Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • 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 17, 2017

    Building Confidence Through Workforce Development

    #FacesOf_Week2_Andrea Since graduating from IT-Ready in 2012, Andrea Ring has steadily advanced within her IT career. She credits confidence and a willingness to learn for her success.
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  • April 11, 2017

    Creating Diversity by Disrupting STEM Stereotypes for Teenagers – Especially Girls

    GirlScouts Just 31% of teens call technology “fun.” That’s why we applaud – and support – these groups working to shape new perceptions of women working with technology.
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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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  • April 6, 2017

    Hennepin County puts IT-Ready grads to work migrating workstations

    HennepinCounty The county, home to Minneapolis, hired four IT-Ready graduates to help officials manage converting 10,000 workstations.
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  • February 27, 2017

    Busting 7 Myths about Technology Careers – Part 4

    BustTheTechMyths Seven myths could dissuade today’s teens from becoming tomorrow’s technologists. So, we’re knocking them down one at a time.
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