This spring marks the first full completion cycle of the innovative Brooklyn P-TECH grade 9-14 program through which graduates are able to earn both a high school diploma and a two-year associate degree in six years. For the third straight year, Brooklyn P-TECH students have completed their “six-year” program in five years or less – […]
Unsure what companies are looking for when hiring New Collar employees? Curious as to what skills matter most in a New Collar job? Want to apply for a New Collar role, but wondering if your skillset is applicable? Three IBM hiring managers have come together here to share their top tips for candidates seeking a […]
Washington, D.C. – IBM today released the following statement welcoming introduction of bipartisan legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that would modernize career-oriented skills education: “IBM is pleased that today, with bipartisan support, the U.S. House of Representatives has introduced H.R. 2353, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. This […]
Looking for a new job, possibly in technology? Interested in entering or re-entering the workforce but unsure where to start, or if you’ve even got the right skills? Want to use your current skills and perhaps acquire new ones, but aren’t sure what employers are looking for?
For Griff Griffin, on-the-job training in customer service and people management skills paved the way to a new collar career at IBM in Dubuque, Iowa.
For P-TECH graduate Gabriel Rosa, a love for experimenting led from hacking his school’s computer system to a NASA hackathon to a New Collar job with IBM.
IBMer Rey Lozano’s decision to take a chance on New Collar IT skills helped him make the jump from fast food to the fast-growing technology industry.
“I consider myself a creator,” said Savannah Worth, Software Developer at IBM’s Bluemix Garage in San Francisco. “My passions have always revolved around creating content – whether it was writing, drawing, or singing.” Since childhood, Savannah has used sketchbooks to express herself – and ultimately, refine her craft. From watching Star Wars to playing video […]