Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • March 30, 2015

    Bringing your A game to Plan B

    Kevin Rose had a career game plan in place — until suddenly he didn’t. IT-Ready helped him develop a new and improved one.
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  • February 9, 2015

    IT-Ready apprenticeship allows former retail manager to ‘close sale’ on brand-new career

    IT-Ready’s paid apprenticeship and CompTIA A+ certification gave Blong Yang the ‘foot in the door’ he needed to enter the IT industry.
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  • January 23, 2015

    IT-Ready Provides Qualified IT Workers To Minneapolis Employers

    When Cindy Taraldson, the service desk supervisor at HealthPartners, sees IT-Ready on a resume, she always brings that individual in for an interview because she knows he or she will be a highly qualified candidate. “I find that when we bring them in, they are knowledgeable and excited to get into the IT workforce. I haven’t had an interview that I did not like. I just think they are more polished.”
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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 23, 2014

    IT-Ready Minneapolis / St. Paul Employer Breakfast Recap

    Dependable. Hard-working. Dedicated. These were a few of the adjectives that Twin Cities employers used to describe the IT-Ready graduates they have hired since the program debuted in 2012.
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