Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • February 19, 2019

    6 Reasons Why IT Might Offer the Best Careers for Work–Life Balance

    If you're looking for the best careers for work–life balance, look no further than IT. With various shifts and schedules, the possibility for remote work and jobs that get you away from your desk, IT careers can give you the balance you're looking for.
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  • January 21, 2019

    Fulfilling the Rising Demand for Tech Workers

    Despite turbulence in the U.S. stock market, the nation’s economy is growing — and the demand for tech workers is increasing. IT-Ready is creating a bigger pool of tech job candidates.
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  • November 28, 2018

    Hungry for a work opportunity

    Chris Harris, CTO at BridgeTech in Portland, finds IT-Ready graduates equipped with technical acumen — and hungry for a professional opportunity.
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  • July 23, 2018

    Columnists’ Corner: Training Cybersecurity Technologists

    Eric Larson Creating IT Futures is helping close the cybersecurity tech skills gap by sharing expertise and insight with industry magazines as regular columnists. The following post by Eric Larson, senior director of IT Futures labs, appeared in Information Management earlier this year.
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  • June 28, 2018

    I’m A Technologist, Too: John Holst, Senior Manager, Content, CompTIA

    9-John-Holst-HEADSHOULDERS Technologists collaborate with all diverse types of people on all types of projects. this profile from the series: “I’m a Technologist, Too,” excerpted from Charles Eaton’s book How to Launch Your Teen’s Career in Technology: A Parent’s Guide to the T in STEM Education.
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  • June 19, 2018

    IT-Ready QA changes careers and perspective

    Student Laughing Our first-ever IT-Ready QA to prepare students for careers as software testers graduated in the Twin Cities with all of the graduates certified and ready to get to work.
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