Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • August 24, 2018

    IT-Ready Students Exchange Sacrifice with Success

    Upon receiving their IT-Ready certificates in Minnesota this month, students shared stories about the honor of making sacrifices to become IT-Ready and join the IT workforce.
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  • August 24, 2018

    Moving from Minimum Wage to a Career

    Jordan Hunt worked numerous low-pay jobs before enrolling in IT-Ready. The program equipped him with the technical skills he needed to launch a career in IT.
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  • August 24, 2018

    Nonprofit ChickTech receives $50K from CompTIA member communities

    CompTIA member communities donated $50,000 to the nonprofit organization ChickTech to support efforts to empower girls and women through technology.
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  • August 10, 2018

    From the Help Desk to the C-Suite with CompTIA A+

    zscaler_portraits_sj_018 Chris Hodson took his fascination with how computer systems work into an entry-level IT role. After moving through the ranks to a top-level position, he has advice for where to start.
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  • July 31, 2018

    I’m a Technologist Too: Meet Senior Social Media Manager Kelly Stone

    Kelly-Stone-Headshot What can “social graces” do for your career? Find out from social media manager Kelly Stone in this profile from our “I’m a Technologist, Too,” series, excerpted from Charles Eaton’s book How to Launch Your Teen’s Career in Technology: A Parent’s Guide to the T in STEM Education.
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  • July 23, 2018

    Columnists’ Corner: Training Cybersecurity Technologists

    Eric Larson Creating IT Futures is helping close the cybersecurity tech skills gap by sharing expertise and insight with industry magazines as regular columnists. The following post by Eric Larson, senior director of IT Futures labs, appeared in Information Management earlier this year.
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