Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • April 6, 2017

    Hennepin County puts IT-Ready grads to work migrating workstations

    HennepinCounty The county, home to Minneapolis, hired four IT-Ready graduates to help officials manage converting 10,000 workstations.
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  • February 27, 2017

    Busting 7 Myths about Technology Careers – Part 4

    BustTheTechMyths Seven myths could dissuade today’s teens from becoming tomorrow’s technologists. So, we’re knocking them down one at a time.
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  • January 5, 2017

    New tech career paves way for IT-Ready grad’s personal, professional growth

    Mai Vue The same attributes that help Mai Yia Vue succeed as a companion to the elderly — such as courtesy and respect— serve her well in her new Help Desk role at U.S. Bank.
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  • October 27, 2016

    Ahmed Mohamed: Family + Opportunity = IT Career at Fairview

    AhmedMohamed Motivated by his family, Ahmed Mohamed finds IT-Ready and a new IT career at Fairview Health Services.
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  • May 25, 2016

    Panel Asserts that Internships Are Essential to Economy, Diversity and Communities

    Panel Industry executives in Chicago discussed the importance of internships to help high school students move education from theory to application.
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  • March 3, 2016

    Finding New Tech Workers through New Pipelines

    HighSchoolRedesign During the Tech Cities 2016 Conference at the University of Minnesota last month, attendees learned about how to build their own tech worker pipelines. With unemployment still low, especially in the tech workforce, employers need to think outside the box to find new and qualified employees.
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