There continues to be high demand for motivated and qualified employees in the IT sector –currently the shortage of IT workers in the United States stands at between 300,000 and 600,000. Creating IT Futures, the philanthropic arm of CompTIA, aims to close this gap by inventing better on-ramps to IT careers through training opportunities.
Creating IT Futures Foundation: Inventing better on-ramps to IT careers
Second Annual Minnesota Aspirations for Women in Computing Awards Announces Award Winners
Advance IT Minnesota, the high‐tech talent incubator run by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system, announced the names of 15 Minnesota high school students selected as winners and runners‐up in the second annual Minnesota Aspirations for Women in Computing Awards.
Avionté Staffing Software Reports 36% Growth and 99% Client Retention for 2013
Avionté Staffing Software Reports 36% Growth and 99% Client Retention for 2013 St. Paul, MN, February 18, 2014 –(PR.com)– Avionté, a staffing software solutions provider, reported a 36% growth in revenue for 2013, making it the eighth consecutive year the company reported a revenue growth of over 35%. Avionté has been providing innovative software products to the human resources industry since early 2006 and now services nearly 7,000 staffing users across the U.S. and Canada.
Minnesota Entrepreneurial Kick-Off Tomorrow!
MHTA – MHTA is a proud host partner of the Minnesota Entrepreneurial Kick Off scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday February 19. The event will be held at Boy Scout Base Camp at Fort Snelling and as in previous years, will be a gathering in support of individuals, inventors and start-ups in an effort to nurture and celebrate the entrepreneurial ecosystem here in Minnesota.
MHTA announces 2014 Legislative Agenda
Minnesota’s legislators return to the State Capitol next Tuesday, February 25 for a shorter than normal session. MHTA will focus on economic development and the state’s business climate. Additional funding for the Angel Investor Tax Credit and increased investments in broadband, along with capital improvements at the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU), top the list of MHTA priorities.