Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • June 6, 2016

    IT-Ready Acts to Change Male-Dominated IT Industry with its First All-Female Class

    graduation certificate People often talk about how IT is a male-dominated industry, but rarely do something to directly change this. The Creating IT Futures Foundation recently took such a step, graduating its first IT-Ready class intentionally made up of women – drawn from a diverse range of ages and ethnicities. The ceremony was a mixture of raw emotion and humor.
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  • June 3, 2016

    IT-Ready Pioneers In Pursuit of Successful IT Careers

    Nancy Hammervik Last month, CompTIA senior vice president of industry relations, Nancy Hammervik, spoke with the first ever women’s-only IT-Ready class and offered tips on not just how to enter, but succeed in the male dominated IT industry.
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  • May 26, 2016

    IT-Ready Gives Susie Douang a Fresh Career Start

    Susie Working as an administrative assistant in Minneapolis, Susie Douang felt like she had hit a professional ceiling. But then she discovered IT-Ready and launched a new career in IT with unlimited potential.
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  • May 25, 2016

    Panel Asserts that Internships Are Essential to Economy, Diversity and Communities

    Panel Industry executives in Chicago discussed the importance of internships to help high school students move education from theory to application.
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  • May 20, 2016

    LinkedIn Blog Series: The Value of a LinkedIn Profile

    linkedin LinkedIn is an immensely powerful tool that will help advance your career. For the job seeker and potential employer or recruiter, LinkedIn serves as the online resume which can help the job candidate be found or the potential employer get a picture of that candidate.
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  • May 19, 2016

    What Managed Service Providers Are Looking for in New Hires

    Imagine IT CEO Richard Anderson lets us in on what his company seeks in new hires and how IT-Ready has helped fulfill some of their needs.
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