Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • June 23, 2016

    Study suggests grouping women working within disproportionately male fields — such as IT —may position them for greater success.

    graduation On a recent episode of “Morning Edition,” National Public Radio’s social science correspondent, Shankar Vedantam, examined a study from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst that looked into why women drop out of predominantly male fields, like engineering and math.
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  • April 11, 2016

    No Man or Woman Left Behind

    Graduating Class Our 13th IT-Ready class in Minneapolis graduated this month, and each of the 20 students supported each other like a team so that everyone graduated.
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  • January 7, 2016

    Putting on the uniform of the person you want to be

    CarlosRivera Carlos Rivera credits IT-Ready and CompTIA A+ certification for helping him realize his true potential
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  • May 21, 2015

    New IT-Ready Office in Edina Officially Open

    CharlesRibbonCutting This week, the Creating IT Futures Foundation welcomed back IT-Ready alumni and employers while hosting an Open House for our new office in Edina, Minn.
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  • January 23, 2015

    IT-Ready Provides Qualified IT Workers To Minneapolis Employers

    When Cindy Taraldson, the service desk supervisor at HealthPartners, sees IT-Ready on a resume, she always brings that individual in for an interview because she knows he or she will be a highly qualified candidate. “I find that when we bring them in, they are knowledgeable and excited to get into the IT workforce. I haven’t had an interview that I did not like. I just think they are more polished.”
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  • November 18, 2014

    From tropics to tundra, Malaysia native Vivian Teo finds opportunity in Minnesota thanks to IT-Ready

    Malaysia native Vivian Teo moved to Minnesota to learn about computer information systems and to pursue new career opportunities. IT-Ready helped her with both.
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