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Nov 13, 2019

Our correspondent Michelle Lange goes into the field at the Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) El Centro Campus to talk with graduates of Chicago’s inaugural IT-Ready Technical Support class – where IT workforce demand meets a new pipeline of technologist talent.

 

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Oct 31, 2019

How early should we teach kids about cybersafe practices? High school? Middle school? Kindergarten? How about three years old? Randi Parker, senior director at Creating IT Futures explains why kids should pick up cybersafe habits as soon as they pick up gadgets – and how partners and programs such as the Technology...


Oct 28, 2019

Which is at greater risk from our nation’s cybersecurity talent gap? Government or private technology infrastructure? Before answering, maybe we should consider whether, today, the distinction between public and private tech even matters. And in this episode, we did just that, with Randi Parker, senior director at


Oct 9, 2019

The tech skills gap in the U.S. Economy is about numbers, right? Employers have more jobs working with technology available than qualified candidates to fill them. Simple, yes? No, says CEO, social innovator and award-winning author Charles Eaton. The tech skills gap is a challenge with a complex mix of perceptions,...


Sep 30, 2019

How do you rise from tinkering in a wood shop to leading the Board of Directors for the world’s most influential IT association? Amy Kardel, CompTIA’s new Vice President, Strategic Workforce Relationships, walks us through her technologist’s journey – from playing with gadgets beside her dad to side hustles in...