Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • May 11, 2017

    Eric White put all his chips on the career table — and won big

    EricWhite Eric White describes quitting his job to enroll in IT-Ready the ‘riskiest’ move of his life. Now his risk-taking is paying off with a higher, stable wage and an upward career path within the IT industry.
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  • May 2, 2017

    Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans

    Catalina IT-Ready graduate Catalina Bauer found love, a family and an IT career with endless potential while making other plans — and she couldn’t be happier.
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  • May 1, 2017

    Workforce Development Helps Complete the Career Mission

    #FacesOf_Week4_Brittany Not all success stories start with certification and end in IT. While we strive for 100 percent certification rate and placement in IT-specific jobs through IT-Ready, some stories take time to evolve and lead to new career opportunities, even outside of IT.
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  • April 24, 2017

    Motivating Factors In Workforce Development

    #FacesOf_Week3_Ahmed Ahmed Mohmaed didn’t pass his first certification exam. Discouraged, but not defeated, he said that his family supported him during the certification testing and re-testing.
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  • April 20, 2017

    The future’s so bright, he’s gotta wear shades

    JohnAmakye IT-Ready grad John Amakye continues to acquire new skills, move up the IT career ladder.
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  • April 18, 2017

    First IT-Ready Class of 2017 Graduates with Jobs in Hand

    GroupPhoto Our first IT-Ready class of 2017 graduated last month, and already 78 percent of the graduates have jobs.
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