Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • January 19, 2018

    I’m a Technologist Too: Meet Elliot Jobe, Lifelong Learner and Info/UX Architect

    TechnologistArt3 Technology changes quickly. So, successful IT pros evolve quickly, too. Take Ellliot Jobe, for example, the first profile to kick off our “I’m a Technologist, Too” series in 2018. Elliot’s story – and all the profiles we’ll share in 2018 are 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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  • 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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  • January 11, 2018

    Overcoming Doubts, Another IT-Ready Class Launches into their Tech Careers

    Dec 2017 Edina Initially wondering if IT-Ready could live up to its promises to get them prepared for a tech career in 8 weeks, another class of Minnesota graduates proved that IT-Ready lives up to the hype.
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  • January 8, 2018

    4 Tips for Writing Cover Letters

    171114_360_Classroom Not every hiring manager reads cover letters, but for those that do, they’re a perfect opportunity to showcase your unique style and experiences. Use these four tips to help your next cover letter better sell you to hiring managers.
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  • January 4, 2018

    A Transformational Opportunity Leading to Family-Sustaining IT Careers

    N70A5617 The IT-Ready Portland Fall 2017 class will be one to remember, as 25 strangers that started on day one were the same 25 friends to graduate.
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  • December 27, 2017

    Army Reserve staff sergeant relies on IT-Ready skills for career advancement

    160517_NathanielP_132 As Staff Sgt. Nathaniel Preble pursues advanced military training as a biomedical equipment technician, he finds himself relying on skills honed by IT-Ready.
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