Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • September 22, 2014

    IT-Ready gives an under-employed worker the chance to advance professionally

    Cheryl Morelli’s resume reflected a conscientious worker with 30-year history of consistent employment. But none of that hard work was really leading her anywhere. It wasn’t employment she lacked; it was the opportunity to grow professionally, to be promoted, and earn increases in benefits and pay.
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  • June 19, 2014

    OurFamilyWizard recruits the human touch from IT-Ready

    IT-Ready helps software developer find IT tech support candidates with soft professional skills.
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  • May 19, 2014

    Harrison Lovell’s rough start in IT-Ready training turns into solid finish

    Per Scholas graduate who barely squeaked into program is featured speaker at this year’s CAST 2014, the annual conference of the Association for Software Testing.
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  • April 21, 2014

    I Passed!

    Roy Sizemore was an IT-Ready program participant the Spring of 2013 in Columbus, OH. He just completed the last online training offered through the Alumni Program. Roy is Server+, Security+, Network+ and A+ Certified. Roy’s enthusiasm and dedication was obvious; with each earned certification, he was eager to begin the next. Roy was Creating an IT Future, and his testimonial confirms it.
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  • December 13, 2013

    IT-Ready grad Jamie Watson finds ‘white collar’ fits just fine

    Since graduating from high school, Jamie P. Watson, 43, worked one physically strenuous blue-collar job after the next – spending two to three years at each place of employment until circumstances or layoffs forced him to move on. “I have three kids – I can’t not work,” he says. “I have to have a job.”
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  • November 20, 2013

    Be an Apprentice

    After performing auto body repairs for more than 20 years, Jim Osterhues suddenly found himself laid off and out of work. So Osterhues put that first-hand experience to work by studying for and obtaining a license to work as an insurance adjuster in Minnesota. Yet despite the fact that he knew auto body repair – probably better than the average insurance adjuster – Osterhues could not find a job anywhere.
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