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Chapter 23A -- 6 Signs Your School Has a Quality Tech Program – Part 1

Technologist Tales

Release Date: 08/10/2019

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Technologist Tales

Per CompTIA’s Cyberstates research, the IT industry continues to hire despite pandemic conditions, with one of every 10 positions posted online being a tech job. But why even consider launching a technology career during this time of crisis? Listen as graduates of a recent IT-Ready Technical Support class from CompTIA Tech Career Academy and their instructor offer five reasons.

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To celebrate the formal launch of the CompTIA Tech Career Academy, we offer a podcast flashback, with an episode from our award-winning “In the Field with Technologists” series. A happy group of IT-Ready Technical Support graduates share their dreams and express the passion they have for pursuing them.

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Who is a technologist? And why are technologists the best candidates for hundreds of thousands of jobs in today’s digital economy – especially in the post-pandemic future? This Technologist Talk mini-series features seven tales that answer those questions.

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This Pitchcast explains why the Technologist Talk creative team sent one of its producers “into to field” for a series of episodes covering events for aspiring technologists. By capturing the sounds and comments from these events, this batch of five podcasts helped Creating IT Futures encourage the next generation of technology talent to envision themselves working in tech jobs. Original Technologist Talk Radio theme music by C. Ezra Lange

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This Pitchcast explains why the Technologist Talk creative team developed the podcast profile series Technologist Tales. Through conversations with successful people from students to chief executives, this batch of seven Technologist Tales helped Creating IT Futures encourage the next generation of technology talent – from teens in middle and high school to adults in career transitions – to envision themselves working in tech jobs.

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This Pitchcast explains how the Technologist Talk creative team developed seven podcasts that helped listeners answer the question, “Who is a Technologist?” The batch of podcasts elaborated and illustrated through conversations with Creating IT Futures CEO Charles Eaton and CompTIA CEO Todd Thibodeaux why aspiring technologists will play a pivotal role in narrowing our nation’s tech skills gap.

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This Pitchcast explains how the Technologist Talk creative team developed a 3-part series of episodes for Creating IT Futures CEO Charles Eaton, author of the 2017 book “How to Launch Your Teen’s Career in Technology: A Parent’s Guide to the T in STEM Education.” The series of 3 podcasts demonstrated Eaton’s passion for “nurturing the next generation of technology talent” and helped him win an International Latino Book Award from Latino Literacy Now for the book’s Spanish translation.

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This Pitchcast explains how the Technologist Talk creative team assembled a special group of seven podcasts to showcase the work of the Creating IT Futures IT-Ready Technical Support team in Minnesota. The focused batch of episodes helped the Twin Cities office win recognition from the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) – a 2019 Tekne Award in the Workforce category.

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In honor of Women’s History Month, this Technologist Talk mini-series features five episodes about women working to close the gender gap in the tech workforce by blazing trails, rejecting bias and inspiring peers. Listen as , , , and Joan Matz share technologist tales about discovering their own tech careers and, now, helping others do the same. Original Technologist Talk Radio theme music by

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This Technologist Talk mini-series features five episodes captured at an IT-Ready Technical Support Employer’s Breakfast in Minneapolis. Fostering this sort of dialog and collaboration around diversity and inclusion in the tech workforce is one reason the Creating IT Futures team in the Twin Cities won a 2019 Tekne Award from the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA).

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Millions of teens head back to school this month. And if you’re the parent or mentor of an aspiring technologist, how can you tell whether your school has a good tech program? Eric Larson, who directs the NextUp program for Creating IT Futures, says there are “6 Signs.” In this episode, Eric shares the first three with host Bob Dirkes.

Original Technologist Talk Radio theme music by C. Ezra Lange