New Collar Jobs

The tech industry is evolving, it’s about time hiring evolved with it

IBM talent expert Sam Ladah on why the tech industry must shift mindsets on skills and recruiting in order to close America's skills gap.

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IBM Applauds Executive Order Expanding U.S. Apprenticeship Programs

Washington, D.C. – IBM (NYSE: IBM) today issued the following statement on a Trump Administration Executive Order designed to expand apprenticeship programs: “Apprenticeships are a proven and effective way to prepare more students for successful careers, including New Collar roles where a Bachelor’s degree is not always required. IBM welcomes the Trump Administration’s focus on […]

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IBM Expands Professional Development and Hiring Initiatives for US Veterans and New Collar Workers

Military veterans bring outstanding skills and value to the civilian workforce and have unique talents making them a natural fit for a host of fast growing career tracks in the technology industry. Their way to work has been a 24/7 work ethic, demeanor, and “always on” level of professionalism that is enviable in today’s workforce. […]

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P-TECH Graduates Ready for New Collar Jobs

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 – […]

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3 Tips from New Collar Hiring Managers

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 […]

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IBM Welcomes Introduction of the Perkins CTE Act Reauthorization

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 […]

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5 Career Tips for New Collar Jobs

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?

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From the Iowa Cornfields to New Collar Malware Defense

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.

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Hacking His Way to a New Collar Education

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.

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