Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • June 19, 2014

    OurFamilyWizard recruits the human touch from IT-Ready

    IT-Ready helps software developer find IT tech support candidates with soft professional skills.
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  • May 19, 2014

    Harrison Lovell’s rough start in IT-Ready training turns into solid finish

    Per Scholas graduate who barely squeaked into program is featured speaker at this year’s CAST 2014, the annual conference of the Association for Software Testing.
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  • April 21, 2014

    I Passed!

    Roy Sizemore was an IT-Ready program participant the Spring of 2013 in Columbus, OH. He just completed the last online training offered through the Alumni Program. Roy is Server+, Security+, Network+ and A+ Certified. Roy’s enthusiasm and dedication was obvious; with each earned certification, he was eager to begin the next. Roy was Creating an IT Future, and his testimonial confirms it.
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  • February 17, 2014

    Employer sees value in IT-Ready

    When IT-Ready Program officials approached Medica about offering post-graduation apprenticeships to adults entering the information technology field, the company’s senior IT leaders were receptive to the notion. After all, Medica already had an internship program in place for high school students, so its employees were accustomed to working with individuals who didn’t have a lot of past IT job experience, said David McPhaul, IT Services manager at Medica.
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  • February 17, 2014

    IT-Ready alum now certified+

    IT-Ready Program alumnus Brad Clemensen recently completed the trifecta of online CompTIA certifications made available to program graduates – Network+, Security+ and Server+. To do anything but, Clemensen said, would have been wrong. “It just felt foolish to pass up such a great opportunity,” he said.
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  • December 13, 2013

    IT-Ready grad Jamie Watson finds ‘white collar’ fits just fine

    Since graduating from high school, Jamie P. Watson, 43, worked one physically strenuous blue-collar job after the next – spending two to three years at each place of employment until circumstances or layoffs forced him to move on. “I have three kids – I can’t not work,” he says. “I have to have a job.”
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