Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • January 6, 2020

    What ARE Soft Skills? And Are They Really That Important?

    What employers often call business “soft skills” or Emotional Intelligence are just as important as what they call technical “hard skills” when hiring for tech jobs. Here’s a quick primer on what they are, how they differ from hard skills and why employers consider them just as important as hard skills.
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  • January 3, 2020

    How Do You Train an Aspiring Teen Technologist Using Fortnite? Our CEO, Award-Winning Author and Podcaster Charles Eaton Has Tips for Parents

    Is the popular online video game Fortnite training teens to think like technologists? Maybe, says Creating IT Futures CEO, award-winning author and podcaster Charles Eaton in this Podcast Flashback, but not likely without some encouragement from parents.
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  • December 30, 2019

    Thank You to Our Special Partners! You Make Encouraging Girls to Embrace Technology Possible

    During this season of gratitude, Creating IT Futures wishes to thank some special TechGirlz partners that help make it possible to inspire middle-school girls to explore tech careers.
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  • December 26, 2019

    Success of IT-Ready Technical Support Program Made Possible by Our Special Partners

    Creating IT Futures takes time during this season of gratitude to continue sharing our thanks to many partners who make our IT-Ready Technical Support program possible.
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  • December 23, 2019

    Thank You to Our Special Partners! You Make Jump-Starting Tech Careers Possible

    During this season of gratitude, Creating IT Futures wishes to thank many special partners that help make our IT-Ready Technical Support program possible.
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  • December 18, 2019

    Former TechShopz Attendee Develops Interest in Combining Medicine and Technology for Future Career

    During this season of gratitude, we recognize three teen volunteers, high-school technologists who advance the mission of TechGirlz by leading workshops and encouraging girls to embrace technology. Today’s installment features Dhivya Arasappan.
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