Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • June 27, 2016

    Preparation is key to successful employment interviews

    Interviews Career placement advisers working with IT-Ready graduates compile ‘best practices’ recommendations for making the best possible impression during a job interview.
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  • June 3, 2016

    IT-Ready Pioneers In Pursuit of Successful IT Careers

    Nancy Hammervik Last month, CompTIA senior vice president of industry relations, Nancy Hammervik, spoke with the first ever women’s-only IT-Ready class and offered tips on not just how to enter, but succeed in the male dominated IT industry.
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  • May 23, 2016

    New, free program to help IT professionals gain project management skills

    Programs_ProjectEssentials Broadening course offerings intended to help people launch and advance their IT careers, the Creating IT Futures Foundation now introduces Project Essentials, a free educational program that helps entry-level, certified IT professionals gain project management skills.
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  • April 26, 2016

    IT Pro with 17 Certifications Says Certs Are the Way to Go

    17 Certifications Learn how a fledgling journalism student switched over to IT and realized finding jobs there was as competitive, so went on a certification spree to jumpstart his career.
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  • April 19, 2016

    New soft skills training for tech workers to prepare for career growth

    prepare-u-logo The Creating IT Futures Foundation is conducting a pilot program called PrepareU. A free, interactive classroom experience that relies upon real-life scenarios, PrepareU will help students learn communication, collaboration, conflict resolution and problem-solving skills, as well as good workplace habits.
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  • March 29, 2016

    Women make up 34 percent of total tech employment, according to new report

    CyberStates2016 CompTIA adds new component to its annual data report, Cyberstates, by including rankings of every state depicting gender ratio for tech sector and tech occupation
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