Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • June 7, 2018

    Bartender trades in taps and glasses for tech career

    Matthew Kerr liked bartending well enough, but he wanted a career that offered benefits as well as a bright future. IT-Ready equipped him with the knowledge he needed to break into IT.
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  • February 22, 2018

    Technology Hobby Turns into a Technology Career

    170824_125_TrentR While Trent Robbins didn’t know how he wanted to earn a living, he did know technology and he enjoyed tinkering with his made-from-scratch computers. IT-Ready helped Robbins turn his hobby into a career.
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  • November 27, 2017

    After graduating from IT-Ready, veteran takes upwardly mobile career path in IT

    IMG_5849 In 2012, IT-Ready gave Michael Dauffenbach, a National Guardsman transitioning into the civilian workforce, the knowledge and skills he needed to secure full-time employment in the IT industry.
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  • October 13, 2017

    IT-Ready Grad Gains the Confidence to Call Herself an IT Pro

    160517_RashmiB_102 Rashmi Bhattarai was skeptical that an 8-week class would get her started in a tech career, but IT-Ready changed her mind.
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  • September 11, 2017

    First Cohort of Tech Apprenticeship Students Graduate in San Luis Obispo

    SLOGraduationImage More than 70 percent of the class passed their CompTIA A+ exams on the first try before graduation. Now many of the students move onto 6 weeks of network and security training or software testing training.
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  • August 24, 2017

    Barista Serves up Tech Career

    Matt Clark ITReady gradCrop After working for a coffee retailer for years, Matt Clark dared to do something different — and served himself a satisfying new career in IT.
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