Career Tips

Phaedra Shares 4 Tips to Jumpstart Your STEM Career

(4 min read) The women of IBM are doing some amazing things to change the world, so let’s celebrate them! This March to celebrate Women’s History Month and #IWD2020, we’re revisiting some of our favorite blogs from last year, by and featuring the women of IBM. Today, check out these 4 amazing tips from IBMer […]

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It’s Sometimes About That Little Extra—Advice for Future Interns

(4 min read) By Najeen Riazi I have always considered myself to be lucky. But last year was particularly fortuitous. I was entrusted with one of IBM’s greatest resources—a new generation of talent: the IBM interns. Having been an intern myself at different points in my career, I wanted to save our blossoming talent from […]

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A Job Seeker’s Guide to Becoming a Social Media Superstar

(2 min read) When was the last time you checked your social media profiles? Is your LinkedIn account updated with your latest achievements and skills? And can anyone see all your pictures on Facebook? Social media has rooted its way into many parts of our lives, and the job search is no exception. We asked […]

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Tips to Rock That Job Interview!

(2 min read) Score! You just got the call you’ve been waiting for. You are invited to a job interview! You’re one step closer to your dream job and the reality sets in—you have an important interview to prepare for! They may be interviewing several people for the role so you have to be ready […]

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Make Your Resume Stand Out from the Pile

(2 min read) Looking for a new opportunity? Then you’ll be asking yourself that age-old question: “How can I make sure my resume is on the top of that pile?” Well, ask yourself no more! We asked IBMers to share their best advice on how you can make your resume stand out and land a […]

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Future-Proof Your Career: 4 Ways To Enhance Your People Skills

(6 min read) The workplace is fundamentally changing, and with it, employees must find new ways to create value and become indispensable. Although the labor market in the developed world is strong, we must be prepared for external factors like fluctuating markets, trade disputes, and disruptive technologies that will impact global employment. There are steps […]

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Year-End Round-Up: Our Top 10 Posts in 2019

In case you missed it, here are some of our most viewed blog posts from 2019! 1. Ten Questions You Should Ask in a Job Interview “Do you have any questions for me?” Ah, the dreaded question of a hiring manager just before they end the interview. Whether you are searching for your first job, […]

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4 Things You Can Do Today to Boost Your STEM Career

(3 min read) Phaedra Boinodiris is dedicated to the mission of STEM and inclusivity in her community. She is particularly passionate about AI and Ethics. We chatted with her about the challenges that young students in STEM face today and her advice on how to overcome them. Phaedra shares, “As an advocate for STEM and […]

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5 Ways to Create Great Content To Grow Your Personal Brand

(2 min read) By Bridget King I recently presented at the Future Workforce Conference in Toronto on the power of social media to build your digital brand as an HR professional. Although developed for recruiters, anyone can benefit from these strategies as the future of work will require you to significantly invest in your digital […]

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10 Steps to Getting a LinkedIn Profile That Rocks!

(3 min read) by Nick Thompson First impressions count, right? This could happen before you even talk to anyone. And when it comes to your professional connections, this can often happen through your LinkedIn profile. So how do you make a good online impression? Here are our top 10 tips to help you get a […]

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Don’t Be the Victim of Job Scams: Watching Out for Red Flags

(2 min read) The?#StayAlertStaySmart blog series helps candidates identify and counteract job scams. We provide information to help you be cautious and informed during your job search.   Job seekers can be vulnerable to scams that attract targets with fake opportunities. They then ask you to provide personal information or pay for services upfront. In […]

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