Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • May 30, 2017

    Workforce development programs lead to great jobs with great benefits

    #FacesOf_Week8_Joel In 2012, Joel Mielke found himself at the point of despair. In his words, he was at a point in his life when he felt he had nothing to offer society and nothing he could contribute of value. IT-Ready helped the displaced auto-manufacturing worker establish an upwardly mobile career in information technology.
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  • May 22, 2017

    Putting a stop to dreading the end of the weekend

    #FacesOf_Week7_Peter With a career in IT, our IT-Ready graduates have a job they enjoy going to and no longer dread the end of the weekend.
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  • May 11, 2017

    Eric White put all his chips on the career table — and won big

    EricWhite Eric White describes quitting his job to enroll in IT-Ready the ‘riskiest’ move of his life. Now his risk-taking is paying off with a higher, stable wage and an upward career path within the IT industry.
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  • May 1, 2017

    Workforce Development Helps Complete the Career Mission

    #FacesOf_Week4_Brittany Not all success stories start with certification and end in IT. While we strive for 100 percent certification rate and placement in IT-specific jobs through IT-Ready, some stories take time to evolve and lead to new career opportunities, even outside of IT.
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  • April 24, 2017

    Motivating Factors In Workforce Development

    #FacesOf_Week3_Ahmed Ahmed Mohmaed didn’t pass his first certification exam. Discouraged, but not defeated, he said that his family supported him during the certification testing and re-testing.
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  • April 20, 2017

    The future’s so bright, he’s gotta wear shades

    JohnAmakye IT-Ready grad John Amakye continues to acquire new skills, move up the IT career ladder.
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