Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • August 9, 2016

    Introducing NextUp: CompTIA’s new initiative to inspire future technologists

    charles at channelcon keynote In his keynote address at CompTIA’s ChannelCon 2016 conference, CEO Todd Thibodeaux presented this challenge to hundreds of IT executives: How can our industry attract the best and brightest for the next generation workforce?
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  • July 25, 2016

    LinkedIn Blog Series: How LinkedIn Should Differ From Your Resume

    LinkedIn-Resume It’s easy to see the similarities between your resume and your LinkedIn profile. They are both places to share your professional experience. However, if you understand the differences and take the time to utilize the tools available on LinkedIn, you’ll have a complimentary profile where your connections (and potential employers) can learn more about you.
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  • May 20, 2016

    LinkedIn Blog Series: The Value of a LinkedIn Profile

    linkedin LinkedIn is an immensely powerful tool that will help advance your career. For the job seeker and potential employer or recruiter, LinkedIn serves as the online resume which can help the job candidate be found or the potential employer get a picture of that candidate.
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  • May 5, 2016

    IT-Ready tackles under-representation of women in the tech industry by offering gender-centric class

    WomenOnlyClass Free women-only IT-Ready class provided training and certification to help participants secure their first paid position in the tech industry.
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  • March 14, 2016

    Are all IT training programs truly fulfilling employer needs?

    CharlesEaton A new report from JPMorgan Chase reveals uncertainty about how well tech-training programs are meeting employers’ needs. The report looks beyond the hype of the tech worker boom by charting growth and challenges that face IT training programs, and evaluating what efforts work best.
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  • March 3, 2016

    Finding New Tech Workers through New Pipelines

    HighSchoolRedesign During the Tech Cities 2016 Conference at the University of Minnesota last month, attendees learned about how to build their own tech worker pipelines. With unemployment still low, especially in the tech workforce, employers need to think outside the box to find new and qualified employees.
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