Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • March 4, 2020

    How Are Some Tech Businesses Successfully Creating Diverse, Inclusive Workplace Environments?

    In the final episode of a 3-part series, Technologist Talk podcast guest Ulysses Smith explains what’s working for tech companies that are making progress creating diverse, inclusive workplace environments.
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  • January 8, 2018

    4 Tips for Writing Cover Letters

    171114_360_Classroom Not every hiring manager reads cover letters, but for those that do, they’re a perfect opportunity to showcase your unique style and experiences. Use these four tips to help your next cover letter better sell you to hiring managers.
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  • July 19, 2017

    How to Convince Employers to Embrace IT Internships

    GretchenConference400px The reason most employers shy away from internships is because they’re under the impression they must provide all four components: project, place, personnel and payment. But what if a few companies worked together to provide one single internship?
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  • May 25, 2017

    How to Succeed in Tech: Tips for Your First Year in IT

    crush-your-first-year-in-it-blog-image Logan Murphy, a technology consultant and developer who helps new IT pros navigate the landscape of their early careers, offers advice on how to learn your craft, build relationships and prepare for the next step in your IT career.
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  • May 8, 2017

    The role of continuing education in workforce development programs

    A career in tech is leading to surreal days for many individuals. After completing their respective workforce development programs, more students are pursuing additional certifications, allowing them to gain more knowledge and work on projects that a year prior they would not have understood.
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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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