Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • January 20, 2020

    CompTIA Offers Middle and High School Teachers Free IT Certification Opportunity

    Middle and high school teachers can receive free CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+) ebooks and certification vouchers through CompTIA’s campaign to enhance classrooms and teaching careers for educators involved in STEM and other curricula.
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  • January 16, 2020

    Soft Skills As Important as Technical Skills in 2020 IT Job Trend Forecasts

    Leading hiring and technology research companies, such as Robert Half and LinkedIn, share lists of emerging jobs in 2020; both predict a tight job market in IT and stress the importance of soft business skills to complement hard technical skills.
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  • January 13, 2020

    Charles Eaton Explains How Technologists Tell the Difference Between Good Failures and Bad Ones

    The best technologists not only admit their failures, they embrace failures as learning experiences, says Creating IT Futures CEO, Award-Winning Author and podcaster Charles Eaton.
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  • January 9, 2020

    How Will Technologists Master Artificial Intelligence with Passion & Curiosity? Our CEO, Award-Winning Author and Podcaster Charles Eaton Explains

    How is working with artificial intelligence like training a dog? Answers to this question and other insights from our CEO, award-winning author and podcaster, Charles Eaton, about the ways technologists contribute not only to the business realm, but our society at large, with innate curiosity and a passion for solving problems.
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  • 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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