Organizations that rely on the mainframe often face a myriad of challenges when recruiting top talent. While some candidates follow the traditional pathway to a mainframe career with four-year degree programs, internships and on-the-job training, many find their way into the industry through a non-traditional path. That’s where LEAD-IT (Leadership, Empowerment, Apprenticeship, and Diversity in Information Technology) comes in. This partnership creates an alternative pathway into IT careers and focuses on encouraging underrepresented populations to connect with private enterprise employers.
Dan Martin discusses the need for redefining the pathway to mainframe careers and how LEAD-IT is opening new doors for the emerging workforce.
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