IBM Helping to Transform Careers for Veterans

IBM Helping to Transform Careers for Veterans

By Debbie Landers and Robert Griffin
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The career field of Data Analytics is growing so fast that industry experts anticipate a shortage of at least 200,000 data analysts to fill corporate data analyst jobs by 2018. That’s one of the reasons IBM and our partners Corporate America Supports You and the Military Spouse Corporate Career Network are working together to help returning veterans capitalize on their technical aptitude and professional experience by transitioning to corporate employment as Advanced Data Analysts. Read more about what we’re doing to help service men and women from the U.S., Canada and the UK move successfully into civilian careers.

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Debbie Landers is General Manager of Smarter Workforce at IBM. Robert Griffin is General Manager of Safer Planet at IBM. A version of this article first appeared on

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Kristina Kloberdanz
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