Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • November 2, 2017

    Accenture gives students work-based experiences to prepare them for full-time employment

    Rigoberto Velazquez_1725 A collaborative new internship program between Accenture and City Colleges of Chicago is benefitting both business and graduates pursuing IT careers.
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  • July 17, 2017

    Don't wait for someone else to solve a problem; be the change you seek

    John Malonson 400px Last month, we caught up with Creating IT Futures Board Member John Malonson to discuss his charity work, involvement with the BDPA, and his thoughts on increasing diversity in the tech workforce.
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  • May 1, 2017

    Workforce Development Helps Complete the Career Mission

    #FacesOf_Week4_Brittany Not all success stories start with certification and end in IT. While we strive for 100 percent certification rate and placement in IT-specific jobs through IT-Ready, some stories take time to evolve and lead to new career opportunities, even outside of IT.
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  • April 20, 2017

    The future’s so bright, he’s gotta wear shades

    JohnAmakye IT-Ready grad John Amakye continues to acquire new skills, move up the IT career ladder.
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  • April 10, 2017

    Opening Doors to Unforeseen Career Paths

    Did you know IT-Ready has helped launch over 1,500 careers since 2012? One of those careers belongs to Derrick Guy, a Fall 2016 graduate of IT-Ready in Minneapolis. Read how his career in construction took him to an IT career path.
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  • April 7, 2017

    Celebrating the Faces of Workforce Development

    #FacesOf_PreviewBlog_web The #FacesOf Showcase educates people on how workforce development programs are changing lives. Not only do these programs enable individuals to achieve their wildest dreams, such as buying a house or a car, but it also affords them the opportunity to achieve real-life necessities like providing food for their family.
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