Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • September 10, 2019

    How the Technology Student Association – the other TSA -- is preparing the next generation of technologists

    Joshua Eyaru is a technologist from Uganda working at Creating IT Futures as part of his Atlas Corps fellowship. He recently attended the 2019 National TSA Conference and wrote about his experience in a blog post.
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  • September 9, 2019

    Heads up to parents: Half a million tech jobs are waiting for employees.

    What’s the secret to closing our nation’s tech skills gap? Parents, explains Charles Eaton, Creating IT Futures CEO, and father to four children ranging from middle school to working age. The author of “A Parent’s Guide to the T in STEM Education” shares insight into the critical role parents can play in fostering a love of technology.
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  • June 12, 2019

    Technologists Embrace, Learn from Failure

    Creating IT Futures CEO Charles Eaton discusses the characteristics that help technologists succeed. How do you separate good failures from bad ones?
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  • June 19, 2018

    Second Edition of Charles Eaton’s “T in STEM” Guidebook for Parents Released

    Charles Eaton After fully distributing the first printing of Charles Eaton’s popular guide for parents of STEM-inclined teens, Creating IT Futures has released an updated, second edition, also available in Kindle and Spanish versions, with a companion podcast, Technologist Talk.
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  • April 3, 2018

    Columnist’s Corner: Busting 7 Myths About Tech Careers

    about_staff_charles Creating IT Futures strives to close the tech skills gap by sharing expertise and insight with industry magazines as regular columnists. The following series of posts by Charles Eaton, CEO of Creating IT Futures, appeared on Recruiter Today earlier this year.
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  • June 20, 2017

    The middle-skill opportunity: A blueprint for job growth

    N70A4675 More than half of STEM jobs are so-called middle-skill jobs, where well-paid jobs are available without the need for a bachelor’s degree. Still, employers are struggling to find enough workers with the right skills for these jobs, and the demand for middle-skill workers is only expected to grow during the next decade.
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