Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • October 28, 2014

    IT industry to minority youths: Want an upwardly mobile career? Consider IT

    Research commissioned by the Creating IT Futures Foundation provides insight into what motivates minority youths in their career choices
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  • September 19, 2014

    Finding a Sustainable Career in Information Technology

    Despite the country’s recent economic recession and associated unemployment, the information technology (IT) industry struggles to fill job vacancies because of a continuing shortage of qualified applicants. Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that growth in IT-related positions will significantly outpace job growth in other fields. These IT positions promise family-sustaining wages and upwardly mobile career paths.
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  • July 22, 2014

    Understanding what makes youth think…about future IT careers

    The Creating IT Futures Foundation recently commissioned research to better understand how urban youths think about and plan for their futures, along with what are the drivers and barriers of interest in IT.
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