Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • 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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  • April 21, 2014

    I Passed!

    Roy Sizemore was an IT-Ready program participant the Spring of 2013 in Columbus, OH. He just completed the last online training offered through the Alumni Program. Roy is Server+, Security+, Network+ and A+ Certified. Roy’s enthusiasm and dedication was obvious; with each earned certification, he was eager to begin the next. Roy was Creating an IT Future, and his testimonial confirms it.
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  • April 21, 2014

    IT-Ready Students: Getting to A+

    We talked with Kathy Brennan, manager of IT-Ready in Minneapolis/St. Paul, to learn more about the program and its participants. Here is what she had to say.”
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  • February 17, 2014

    Employer sees value in IT-Ready

    When IT-Ready Program officials approached Medica about offering post-graduation apprenticeships to adults entering the information technology field, the company’s senior IT leaders were receptive to the notion. After all, Medica already had an internship program in place for high school students, so its employees were accustomed to working with individuals who didn’t have a lot of past IT job experience, said David McPhaul, IT Services manager at Medica.
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  • February 17, 2014

    IT-Ready alum now certified+

    IT-Ready Program alumnus Brad Clemensen recently completed the trifecta of online CompTIA certifications made available to program graduates – Network+, Security+ and Server+. To do anything but, Clemensen said, would have been wrong. “It just felt foolish to pass up such a great opportunity,” he said.
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