Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • March 15, 2016

    STEMployment Panel Highlights Internships as the Answer to the Skills Gap

    STEMployment Last week, the Creating IT Futures Foundation, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and Lumity hosted a panel discussion, “STEMployment: Addressing Chicago’s Talent Pipeline,” in downtown Chicago, making a case for students starting their tech careers in high school and hearing directly from some enterprising tech interns.
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  • March 10, 2016

    Filling the Skills Gap

    Charles_blog IT job postings soared by 62 percent last year. How are we filling the IT skills gap?
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  • March 3, 2016

    Finding New Tech Workers through New Pipelines

    HighSchoolRedesign During the Tech Cities 2016 Conference at the University of Minnesota last month, attendees learned about how to build their own tech worker pipelines. With unemployment still low, especially in the tech workforce, employers need to think outside the box to find new and qualified employees.
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  • April 27, 2015

    Meet Melissa Lopez, call center manager for ASI System Integration

    Women can succeed in the IT industry just as well as men, says Melissa Lopez
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  • July 21, 2014

    Pomeroy finds IT-Ready graduates eager to help company succeed

    Pomeroy, an IT infrastructure management company, looks for candidates eager for a career, not just a job. That big-picture vision has helped fuel the company’s growth.
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  • May 19, 2014

    Dale Burkett: Tech Adventurer

    An unlikely candidate for a tech career, Dale Burkett embraced an adventuresome attitude that led him to be successful in both the technology and management sides of information technology. Now a senior manager at Lenovo, Burkett looks back at his adventures, and provides advice to those entering the IT workforce.
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