Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • January 3, 2017

    Chance Google search offers shortcut to IT career

    Jon Sung Jon Sung was pursuing his computer science degree when frustration with homework prompted him to turn to Google for help. That search led him to IT-Ready, CompTIA A+ certification and an IT job with U.S. Bank.
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  • December 15, 2016

    Why Today’s Teens Should Become Tomorrow’s Technologists

    CharlesEaton Why do I believe today’s teens should become tomorrow’s technologists? We asked them.
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  • 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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  • December 6, 2016

    Don’t Neglect Employability Skills in Your IT Job Search

    ThinkstockPhoto Soft skills are anything but soft; they’re key to getting you hired. Keywords like ‘communication’, ‘enthusiasm’ and ‘teamwork’ should be on your resume and your LinkedIn profile.
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  • November 21, 2016

    IT-Ready Class Increases Students’ Passion for Education and Tech

    Elgin-grad As Creating IT Futures graduated an IT-Ready class in Elgin, Illinois, earlier this month, 11 students spoke frankly about their past experiences with learning and IT – and how IT-Ready has put them on the right track.
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  • November 14, 2016

    Who is a Technologist?

    CharlesEaton Who will close the tech skills gap? Technologists. That’s who. But who’s a technologist?
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