Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • November 28, 2018

    Hungry for a work opportunity

    Chris Harris, CTO at BridgeTech in Portland, finds IT-Ready graduates equipped with technical acumen — and hungry for a professional opportunity.
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  • October 31, 2018

    3 Skillsets You Need For a Career in Cybersecurity

    With the growing demand for dedicated cybersecurity resources in today’s companies, IT pros are looking at ways to adjust their job roles to the task. CompTIA’s 2018 Trends in Cybersecurity research report takes a look at this trend and what it takes to make the transition.
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  • October 15, 2018

    Keep the Diverse in IT

    During IT-Ready fifth annual IT-Ready employer breakfast, more than 60 hiring managers in the Twin Cities discussed how to retain diverse employees in the tech workforce.
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  • October 11, 2018

    Columnists Corner: The Future of Cyber-Defense is Teen Technologists

    Creating IT Futures strives to close the tech skills gap by sharing expertise and insight with industry magazines as regular columnists. This opinion post by Charles Eaton, CEO of Creating IT Futures, appeared on ITSP Magazine earlier this year.
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  • October 3, 2018

    I’m a Technologist, Too: Meet Brad Flora, Entrepreneur and Tech Angel Investor

    Many paths can lead to successful technology careers. Brad Flora’s led him through a stint as a college admissions counselor. Read his story in this latest post in our series “I’m a Technologist, Too,” 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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  • September 10, 2018

    I’m a Technologist, Too: Meet Matthew Pineiro, Systems Engineer

    In many IT roles, math and science often take a back seat to intangible “soft skills” careers. Systems Engineer Matthew Pineiro is a notable example. Read his story in this installment of our series: “I’m a Technologist, Too,” 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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