Career development

Guidance for new hires

Your first step toward career success is our new-hire training program, Succeeding@IBM. Here, you'll be able to access an action plan with personalized onboarding activities, start getting connected with IBMers, and learn skills you can use to build your career.

Planning your career

To help you identify opportunities, construct a skills road map and track your progress, IBM offers easy-to-navigate career websites and tools:

Educational leave of absence

If you're participating in a course of study that mutually benefits you and IBM, you may be eligible for an unpaid educational leave of absence.


IBM's values are the defining force behind how we relate to each other, our clients, our partners and our stakeholders. These values are listed below:

These shared values influence how we make decisions and work together, clearly defining what IBMers expect of themselves-and what the world can expect from IBM.

Valuing our people and their development

The expertise of our workforce is equally critical to our success as the effectiveness of our technology. We invest more than $750 million annually to help make sure that our employees have leading-edge skills and ongoing development opportunities.

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