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October 2016



Twin Cities Businesses Gather IT Workforce Insights


During the 3rd annual IT-Ready employer breakfast, Twin Cities businesses gathered insights into new skills needed by the tech workforce, while honoring one of their own, Atomic Data, with the Polaris Award.


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Tech Industry Employer, Atomic Data, Finds Well-Prepared Professionals in IT-Ready Grads

Skilled IT

For IT employers, a job seeker’s softer professional skills are just as important as technical know-how.


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Educating the Next Generation of Technologists


How will the tech skills gap ever close? We get more teens interested in IT careers.


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Teamwork Makes the Dream Work


Our Summer IT-Ready class in the Twin Cities Graduated Last Week with a 100-percent graduation rate.


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STEM Programming at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Omaha Region Featured in New Gamechangers Video


New video highlights efforts to show children a pathway to future technology careers.


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Help Veterans in Transition


Fundraiser by AskIT provides training for discharged military.


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Make Tech Her Story


Despite playing a key role in the growth of IT, women’s representation in the industry has stagnated. Some argue women simply are not as interested in IT careers as men – but we know it’s not that simple. To understand the deeper reasons behind the IT industry’s gender gap, CompTIA commissioned research that brought the conversation directly to girls and boys in middle and high school.


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Genesys Works Receives $45,000 Philanthropic Gift from CompTIA Communities


CompTIA’s Cloud, IT Security, IT Services & Support, Managed Print and Managed Services Communities support nonprofit’s mission of transforming teens’ lives through IT skills training.


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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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