Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • March 3, 2015

    Drawing In Instead of Weeding Out

    Tech education at the secondary school level should be drawing in new participants not weeding out potential technologists. A greater variety of tech class offerings is one step, but we also need to dispel the myths that continue to float around tech careers.
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  • February 2, 2015

    Meet Vivian Scott, customer relations manager at ASI

    Age, color, gender – it doesn’t matter, there is room for you in the field of IT. So asserts Vivian Scott, customer relations manager at ASI System Integration Inc.
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  • January 26, 2015

    Test drive an IT career with us!

    The Creating IT Futures Foundation along with CompTIA launches new video campaign to help students, parents, teachers, counselors or anyone interested in learning more about a career in IT “test drive” a range of technology jobs.
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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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  • June 19, 2014

    The secret to a successful IT career? Build relationships, not just skills

    Research finds that career navigation skills – networking, teamwork, flexibility, life-long learning – make the difference between career success and failure.
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  • March 10, 2014

    A+ certification sets standard for IT industry

    Since its introduction in 1993, CompTIA A+ certification has become a recognized standard within the IT industry – a sign that recipients have demonstrated the technical knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a career in IT. It has become such a well-known standard that employers look for A+ certification to help differentiate candidates applying for jobs.
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