Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • December 14, 2015

    The Classmates You Always Wanted

    EdinaGroup IT-Ready in Edina, Minn., graduated its latest class of students last week, preparing 18 more people for IT jobs. They came for the training and employer connections but left with a new sense of family.
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  • December 10, 2015

    Former stay-at-home mom starts successful new IT career, thanks to IT-Ready

    Kathy After spending several years at home caring for three young children, Kathy Wilkins was ready to re-enter the workforce. IT-Ready gave her the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a new career within information technology.
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  • November 16, 2015

    Getting the credentials to launch an IT career

    RussellProchaska Russell Prochaska had a solid understanding of information technology, but he lacked the formal training or the credentials that corporations seek in IT employees. IT-Ready gave him both.
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  • November 11, 2015

    Help Our Military Vets Make a Successful Transition to Civilian Life

    Nyankoi Since its founding in 1998, Creating IT Futures has helped hundreds of military veterans get the training and certification they need to jump into the IT workforce and get started on a stable civilian career. With IT-Ready, the foundation takes that help to whole new level.
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  • October 20, 2015

    Bridging the Trust Gap

    CloseIt How do we bridge the Trust Gap and show employers that people with less than two years of experience can do an IT job if given the right training? IT-Ready is on a mission to build that bridge.
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  • October 20, 2015

    Make Changes, One Individual at a Time

    EmployerBreakfast Our IT-Ready program celebrated success with nearly 50 employers at a breakfast in Minneapolis. Mayor Hodges’ policy aide, Erick Garcia Luna, commented on how IT-Ready and the city are making changes, one individual at a time.
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