Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • 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 6, 2015

    Forging greater access to tech careers in Minnesota

    SueWallace As executive director of Minnesota for the Creating IT Futures Foundation, Sue Wallace works with local employers and community leaders to foster information technology training for diverse populations.
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  • September 15, 2015

    Graduating Class Has High Hopes for Career Advancement.

    At this month’s IT-Ready graduation in Minneapolis, Vicki Greene, vice president of operations management at GED Testing Service, remarked, “I was not looking for someone who just wanted to get by. I wanted someone to look at this opportunity as a stepping-stone to his or her IT career. I wanted someone who had high hopes for career advancement. I found that at IT-Ready.”
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  • September 8, 2015

    IT recruiter explains why skills without certifications aren’t enough for today’s IT job market

    Increasingly, the IT industry expects job applicants to demonstrate their skills sets with recognized certifications, like the vendor-neutral CompTIA A+
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  • June 8, 2015

    For Adrienne, IT means loving the work you do

    AdrienneASI System Integration help-desk technician says she gets to assist people every day
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