Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • June 23, 2016

    Study suggests grouping women working within disproportionately male fields — such as IT —may position them for greater success.

    graduation On a recent episode of “Morning Edition,” National Public Radio’s social science correspondent, Shankar Vedantam, examined a study from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst that looked into why women drop out of predominantly male fields, like engineering and math.
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  • June 17, 2016

    LinkedIn Blog Series: Growing Your Network

    Growing your LinkedIn network gives you a true one-up on individuals who may be competing for the same employment opportunity as you. This is all aided by your contacts having a lot of their own connections, but having the ability to navigate through the contacts of your contacts is a great thing.
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  • June 3, 2016

    IT-Ready Pioneers In Pursuit of Successful IT Careers

    Nancy Hammervik Last month, CompTIA senior vice president of industry relations, Nancy Hammervik, spoke with the first ever women’s-only IT-Ready class and offered tips on not just how to enter, but succeed in the male dominated IT industry.
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  • May 26, 2016

    IT-Ready Gives Susie Douang a Fresh Career Start

    Susie Working as an administrative assistant in Minneapolis, Susie Douang felt like she had hit a professional ceiling. But then she discovered IT-Ready and launched a new career in IT with unlimited potential.
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  • May 25, 2016

    Panel Asserts that Internships Are Essential to Economy, Diversity and Communities

    Panel Industry executives in Chicago discussed the importance of internships to help high school students move education from theory to application.
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  • May 23, 2016

    New, free program to help IT professionals gain project management skills

    Programs_ProjectEssentials Broadening course offerings intended to help people launch and advance their IT careers, the Creating IT Futures Foundation now introduces Project Essentials, a free educational program that helps entry-level, certified IT professionals gain project management skills.
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