2016 was a year of many great achievements for IBM and IBMers also shared their IBM stories across the world. From how IBM has helped create a comfortable environment for work-life balance, to demonstrating the uniqueness of diversity at IBM, these stories remain a testament of IBM’s enduring legacy of providing an environment for personal growth, professional development, and work-life balance.
Take some time to check out these IBMer stories from 2016.
As an Associate Partner and people manager at IBM, Andal can appreciate the amount of investment the company has made to attract the best and brightest talents. In this article, she shares some tips for early professionals looking at building a consulting career with IBM and joining IBM transform into a cognitive and cloud platform company.
Carmina Lees started her career with IBM in 1998, majority of her career has been in sales – facing clients, leading teams, and running businesses. Carmina has worked in various parts of IBM, from the Systems & Technology Group, Inside Sales, Global Technical Services, and Sales and Distribution in various industries.
Whether you are an intern or an experienced professional, the interview is a big part of the hiring process. With so much at stake, the interview process can be an anxious affair – but it doesn’t have to be so if you practice tips shared by IBM ASEAN Recruitment Leader, Varun Ralhan.
For decades, IBM has been at the forefront of diversity and inclusion because they believe that supporting all employees in the workplace is good for innovation and business. This is why IBM was named the world’s most LGBT-inclusive (Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Transgender) employer by Amsterdam-based Workplace Pride Foundation for the 3rd year in a row.
Jason Chen, a Sales professional with IBM Singapore, shares tips to succeed as a seller and what to look out for in an aspiring seller.
This is a 6-part blog series by Eytan Davidovits, a Visual Designer who joined IBM Design in December 2015. In January 2016, Eytan embarked on IBM Design Bootcamp, an intensive 3-month onboarding experience for early career design talent, and decided to chronicle his adventures. Take a peek inside Eytan’s world; you’ll learn skills and practices at the heart of IBM Design Thinking. Eytan is one face of the future of IBM—and of Design itself.
This is an inspirational story about Lot Keijzer, an IBM Executive Partner in IBM Global Business Services Communications Sector. From her early career as an Interactive Director at Universal Media, through her roles as Managing Director at Twist and Marketing Director at LinkedIn, to her present role as Executive Partner at IBM, her career path shows what is possible with hard-work, prudent planning, and the right skills and experience.
Sarah Warsaw shares her experience from Fast Forward 2020 and lessons she learned from the event. “Fast Forward 2020 was designed by and for the next generation of IBMers, giving us the chance to share ideas that we think will help the company continue to be successful.”
In an attempt to provide a guide for assisting early professionals in their application process, Sunni Lekh, currently on his University placement with IBM as European Recruitment Marketing Coordinator, reached out to IBMers in various roles to find out top 5 tips for nailing a job application. You won’t want to miss this.
“I attribute my career success to three key things – networking, strong senior management sponsorship and support, and the business pushing me to enhance my skills so I can take on new roles”. Check this story for more on how Ingrid Van Uden, IBM Client Executive in Sales and Distribution, is enjoying her job at IBM.
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