Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • December 22, 2015

    An Excuse To Succeed

    CedarRiversideGroup At last week’s IT-Ready graduation in Minneapolis’ Cedar Riverside neighborhood, Erick Garcia Luna, senior policy aide for Minneapolis Mayor, Betsy Hodges, remarked, “These students are fundamental to the success and prosperity of Minneapolis and the region. They are proof that if we work hard and think innovatively, we can meet the workforce needs.”
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  • December 18, 2015

    The Beginning of Something at IT-Ready

    ChicagoGraduates The word commencement is almost solely used when speaking about graduation, but for 12 IT-Ready students in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, it means the beginning of a career in a robust industry.
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  • December 16, 2015

    Developing Tech Talent Is a Global Problem

    CharlesEaton IT occupations in much of the world have a real image problem. What five steps are Creating It Futures and CompTIA taking next year to drive more young people into IT careers?
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  • 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 19, 2015

    Memphis Boys & Girls Club Program is Aiming for A+

    Briahna Chambers of Tech901 takes on the daunting task of helping high-school students to achieve a professional IT certification in an after-school class.
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