-A-Kind Tech Career

This article was originally published on Fairygodboss. You can find the original version here. Sitting in a sleek room replete with large screens and Mac computers, Allison Ritter comes off a bit like the captain of a Spielberg-esque spacecraft. And, in a way, she is — as creative director of IBM’s X-Force Command Center, Ritter […]

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Doing My Best Work Ever At IBM

In this blog Sophie describes how her career at IBM has given her the opportunity to pursue things she is so passionate about, while doing her best work (ever). By Sophie Asmus When I left high school, I wanted to become a journalist. I liked the idea of informing people about interesting news and topics. […]

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