Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • April 18, 2017

    First IT-Ready Class of 2017 Graduates with Jobs in Hand

    GroupPhoto Our first IT-Ready class of 2017 graduated last month, and already 78 percent of the graduates have jobs.
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  • April 12, 2017

    NextUp, a New Program for Getting More Young People into Tech Careers, is Already Showing Promise

    FuseParticipant Robotics clubs. After-school STEM fairs. Hours of coding. Over the past several years, we have all observed the multiple ways that schools, corporations and nonprofit groups are trying to interest teens in tech careers. This year CompTIA launched its own approach - NextUp.
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  • April 12, 2017

    Put Your IT Skills to Work in the Electronic Systems Industry

    ThinkstockPhoto Beyond computers, electronics are used throughout the house and business, and they need networking to link them all together – a perfect cross-over career for IT pros.
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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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  • April 3, 2017

    Employers report that PrepareU soft skills helped their staff perform better

    prepare-u-logo PrepareU recently surveyed employers whose staff completed the program in 2016. All reported that they would recommend it to colleagues and other employees.
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