Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • January 19, 2018

    I’m a Technologist Too: Meet Elliot Jobe, Lifelong Learner and Info/UX Architect

    TechnologistArt3 Technology changes quickly. So, successful IT pros evolve quickly, too. Take Ellliot Jobe, for example, the first profile to kick off our “I’m a Technologist, Too” series in 2018. Elliot’s story – and all the profiles we’ll share in 2018 are excerpted from Charles Eaton’s book How to Launch Your Teen’s Career in Technology: A Parent’s Guide to the T in STEM Education.
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  • November 3, 2017

    On-Site Insights: Strata CEO Nurtures Young Technologists through TechGirlz

    This summer Joy Baer, CEO of ad tech software company Strata, hosted a STEM workshop with Creating IT Futures partner TechGirlz in Chicago. After the event, our correspondent caught up with Baer to continue the conversation here…
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  • December 6, 2016

    Don’t Neglect Employability Skills in Your IT Job Search

    ThinkstockPhoto Soft skills are anything but soft; they’re key to getting you hired. Keywords like ‘communication’, ‘enthusiasm’ and ‘teamwork’ should be on your resume and your LinkedIn profile.
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  • November 15, 2016

    How Might an Applicant Tracking System Affect Your Career in IT

    Resume Getting a job in IT can be a tough and confusing marathon. Check into our new blog series on what many job seekers overlook. Since the landscape is always changing, you must stay up-to-date on the newest trends or you might end up being your own worst enemy in your job search.
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  • July 25, 2016

    LinkedIn Blog Series: How LinkedIn Should Differ From Your Resume

    LinkedIn-Resume It’s easy to see the similarities between your resume and your LinkedIn profile. They are both places to share your professional experience. However, if you understand the differences and take the time to utilize the tools available on LinkedIn, you’ll have a complimentary profile where your connections (and potential employers) can learn more about you.
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  • May 20, 2016

    LinkedIn Blog Series: The Value of a LinkedIn Profile

    linkedin LinkedIn is an immensely powerful tool that will help advance your career. For the job seeker and potential employer or recruiter, LinkedIn serves as the online resume which can help the job candidate be found or the potential employer get a picture of that candidate.
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