Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • May 20, 2019

    Does a College Degree Equate to Workforce Success?

    Achieving a college degree has long been a pillar of the American Dream. However, based on two John Zogby Strategies polls -one conducted in September 2017 and another in July of 2018 – we are seeing a deep divide in the overall public perception about whether or not completing a college degree can aid their graduates in achieving success in the workforce.
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  • May 17, 2019

    What’s the Difference Between an Apprenticeship vs. an Internship?

    The number of apprenticeships and other on-the-job training programs is expected to grow as a solution to filling the 1.3 million tech jobs projected to be unfilled through 2023. While there are some similarities between internships and apprenticeships, the two are inherently different.
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  • January 21, 2019

    Fulfilling the Rising Demand for Tech Workers

    Despite turbulence in the U.S. stock market, the nation’s economy is growing — and the demand for tech workers is increasing. IT-Ready is creating a bigger pool of tech job candidates.
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  • November 28, 2018

    Hungry for a work opportunity

    Chris Harris, CTO at BridgeTech in Portland, finds IT-Ready graduates equipped with technical acumen — and hungry for a professional opportunity.
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  • October 31, 2018

    3 Skillsets You Need For a Career in Cybersecurity

    With the growing demand for dedicated cybersecurity resources in today’s companies, IT pros are looking at ways to adjust their job roles to the task. CompTIA’s 2018 Trends in Cybersecurity research report takes a look at this trend and what it takes to make the transition.
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  • October 15, 2018

    Keep the Diverse in IT

    During IT-Ready fifth annual IT-Ready employer breakfast, more than 60 hiring managers in the Twin Cities discussed how to retain diverse employees in the tech workforce.
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