Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • October 4, 2019

    Launching a cybersecurity career, starting with CompTIA A+ certification

    Since 2005, some 10 billion+ data records have been hacked, demonstrating the acute need for cybersecurity experts. With October being National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, now is a great time to launch a tech career protecting data — beginning with CompTIA A+ certification.
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  • September 30, 2019

    What’s your untold success story?

    Joshua Eyaru is a technologist from Uganda working at Creating IT Futures as part of his Atlas Corps fellowship. He recently attended the 2019 National TSA Conference and has been writing about his experience for our blog.
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  • September 26, 2019

    Charles Eaton, CEO of Creating IT Futures, earns International Latino Book Award for “How to Launch Your Teen’s Career in Technology: A Parent’s Guide to the T in STEM Education.”

    Latino Literacy Now’s International Latino Book Awards recently honored Charles Eaton, CEO of Creating IT Futures, for the Spanish-language version of his book, “How to Launch Your Teen’s Career in Technology: A Parent’s Guide to the T in STEM Education.” Eaton’s work earned second place in the annual competition’s Best Business Book category.
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  • September 23, 2019

    Are You a Technician, a Technologist or Both?

    What’s the difference between technicians and technologists? CEO, award-winning author and social innovator, Charles Eaton, explains how being a technologist means seeing the bigger picture, and knowing how it all fits together.
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  • September 19, 2019

    Little Black Pearl Students Blend Music, Visual Art and Tech Skills during Summer Internship

    Students from Chicago’s Little Black Pearl Academy blended music, visual arts and tech skills during a summer internship with the creative media company, YEP Nation, to learn that artists can be technologists, too.
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  • September 16, 2019

    Hiring and wages in the tech sector remain strong, making now an exciting time for career advancement. Launch your successful search for an IT job with these resource kits!

    Hiring and wages within the tech industry remain strong, according to a recent CompTIA analysis — making now an exciting time to look for professional growth opportunities. Here’s a list of “Do’s and Don’ts” for job interviews from Creating IT Futures along with other resource kits for launching a successful search for a position working with technology.
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