Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • April 11, 2017

    Creating Diversity by Disrupting STEM Stereotypes for Teenagers – Especially Girls

    GirlScouts Just 31% of teens call technology “fun.” That’s why we applaud – and support – these groups working to shape new perceptions of women working with technology.
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  • April 10, 2017

    Opening Doors to Unforeseen Career Paths

    Did you know IT-Ready has helped launch over 1,500 careers since 2012? One of those careers belongs to Derrick Guy, a Fall 2016 graduate of IT-Ready in Minneapolis. Read how his career in construction took him to an IT career path.
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  • April 7, 2017

    Celebrating the Faces of Workforce Development

    #FacesOf_PreviewBlog_web The #FacesOf Showcase educates people on how workforce development programs are changing lives. Not only do these programs enable individuals to achieve their wildest dreams, such as buying a house or a car, but it also affords them the opportunity to achieve real-life necessities like providing food for their family.
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  • March 23, 2017

    Busting 7 Myths about Technology Careers – Part 7

    BustTheTechMyths 7 myths about working in technology could dishearten today’s teens as they plan their future careers. That’s why we’ve been busting those bogus beliefs one by one.
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  • March 21, 2017

    10 Critical Skills for Today’s IT Workforce

    todd-thumb-web CompTIA President and CEO Todd Thibodeaux spoke to IT professionals and students about the top 10 skills needed by today’s IT workforce. Take a look at the list to find the areas in which you excel and those in which you can focus your professional development.
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  • March 16, 2017

    Busting 7 Myths about Technology Careers – Part 6

    BustTheTechMyths 7 myths surround careers in technology that could deflect the interest of today’s teens. So, let’s bust those barriers.
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