Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • June 11, 2015

    GameChangers: David Caldwell, El Dorado High School, El Paso, Texas

    Game changers image 300 David Caldwell is changing lives at El Dorado High School
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  • May 26, 2015

    If You Want Diverse Ideas, Hire Diverse People

    Charles_Eaton Diverse companies just plain work better and generate better financial performance. You need to employ a diversity of thought in order to innovate. If the incentives to diversify are there, then why is it so hard to build diversity in an IT workforce?
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  • November 18, 2014

    From tropics to tundra, Malaysia native Vivian Teo finds opportunity in Minnesota thanks to IT-Ready

    Malaysia native Vivian Teo moved to Minnesota to learn about computer information systems and to pursue new career opportunities. IT-Ready helped her with both.
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  • October 27, 2014

    IT-Ready helps Marine veteran find work closer to home

    After eight years of military service, Cha Yang was ready to put down roots closer to home. IT-Ready provided the necessary training to grow his new career.
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  • September 22, 2014

    Research shows teens’ career thoughts have multiple motivations — any of which a career in IT could satisfy

    On average, teen boys point to earning money and having authority; teen girls seek careers that offer independence, ability to help parents.
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  • September 19, 2014

    Finding a Sustainable Career in Information Technology

    Despite the country’s recent economic recession and associated unemployment, the information technology (IT) industry struggles to fill job vacancies because of a continuing shortage of qualified applicants. Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that growth in IT-related positions will significantly outpace job growth in other fields. These IT positions promise family-sustaining wages and upwardly mobile career paths.
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