Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • April 12, 2017

    NextUp, a New Program for Getting More Young People into Tech Careers, is Already Showing Promise

    FuseParticipant Robotics clubs. After-school STEM fairs. Hours of coding. Over the past several years, we have all observed the multiple ways that schools, corporations and nonprofit groups are trying to interest teens in tech careers. This year CompTIA launched its own approach - NextUp.
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  • April 11, 2017

    Creating Diversity by Disrupting STEM Stereotypes for Teenagers – Especially Girls

    GirlScouts Just 31% of teens call technology “fun.” That’s why we applaud – and support – these groups working to shape new perceptions of women working with technology.
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  • March 21, 2017

    10 Critical Skills for Today’s IT Workforce

    todd-thumb-web CompTIA President and CEO Todd Thibodeaux spoke to IT professionals and students about the top 10 skills needed by today’s IT workforce. Take a look at the list to find the areas in which you excel and those in which you can focus your professional development.
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  • March 20, 2017

    What’s the Difference Between a Regular Resume and an IT Resume?

    161014_1190_ClassroomPhotos How do you optimize your resume for your perfect IT jobs? Let us take you through three key steps.
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  • February 16, 2017

    Busting 7 Myths about Technology Careers – Part 3

    BustTheTechMyths 7 myths could discourage today’s teens from becoming tomorrow’s technologists. That’s why we were busting them one by one.
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  • February 13, 2017

    Tech support with confidence: IT-Ready grad credits program for upwardly mobile career

    AndreaRing Since graduating from IT-Ready in 2012, Andrea Ring has steadily advanced within her information technology career. She credits confidence and a willingness to learn for her success.
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