Technologist Tales

Technologist Tales


Latest Episodes

Technologist Talk Mini-Series #11: Social Innovation in Action through the CompTIA Tech Career Academy
January 21, 2021

What is “Social Innovation?” And how is the Career Academy practicing this philanthropic discipline to generate measurable social impact? Listen to this series of five that describe social in the words of the innovators who design it, the...

Technologist Talk Mini-Series #10: An Award-Winning Replay of Our “In the Field with Technologists” Series
January 08, 2021

How do you inspire the next generation of ? This replay of one of our award-winning mini-series goes “into the field” to feature people who enable and encourage the next generation of technology talent – from , to – to envision themselves...

Technologist Talk Mini-Series #9: An Award-Winning Replay of Our “Who Is a Technologist?” Series
January 07, 2021

Who is a ? 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 mini-series answers those questions through...

Chapter 48 –Maddy’s Tale: All 5 Traits of a Technologist in One Tech Pro
January 05, 2021

CEO Charles Eaton’s 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...

Chapter 47 – Sidebar: How CompTIA Tech’s Custom Training Team Collaborates with Workforce Boards to Serve Your Community
December 23, 2020

In this sidebar edition, leaders from workforce boards in Texas and Missouri tell their custom training tales. Hear how collaborative relationships with the team at Career Academy help military veterans launch technology careers in civilian life,...

Chapter 46 – Sidebar: How CompTIA Tech’s Custom Training Reskills Workers as Technologists
December 22, 2020

In this sidebar edition, and Jason Mangold from the team at 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 – and...

Chapter 45 – Technologist Triumphs: 3 CompTIA Tech Graduates Share Career Success Tales
December 12, 2020

Listen as three graduates of the Technical Support program from 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...

Chapter 44 –Carolyn’s Tale: A Triple Threat… Journalist, Business Analyst, Podcaster
December 07, 2020

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 – ’s senior director of industry analysis, co-author of the recent and co-host of the...

Technologist Talk Mini-Series #8: Why Career Changers Should Consider IT Help Desk Jobs during the Pandemic
November 23, 2020

This 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 to bolster businesses and support our nation’s workforce. Listen...

Chapter 43 – Kelly’s Tale: “Think Differently, Think Bigger”
November 06, 2020

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 , lead...