Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • 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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  • November 10, 2016

    Six Ways You Can Drive Diversity in Technology

    03232 Diversity Image for Blog CompTIA recently formed a working group to prepare and support minority individuals in an effort to close the diversity gap in tech organizations.
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  • November 7, 2016

    U.S. Bank seeks strong technical aptitude, exemplary customer-service skills and work ethic in entry-level IT professionals

    us_bank Company’s internal help desk finds recent IT-Ready hires grounded in hard technical and soft professional skills needed to succeed.
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  • November 3, 2016

    7 Characteristics of Successful IT Professionals

    characteristic four Knowing technology is an essential first step to a career in IT, but to truly excel, it helps to build these seven personality traits into how you approach the industry and plot your path through it.
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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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