Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • October 28, 2014

    IT industry to minority youths: Want an upwardly mobile career? Consider IT

    Research commissioned by the Creating IT Futures Foundation provides insight into what motivates minority youths in their career choices
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  • October 27, 2014

    IT-Ready helps Marine veteran find work closer to home

    After eight years of military service, Cha Yang was ready to put down roots closer to home. IT-Ready provided the necessary training to grow his new career.
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  • September 23, 2014

    IT-Ready Minneapolis / St. Paul Employer Breakfast Recap

    Dependable. Hard-working. Dedicated. These were a few of the adjectives that Twin Cities employers used to describe the IT-Ready graduates they have hired since the program debuted in 2012.
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  • September 22, 2014

    IT-Ready gives an under-employed worker the chance to advance professionally

    Cheryl Morelli’s resume reflected a conscientious worker with 30-year history of consistent employment. But none of that hard work was really leading her anywhere. It wasn’t employment she lacked; it was the opportunity to grow professionally, to be promoted, and earn increases in benefits and pay.
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  • August 26, 2014

    IT-Ready: Aiding The Long-Term Unemployed

    Nearly 40 percent of all unemployed persons have been searching for a job for 27 weeks or longer. That’s about 3.8 million Americans.
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  • August 26, 2014

    Teens, Parents and Tech Careers

    How do parents feel about their children’s potential for IT education and employment? This was just one of the questions Creating IT Futures was seeking to answer as the organization undertook a substantial research project earlier this year looking into youth and IT careers.
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