Rating

4.4/5
  • Skills
    4.8
  • Responsibilities
    4.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    3.8
  • Your Impressions
    4.7

Role Description

Talent Marketing sits within Talent Acquisition in HR. I work with internal and external clients within an EMEA team, running campaigns to increase brand awareness, attract top talent, and deliver the best candidate experience. Working closely with 17 countries, I’ve delivered social media campaigns, hosted events, and created digital assets. I am the lead contact for 8 external suppliers to promote the IBM brand to UK Early Professionals and have interviewed IBMers globally to craft sell messaging for roles ranging from EPH to Execs.

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Talent Marketing sits within Talent Acquisition in HR. I work with internal and external clients within an EMEA team, running campaigns to increase brand awareness, attract top talent, and deliver the best candidate experience. I deliver social media campaigns, host events, and create digital assets. I am the lead contact for 8 external suppliers to promote the IBM brand to UK Early Professionals and have interviewed IBMers globally to craft sell messaging for roles ranging from EPH to Execs.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I've learnt how to use the Adobe Creative Cloud softwares, especially Photoshop and Premiere Pro. I've learnt how to use various other tools such as an virtual events platform called Brazen and job posting platforms. I've been able to develop my communication skills a lot and gained a lot of confidence in my ideas


  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • I was given a lot more responsibility than I expected and was pleasantly surprised. Seeing as IBM is such a large company, I didn't expect to be able to run with my ideas and have a level of independence which I did have


  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 4/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • I received a lot of support throughout the year. I had two task managers, a Foundation manager and our EMEA team lead as I was in the EMEA Talent Marketing team


  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 5/5

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • I loved the culture and atmosphere, it felt like a start up but with over 350,000 employees!


  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 4/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I really enjoyed my placement, I've developed so many skills and networked with some amazing people. All the skills that I've gained will be so useful and transferable in my next career journey


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 4/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at IBM
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend IBM to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to IBM
  • Do your research as it really shows in an interview if you haven't. Find parts of the company that interest you - IBM are truly everywhere so there will definitely be something!


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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Marketing

23rd June 2021


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