Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • November 8, 2019

    Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Won’t Eliminate Entirely the Need for Human Workers

    Artificial intelligence, Machine Learning and other digital automation will create more jobs than they eliminate, says speaker at Women in Technology Summit. Leveraging your emotional and social intelligence is how best to stay employed.
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  • October 30, 2019

    Why the U.S. cybersecurity talent gap threatens national security on 2 fronts

    Randi Parker, senior director, partner engagement, for Creating IT Futures explains why a senior official in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) called our nation’s cybersecurity talent gap a leading “national security risk” in this post excerpted from a recent episode of our Technologist Talk with Charles Eaton podcast
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  • October 17, 2019

    Why Employers Seeking Cybersecurity Talent Look First for Soft Business Skills

    Todd Thibodeaux, Chief Executive of CompTIA, the world's leading association for IT pros, explains why employers seeking cybersecurity talent look for soft business skills before hard technical ones in a conversation excerpted from our Technologist Talk with Charles Eaton podcast.
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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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  • May 25, 2017

    How to Succeed in Tech: Tips for Your First Year in IT

    crush-your-first-year-in-it-blog-image Logan Murphy, a technology consultant and developer who helps new IT pros navigate the landscape of their early careers, offers advice on how to learn your craft, build relationships and prepare for the next step in your IT career.
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  • May 8, 2017

    The role of continuing education in workforce development programs

    A career in tech is leading to surreal days for many individuals. After completing their respective workforce development programs, more students are pursuing additional certifications, allowing them to gain more knowledge and work on projects that a year prior they would not have understood.
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