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Technologist Tales Awards Replay: What is a Workforce Board?

Technologist Tales

Release Date: 07/16/2021

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Technologist Tales

Must the road to a successful technology career begin in a high school STEM program? Or include four years studying computer science in college? No on both counts. Listen as Jason Hernandez, chair of the CompTIA Tech National Alumni Advisory Council, shares how an IT training program operated by Creating IT Futures broadened his job prospects and improved his personal finances.

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The sight of a computer filling an entire room sparked Gloria Bell’s passion for technology at the age of six. Over the years, she translated that fascination into co-founding the Women in Tech Summit (WITS) and earning a leadership position with TechGirlz, a program of Creating IT Futures.

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In honor of the upcoming WITS 10th Anniversary in-person and virtual celebration (October 22, 2021) Technologist Tales is re-releasing our award-winning mini-series featuring remarkable women working in the technology industry. This mini-series won “Silver” recognition from the 27th Annual Communicator Awards for distinction in podcasting promoting diversity and inclusion.

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Why should today’s career changers to consider training to become IT support specialists? Because despite pandemic conditions, U.S. employers continue to seek and hire qualified tech talent to bolster businesses and support our nation’s workforce. This mini-series won “Gold” recognition from the 27th Annual Communicator Awards for excellence in podcasting promoting training.

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Why are military veterans excellent candidates for jobs as IT support specialists? Is it the technical training they receive during service? Is it the work ethic they acquire during service? Or is it both? This story won “Silver” recognition from the 27th Annual Communicator Awards for excellence in individual episodes promoting causes and awareness.

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What is a workforce board? And how does one collaborate with the CompTIA Tech Career Academy Custom Training team? Together, they’re helping military veterans, adults in career transitions, and young people from disadvantaged populations find opportunities in the tech workforce. This mini-series won “Silver” recognition from the 27th Annual Communicator Awards for distinction in podcasting promoting causes and awareness.

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How is custom IT help desk training transforming our nation’s workforce? Listen as executives from CompTIA Tech’s Custom Training team and one of their key clients provide answers. Together, they’re helping workers in career transitions find opportunities in the tech workforce – often, with life-altering results. This mini-series won “Gold” recognition from the 27th Annual Communicator Awards for excellence in podcasting that promotes training.

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What is “Social Innovation?” And how is TechGirlz, a program of Creating IT Futures, practicing this philanthropic discipline to inspire middle-school girls to explore careers working with technology? This mini-series won “Gold” and “Silver” awards from the 27th Annual Communicator Awards for excellence and distinction in podcasting that promotes causes, awareness, diversity and inclusion.

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What is “Social Innovation?” And what role do “chickens” play in practicing this philanthropic discipline at Creating IT Futures? This mini-series won “Gold” distinction from the Hermes Creative Awards for “outstanding work” while promoting a philanthropic cause.

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For four non-profits devoted to inspiring young women to pursue careers in technology and lead healthy, balanced lifestyles, COVID-19 was an existential crisis. Hear how these organizations not only survived their “pandemic pivots,” but are in some ways thriving because of them. That’s in this 3-chapter mini-series from a 2021 South by Southwest EDU (SXSW EDU) session moderated by TechGirlz, a program of Creating IT Futures.

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What is a workforce board? And how does one collaborate with the CompTIA Tech Career Academy Custom Training team? Together, they’re helping military veterans, adults in career transitions, and young people from disadvantaged populations find opportunities in the tech workforce – often, with life-altering results. This mini-series won “Silver” recognition from the 27th Annual Communicator Awards for distinction in podcasting promoting causes and awareness.

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