Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • December 12, 2016

    Moving from forklifts to help desk, thanks to IT-Ready

    Jeff Davis After being laid off three times in six years, Jeff Davis knew he needed to get out of warehouse logistics. IT-Ready gave him the tools he needed to move into information technology.
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  • October 27, 2016

    Ahmed Mohamed: Family + Opportunity = IT Career at Fairview

    AhmedMohamed Motivated by his family, Ahmed Mohamed finds IT-Ready and a new IT career at Fairview Health Services.
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  • October 20, 2016

    Recent grad Tucker Landis charts new pathway at Atomic Data, thanks to IT-Ready

    TuckerLandis_blog Tucker Landis credits IT-Ready for giving him skills needed for an upwardly mobile career in information technology
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  • August 8, 2016

    Great job with great benefits: IT-Ready grad relishes his new IT career

    JoelMielke IT-Ready helped displaced auto-manufacturing worker Joel Mielke establish an upwardly mobile career in Information Technology.
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  • June 6, 2016

    IT-Ready Acts to Change Male-Dominated IT Industry with its First All-Female Class

    graduation certificate People often talk about how IT is a male-dominated industry, but rarely do something to directly change this. The Creating IT Futures Foundation recently took such a step, graduating its first IT-Ready class intentionally made up of women – drawn from a diverse range of ages and ethnicities. The ceremony was a mixture of raw emotion and humor.
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  • May 19, 2016

    Newest IT-Ready Students Get Career Advice

    MN Class Creating IT Futures’ Charles Eaton and Gretchen Koch spoke to the 14th and 15th classes of IT-Ready students in the Twin Cities. More than 220 unemployed and underemployed people have gained IT careers in Minnesota since 2012 through the IT-Ready program.
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