Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • July 14, 2016

    Skilled IT Workers Turning To Soft Skills for Career Advancement

    PrepareU Class Employers of IT talent in all industry verticals consistently point to a job candidate’s professional skills as a key to hiring, advancing pay, and promotions. With PrepareU, an IT professional can leverage the full value of their CompTIA certifications.
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  • June 27, 2016

    Preparation is key to successful employment interviews

    Interviews Career placement advisers working with IT-Ready graduates compile ‘best practices’ recommendations for making the best possible impression during a job interview.
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  • June 3, 2016

    IT-Ready Pioneers In Pursuit of Successful IT Careers

    Nancy Hammervik Last month, CompTIA senior vice president of industry relations, Nancy Hammervik, spoke with the first ever women’s-only IT-Ready class and offered tips on not just how to enter, but succeed in the male dominated IT industry.
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  • May 23, 2016

    New, free program to help IT professionals gain project management skills

    Programs_ProjectEssentials Broadening course offerings intended to help people launch and advance their IT careers, the Creating IT Futures Foundation now introduces Project Essentials, a free educational program that helps entry-level, certified IT professionals gain project management skills.
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  • April 26, 2016

    IT Pro with 17 Certifications Says Certs Are the Way to Go

    17 Certifications Learn how a fledgling journalism student switched over to IT and realized finding jobs there was as competitive, so went on a certification spree to jumpstart his career.
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  • April 19, 2016

    New soft skills training for tech workers to prepare for career growth

    prepare-u-logo The Creating IT Futures Foundation is conducting a pilot program called PrepareU. A free, interactive classroom experience that relies upon real-life scenarios, PrepareU will help students learn communication, collaboration, conflict resolution and problem-solving skills, as well as good workplace habits.
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