Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • February 9, 2015

    IT-Ready apprenticeship allows former retail manager to ‘close sale’ on brand-new career

    IT-Ready’s paid apprenticeship and CompTIA A+ certification gave Blong Yang the ‘foot in the door’ he needed to enter the IT industry.
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  • January 23, 2015

    Creating the Next Generation of Technologists

    For the past two years, we’ve been honing new processes and programs at the Creating IT Futures Foundation. We’ve tested what works best in IT workforce development. We’ve reviewed and researched...
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  • January 23, 2015

    IT-Ready Provides Qualified IT Workers To Minneapolis Employers

    When Cindy Taraldson, the service desk supervisor at HealthPartners, sees IT-Ready on a resume, she always brings that individual in for an interview because she knows he or she will be a highly qualified candidate. “I find that when we bring them in, they are knowledgeable and excited to get into the IT workforce. I haven’t had an interview that I did not like. I just think they are more polished.”
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  • September 22, 2014

    IT-Ready gives an under-employed worker the chance to advance professionally

    Cheryl Morelli’s resume reflected a conscientious worker with 30-year history of consistent employment. But none of that hard work was really leading her anywhere. It wasn’t employment she lacked; it was the opportunity to grow professionally, to be promoted, and earn increases in benefits and pay.
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  • August 26, 2014

    IT-Ready: Aiding The Long-Term Unemployed

    Nearly 40 percent of all unemployed persons have been searching for a job for 27 weeks or longer. That’s about 3.8 million Americans.
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  • June 19, 2014

    OurFamilyWizard recruits the human touch from IT-Ready

    IT-Ready helps software developer find IT tech support candidates with soft professional skills.
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