Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • March 3, 2016

    Finding New Tech Workers through New Pipelines

    HighSchoolRedesign During the Tech Cities 2016 Conference at the University of Minnesota last month, attendees learned about how to build their own tech worker pipelines. With unemployment still low, especially in the tech workforce, employers need to think outside the box to find new and qualified employees.
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  • March 1, 2016

    Building the IT Worker Pipeline in the Twin Cities

    UnemploymentPressure From an employer’s perspective, it’s a tight job market, especially in the Twin Cities. The TechHire Initiative is working to expand tech worker pipelines.
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  • December 10, 2015

    Former stay-at-home mom starts successful new IT career, thanks to IT-Ready

    Kathy After spending several years at home caring for three young children, Kathy Wilkins was ready to re-enter the workforce. IT-Ready gave her the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a new career within information technology.
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  • May 28, 2015

    El Paso high school prepares students for upwardly mobile IT careers after graduation

    ElPasoWhitepaper El Dorado High School in El Paso, Texas, is modeling an innovative IT curriculum that prepares its predominantly economically disadvantaged and ethnic minority student body for career success after graduation.
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  • May 21, 2015

    New IT-Ready Office in Edina Officially Open

    CharlesRibbonCutting This week, the Creating IT Futures Foundation welcomed back IT-Ready alumni and employers while hosting an Open House for our new office in Edina, Minn.
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  • May 14, 2015

    Consultant model of internship offers students experience, plus support to emerging and small businesses

    Interns at the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce gain valuable IT work experience helping small businesses with their web and social media needs
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