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May 2016



IT-Ready Alumni Come Back to Celebrate their Success

IT-Ready Alum

More than 100 IT-Ready alumni, current students, employers and partners came out to celebrate the success of the career program in the Twin Cities.


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Newest IT-Ready Students Get Career Advice

Newest Grads

Creating IT Futures’ Charles Eaton and Gretchen Koch spoke to the 14th and 15th classes of IT-Ready students in the Twin Cities. More than 220 unemployed and underemployed people have gained IT careers in Minnesota since 2012 through the IT-Ready program.


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New Program to Help IT Professionals Gain Project Management Skills

Project Essentials

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


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IT-Ready Tackles Under-Representation of Women in the Tech Industry by Offering Gender-Centric Class

CTT Plus

Women-only IT-Ready class provides training and certification to help participants secure their first paid position in the tech industry.


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What Managed Service Providers Are Looking for in New Hires

Imagine IT

Imagine IT CEO Richard Anderson lets us in on what his company seeks in new hires and how IT-Ready has helped fulfill some of their needs.


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LinkedIn Blog Series: The Value of a LinkedIn Profile 


LinkedIn is an immensely powerful tool that will help advance your career. For the job seeker and potential employer or recruiter, LinkedIn serves as the online resume which can help the job candidate be found or the potential employer get a picture of that candidate.


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IT Pro with 17 Certifications Says Certs Are the Way to Go

17 certs

Learn how a fledgling journalism student switched over to IT and realized finding jobs there was as competitive, so went on a certification spree to jumpstart his career.


See how

CompTIA’s Advancing Women in IT Community Designates Girl Develop It for its Philanthropic Contribution

Girl Develop IT

Contribution will help nonprofit organization provide affordable programs for adult women interested in learning web and software development in a judgment-free environment.







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We help populations that are under-represented in IT and individuals who are lacking in opportunity to prepare for, secure and be successful in IT careers. 

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