Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • 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 10, 2017

    Opening Doors to Unforeseen Career Paths

    Did you know IT-Ready has helped launch over 1,500 careers since 2012? One of those careers belongs to Derrick Guy, a Fall 2016 graduate of IT-Ready in Minneapolis. Read how his career in construction took him to an IT career path.
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  • April 7, 2017

    Celebrating the Faces of Workforce Development

    #FacesOf_PreviewBlog_web The #FacesOf Showcase educates people on how workforce development programs are changing lives. Not only do these programs enable individuals to achieve their wildest dreams, such as buying a house or a car, but it also affords them the opportunity to achieve real-life necessities like providing food for their family.
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  • April 6, 2017

    Hennepin County puts IT-Ready grads to work migrating workstations

    HennepinCounty The county, home to Minneapolis, hired four IT-Ready graduates to help officials manage converting 10,000 workstations.
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  • February 27, 2017

    Busting 7 Myths about Technology Careers – Part 4

    BustTheTechMyths Seven myths could dissuade today’s teens from becoming tomorrow’s technologists. So, we’re knocking them down one at a time.
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  • January 5, 2017

    New tech career paves way for IT-Ready grad’s personal, professional growth

    Mai Vue The same attributes that help Mai Yia Vue succeed as a companion to the elderly — such as courtesy and respect— serve her well in her new Help Desk role at U.S. Bank.
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