IBM added 70000 people to its ranks in 2015, and lost that many, too

Business InsiderIBM CEO Ginni Rometty IBM CEO Ginni Rometty wants you to know that IBM is hiring. And not just anybody, Rometty told attendees of IBM’s annual shareholders meeting on Thursday. IBM is very particular in hiring for the hot new skills where IBM is expanding like machine learning, big data, mobile, and security. “When you look at the number of applicants, we’re more selective than MIT,” she joked. All told, IBM added 70,000 IBMers to its payroll in 2015, she said, albeit many of them came in through acquisitions. IBM has spent more on acquisitions in the last 12 months than it has at any other 12-month period in its history, she said. IBM bought 14 companies in 2015, and she’s already bought three more in 2016. What she didn’t mention is that IBM is…


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