Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • March 29, 2021

    Filling Tech Jobs Faster by Disrupting the Traditional Technical Education Track

    New CEO Nancy Hammervik explains how CompTIA Tech Career Academy helps fill thousands of technology jobs faster by offering alternative pathways to tech careers.
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  • September 23, 2020

    How to Narrow the Tech Skills Gap While Recovering from a Pandemic

    Randi Parker, senior director, partner engagement, for Creating IT Futures advises technologists concerned about our nation’s tech skills gap to get involved early – and stay involved.
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  • August 26, 2020

    How Missouri’s Workforce Board Runs the State’s First-Ever Digital Apprenticeship Program

    Dr. Mardy Leathers, director of Missouri’s Office of Workforce Development, describes how his team collaborates with CompTIA Custom Training to offer the state’s first-ever digital apprenticeship program.
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  • March 4, 2020

    How Are Some Tech Businesses Successfully Creating Diverse, Inclusive Workplace Environments?

    In the final episode of a 3-part series, Technologist Talk podcast guest Ulysses Smith explains what’s working for tech companies that are making progress creating diverse, inclusive workplace environments.
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  • January 8, 2018

    4 Tips for Writing Cover Letters

    171114_360_Classroom Not every hiring manager reads cover letters, but for those that do, they’re a perfect opportunity to showcase your unique style and experiences. Use these four tips to help your next cover letter better sell you to hiring managers.
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  • July 19, 2017

    How to Convince Employers to Embrace IT Internships

    GretchenConference400px The reason most employers shy away from internships is because they’re under the impression they must provide all four components: project, place, personnel and payment. But what if a few companies worked together to provide one single internship?
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