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November 2016



Ahmed Mohamed: Family + Opportunity = IT Career at Fairview


Motivated by his family, Ahmed Mohamed finds IT-Ready and a new IT career at Fairview Health Services.


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U.S. Bank Seeks Strong Technical Aptitude, Exemplary Customer-Service Skills and Work Ethic in Entry-Level IT Professionals

US Bank

Company’s internal help desk finds recent IT-Ready hires grounded in hard technical and soft professional skills needed to succeed.


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Who is a Technologist?


Who will close the tech skills gap? Technologists. That’s who. But who’s a technologist?


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Rhonda Engleman: Re-entering the Workforce with IT-Ready


Rhonda Engleman left her job in healthcare to become a stay-at-home mom. As her children grew older, however, she wanted to reenter the workforce.


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Creating IT Futures Foundation Gets Top Rating

Top Rating

Looking for a great non-profit to invest in? Creating IT Futures Foundation has received a five star rating from GreatNonProfits.org.


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#GivingCITFF on #GivingTuesday With the CrowdRise Giving Tower Holiday Challenge


Help the Creating IT Futures Foundation win $25,000 on #GivingTuesday by donating to its #GivingCITFF campaign on CrowdRise.



Recent Grad Tucker Landis Charts New Pathway at Atomic Data, Thanks to IT-Ready


Tucker Landis credits IT-Ready for giving him skills needed for an upwardly mobile career in information technology.


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How Might an Applicant Tracking System Affect Your Career in IT


Getting a job in IT can be a tough and confusing marathon. Since the landscape is always changing, you must stay up-to-date on the newest trends or you might end up being your own worst enemy in your job search.


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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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