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Mar 18, 2020

The National Science Foundation predicts that, in just two years, there will be more than three million unfilled skilled technical jobs. How do we start shrinking this looming shortage of technical talent? Listen as award-winning author and social innovator Charles Eaton explains how the new CompTIA Tech Career...


Mar 16, 2020

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 Cristina Martin Greysman, Sarah Johnson, Amy Kardel, Tracey Welson-Rossman and Joan Matz...


Mar 11, 2020

In today’s trying times, many people for varied reasons are considering their career options more closely than ever. Just as many organizations spread across diverse industries are weighing best ways to spend talent development dollars more heavily than ever. Listen as Mark Plunkett and Jason Mangold of CompTIA...


Mar 4, 2020

What are “employability skills?” How are they related to what often are called business “soft skills?” And what’s “situational awareness?” Great technologists have all three. But how – and where -- do they learn them? Listen as CompTIA’s Amy Kardel, VP of strategic workforce relationships, and Angel...


Mar 2, 2020

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...