Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • May 16, 2017

    Guy Fruda Named Chair of Creating IT Futures Board

    GuyFruda We announced the new officers for our board. Guy Fruda, managing director, East Region Technology, Deloitte Services, is our new board chair.
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  • May 15, 2017

    The importance soft skills play in successfully reaching your goals

    #FacesOf_Week6_Nikki The promotions and pay raises of an upwardly mobile IT career often depend on soft professional skills, like communication, as much as they do an employee’s technical knowledge. PrepareU – a series of interactive, classroom-based, soft-skills lessons and labs – is helping tech workers and students prepare for, obtain, and be successful in an IT career.
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  • May 11, 2017

    Eric White put all his chips on the career table — and won big

    EricWhite Eric White describes quitting his job to enroll in IT-Ready the ‘riskiest’ move of his life. Now his risk-taking is paying off with a higher, stable wage and an upward career path within the IT industry.
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  • May 2, 2017

    Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans

    Catalina IT-Ready graduate Catalina Bauer found love, a family and an IT career with endless potential while making other plans — and she couldn’t be happier.
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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 24, 2017

    Motivating Factors In Workforce Development

    #FacesOf_Week3_Ahmed Ahmed Mohmaed didn’t pass his first certification exam. Discouraged, but not defeated, he said that his family supported him during the certification testing and re-testing.
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