Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • October 27, 2016

    Ahmed Mohamed: Family + Opportunity = IT Career at Fairview

    AhmedMohamed Motivated by his family, Ahmed Mohamed finds IT-Ready and a new IT career at Fairview Health Services.
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  • May 25, 2016

    Panel Asserts that Internships Are Essential to Economy, Diversity and Communities

    Panel Industry executives in Chicago discussed the importance of internships to help high school students move education from theory to application.
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  • March 3, 2016

    Finding New Tech Workers through New Pipelines

    HighSchoolRedesign During the Tech Cities 2016 Conference at the University of Minnesota last month, attendees learned about how to build their own tech worker pipelines. With unemployment still low, especially in the tech workforce, employers need to think outside the box to find new and qualified employees.
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  • January 18, 2016

    IT-Ready helps Kenyan native achieve his own American dream

    VictorChege Although Victor Chege came to America equipped with an education and IT work experience, he had difficulty moving beyond minimum-wage jobs. IT-Ready positioned Chege for an upwardly mobile career in information technology.
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  • December 18, 2015

    The Beginning of Something at IT-Ready

    ChicagoGraduates The word commencement is almost solely used when speaking about graduation, but for 12 IT-Ready students in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, it means the beginning of a career in a robust industry.
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  • June 22, 2015

    ‘The sky’s the limit’ when it comes to an IT career

    MarioTestDriveImageBlog After beginning his IT career as a technician, Mario Cadet now is Manager of Support Services at ASI System Integration. He credits his upwardly mobile career to his willingness to learn.
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