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2 ‘bad’ qualities that won’t actually cost you the job, according to an IBM Watson VP

Obed Louissant IBM Watson

Myths abound for the kinds of people who work at top tech companies like IBM: they all have computer science degrees, and they all come from Ivy League or big-name universities.

But it turns out you don’t need to fit this mold to make it in tech.

As Obed Louissant, IBM Watson‘s VP of HR, tells Business Insider, his company actively looks for people from all backgrounds who can add new perspectives to its worldwide team of around 380,000 employees.

“We have all types here,” Louissant says. “We do value people who think differently from us. When they’re authentic and let their read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com