Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • January 16, 2018

    With three promotions in as many years, IT-Ready grad establishes rewarding and upwardly mobile tech career

    Brant Brackes Brant C. Backes had been out of work for nearly two years when he heard about IT-Ready. Fast-forward eight weeks later, IT-Ready had equipped him with the skills needed to launch a successful — and financially secure — tech career.
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  • October 19, 2017

    IT-Ready Summer Graduates Open the Door for Classes To Follow

    N70A5391 Whether it was to expand interest, to gain validation, or to start fresh, the IT-Ready Minneapolis / St. Paul Summer 2017 class has been set on a path of lifelong learning.
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  • August 15, 2017

    Keep Your Mind Open

    MUL class August 2017 As IT-Ready graduated its latest class in Minneapolis this month, Bill Roddy from Osiris Organization advised the students to keep their minds open and be ready to learn in their first jobs.
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  • July 10, 2017

    Recapping the Faces of Workforce Development

    #FacesOf_Recap Each week, the Faces of Workforce Development Showcase had a theme meant to highlight real-life testimonials of individuals who have developed into successful IT professionals thanks to workforce development programs.
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  • June 27, 2017

    Providing women an on-ramp to a tech career

    WomensOnlyGroupPhoto One year after completing women-centric IT-Ready class, graduates are pursuing rewarding IT careers.
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  • June 26, 2017

    Not just going to work, but going to make a difference

    #FacesOf_Week12_Brant Imagine this for a second: a pilot IT program comes to your city. The program offers training toward the CompTIA A+ certification. Also, the program will provide the vouchers for the exams. Then they say they’ll help you find a job. Oh, and by the way, it’s all free.
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