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Technologist Tales

Release Date: 03/31/2020

Technologist Talk Mini-Series #11: Social Innovation in Action through the CompTIA Tech Career Academy show art Technologist Talk Mini-Series #11: Social Innovation in Action through the CompTIA Tech Career Academy

Technologist Tales

What is “Social Innovation?” And how is the CompTIA Tech Career Academy practicing this philanthropic discipline to generate measurable social impact? Listen to this series of five podcasts that describe social innovation in action in the words of the innovators who design it, the employers who benefit from it, and the technologists with thriving careers because of it.

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Technologist Talk Mini-Series #10: An Award-Winning Replay of Our “In the Field with Technologists” Series show art Technologist Talk Mini-Series #10: An Award-Winning Replay of Our “In the Field with Technologists” Series

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How do you inspire the next generation of technologists? This replay of one of our award-winning Technologist Talk mini-series goes “into the field” to feature people who enable and encourage the next generation of technology talent – from teens in middle and high school, to adults in career transition – to envision themselves working in tech jobs.

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Technologist Talk Mini-Series #9: An Award-Winning Replay of Our “Who Is a Technologist?” Series show art Technologist Talk Mini-Series #9: An Award-Winning Replay of Our “Who Is a Technologist?” Series

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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 replay of one of our award-winning Technologist Talk mini-series answers those questions through conversations with Creating IT Futures CEO Charles Eaton and CompTIA CEO Todd Thibodeaux.

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Chapter 48 –Maddy’s Tale: All 5 Traits of a Technologist in One Tech Pro show art Chapter 48 –Maddy’s Tale: All 5 Traits of a Technologist in One Tech Pro

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Creating IT Futures CEO Charles Eaton’s five core traits of a technologist broaden the understanding of working with technology beyond the restrictions of technical considerations. Still, finding a tech pro that exemplifies all five qualities of a technologist remains rare. Listen to this latest installment in our series of tales celebrating remarkable women in tech featuring Maddy Martin, head of growth & education for Smith.ai.

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Chapter 47 – Sidebar: How CompTIA Tech’s Custom Training Team Collaborates with Workforce Boards to Serve Your Community show art Chapter 47 – Sidebar: How CompTIA Tech’s Custom Training Team Collaborates with Workforce Boards to Serve Your Community

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In this Technologist Tales sidebar edition, leaders from workforce boards in Texas and Missouri tell their custom training tales. Hear how collaborative relationships with the Custom Training team at CompTIA Tech Career Academy help military veterans launch technology careers in civilian life, Missourians land digital apprenticeships and San Antonio’s disadvantaged youth upskill for tech jobs.

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Chapter 46 – Sidebar: How CompTIA Tech’s Custom Training Reskills Workers as Technologists show art Chapter 46 – Sidebar: How CompTIA Tech’s Custom Training Reskills Workers as Technologists

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In this Technologist Tales sidebar edition, Mark Plunkett and Jason Mangold from the Custom Training team at CompTIA Tech Career Academy discuss reskilling and upskilling our nation’s workforce for the tech jobs of the future. The key? Striking a balance between industry standards – i.e., CompTIA certifications – and custom curriculum – i.e., fostering business soft skills.

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Chapter 45 – Technologist Triumphs: 3 CompTIA Tech Graduates Share Career Success Tales show art Chapter 45 – Technologist Triumphs: 3 CompTIA Tech Graduates Share Career Success Tales

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Listen as three graduates of the IT-Ready Technical Support program from CompTIA Tech Career Academy share stories about launching successful tech careers with help desk training. In each tale, jobs working with technology have provided continuing professional growth opportunities and sustainable personal financial stability – despite the pandemic’s economic challenges.

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Chapter 44 –Carolyn’s Tale: A Triple Threat… Journalist, Business Analyst, Podcaster show art Chapter 44 –Carolyn’s Tale: A Triple Threat… Journalist, Business Analyst, Podcaster

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Best way to ensure a long, successful career working in the technology industry is by earning a computer science degree first, right? Nope. A conversation with Carolyn April – CompTIA’s senior director of industry analysis, co-author of the recent IT Industry Outlook 2021 and co-host of the popular Volley podcast – continues our series celebrating the upcoming 10th Anniversary of WITS, the Women in Tech Summit.

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Technologist Talk Mini-Series #8: Why Career Changers Should Consider IT Help Desk Jobs during the Pandemic show art Technologist Talk Mini-Series #8: Why Career Changers Should Consider IT Help Desk Jobs during the Pandemic

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This Technologist Talk mini-series encourages career changers to consider training to become IT support specialists now despite today’s economic turbulence. Why? Because U.S. employers continue to seek and hire qualified tech talent to bolster businesses and support our nation’s workforce. Listen as leaders from CompTIA Tech Career Academy explain how their IT-Ready Technical Support program enables career changers to launch new technology careers.

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Chapter 43 – Kelly’s Tale: “Think Differently, Think Bigger” show art Chapter 43 – Kelly’s Tale: “Think Differently, Think Bigger”

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How does a technologist become Social Media Professional of the Year and Nonprofit Communicator of the Year? By thinking differently and thinking bigger about technology’s role in business challenges like the pandemic. A conversation with Kelly Stone, lead social marketing strategist for CompTIA, kicks off our November series celebrating the upcoming 10th Anniversary of WITS, the Women in Tech Summit.

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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.