Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • February 6, 2017

    Busting 7 Myths about Technology Careers – Part 2

    BustTheTechMyths 7 myths could derail today’s teens from becoming tomorrow’s technologists – unless we bust them.
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  • January 30, 2017

    When soft skills are critical to tech career and company success

    NikkiRiemersma The promotions and pay raises of an upwardly mobile IT career often depend on soft professional skills, like communication, as much as they do an employee’s technical knowledge. PrepareU helps IT employees strengthen those key skills.
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  • January 26, 2017

    PrepareU alumni report increased employment, higher wages

    prepare-u-logo A recent survey of 2016 graduates of PrepareU reveals that employment and salaries increased following their completion of the course.
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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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  • January 3, 2017

    Chance Google search offers shortcut to IT career

    Jon Sung Jon Sung was pursuing his computer science degree when frustration with homework prompted him to turn to Google for help. That search led him to IT-Ready, CompTIA A+ certification and an IT job with U.S. Bank.
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  • December 6, 2016

    Don’t Neglect Employability Skills in Your IT Job Search

    ThinkstockPhoto Soft skills are anything but soft; they’re key to getting you hired. Keywords like ‘communication’, ‘enthusiasm’ and ‘teamwork’ should be on your resume and your LinkedIn profile.
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