Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • October 25, 2019

    Tech industry employer, Atomic Data, finds well-prepared professionals in IT-Ready grads

    When hiring managers at Atomic Data interview candidates for vacant positions, the softer professional skills the candidates possess often are just as important as technical knowledge. That’s why Atomic Data has hired 9 graduates from our IT-Ready Technical Support program — because they come to work already knowing the day-to-day expectations of a tech professional.
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  • October 24, 2019

    How Technologists Spur Social Innovation

    In this Podcast Flashback to the inaugural episode of Technologist Talk Radio, CEO, award-winning author and social innovator, Charles Eaton, explains his organization’s philanthropic priorities and how his team measures social impact.
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  • October 21, 2019

    6 signs your school has a quality tech program (part 2)

    Eric Larson, senior director of Creating IT Futures’ NextUp initiative for teen technologists, shares the second three of six signs that your school has a quality tech program in this second of two posts excerpted from our Technologist Talk Radio 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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  • October 14, 2019

    TechGirlz creates cybersecurity warriors

    TechShopz in a Box™ teach girls how to protect against cyber attacks and empower them to pursue careers in technology.
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  • October 10, 2019

    6 signs your school has a quality tech program (part 1)

    Eric Larson, senior director of Creating IT Futures’ NextUp initiative for teen technologists, shares the first three of six signs that your school has a quality tech program in this first of two posts excerpted from our Technologist Talk Radio podcast.
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