Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • March 21, 2013

    The Qualities of Job-Ready IT Graduates

    Charles Eaton (far right) joined a panel in North Carolina's RTP to help discuss challenges of finding and training entry-level IT talent. We’re always amazed at the amount of jet-setting that our executive director, Charles Eaton, does on behalf of the Foundation. Last week he was in Pensacola, Florida, to talk about IT training of veterans (more about that soon). A trip to Silicon Valley is in the planning stages, but this week he is in North Carolina to talk about IT careers there as part of a special panel discussion.
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  • May 21, 2012

    Behind the Scenes of IT-Ready

    On May 5, 2012, I celebrated my youngest son’s third birthday. Like most little kids’ birthdays, Shane’s party was filled with laughter, messiness and running — lots of running. Two days later I celebrated another birth that will rank up there as one of the most significant milestones of my life: On May 7, Creating IT Futures' IT-Ready Apprentice Program was born.
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