Ilias, a graduate of BrainStation’s digital marketing bootcamp wrote a Verified review of his bootcamp experience and won our latest sweepstakes competition! Over 1,200 tech bootcamp graduates wrote a Verified review for their school on Course Report and went into the draw to win a $500 Amazon gift card! We caught up with Ilias to hear about their bootcamp experience!
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Their latest CIRR report shows a 91% alumni job placement rate at The Software Guild, but how exactly is The Software Guild preparing graduates for the workforce? Director of Career Services, Kipp Graham, tells us about their commitment to each bootcamper’s success, from their initial career goals to landing their first job. Plus, Kipp explains how to assess whether a company is the right fit for you and what employers are actually looking for in today’s junior developers.
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With a background in Literature and administration, Liishi Durbin wasn’t sure if she could ever learn how to code until her job led her to managing a database. That’s when she decided to ask around in her network and find out how she could become a developer in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic. Liishi discovered that most software engineers in the Boston area heralded Launch Academy as the best option to prepare for a new career. Liishi tells us all about the Launch Academy interview process, the two scholarships she earned to help reduce tuition, and what the online classroom experience was like. Find out if Launch Academy was worth it for Liishi!
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Cybersecurity is a quickly developing and in-demand tech field, and many companies are anxious to fill job openings with skilled cyber professionals. For those making a career change into cybersecurity, though, figuring out how to obtain cybersecurity certifications can be overwhelming. NexGenT breaks down today’s most recognized cyber certifications, and how students who are completely new to cybersecurity can learn the skills needed to pass their exams. Plus, NexGenT’s tips for preparing your home office for taking a cyber certification exam remotely!
There is so much information about cyber certifications and it can be confusing for anyone trying to get into the cybersecurity field. While some jobs don’t require cybersecurity certification, for anyone just getting into the field, certification will help them be taken more seriously as a job candidate.Continue Reading
Jules Wood was pursuing a rhetoric, writing, and linguistics degree when she began to question the financial situation academia was leaving her in. Jules shares how General Assembly’s UX Design Immersive in Atlanta gave her the skill set, support, and confidence she needed to quickly climb the UX design career ladder. Plus, learn why Jules has no regrets about enrolling in General Assembly’s Catalyst Program to fund her career change with an Income Share Agreement. Find out if General Assembly was worth it for Jules!
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Which tech skills will get you noticed by employers in 2021 and how can you quickly add them to your skills toolbox? We caught up with three experts from BrainStation to hear their predictions of the 4 top tech trends to expect in 2021 and which tech skills to focus on in order to stay relevant next year. Plus, BrainStation shares how anyone can acquire a new skill set in 2021 even while working full-time!
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What exactly is a UX portfolio and what are the core elements that every UX designer and researcher should include in it? Springboard UI/UX Design mentor Rylan Clark breaks down what employers and recruiters are looking for in today’s UX portfolio, and the common mistakes every UX professional should avoid. Learn tips for making your UX portfolio stand out in the remote job search, plus more on how Springboard successfully navigates students through their job search.Continue Reading
Seattle is a renowned tech hub, but what does Flatiron School’s Seattle campus look like since going remote due to COVID-19 restrictions? Campus Director David Fruchter delves into how the Seattle campus continues to connect students to the vibrant local tech community, and how the remote learning environment keeps students supported and accountable to their learning. David shares his advice for confronting Zoom fatigue, plus how Flatiron School’s curriculum and Career Services Program prepares students for the future of work.
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Codesmith recently reported that 87% of their grads get full-time software engineering jobs within 6 months, with an average salary of $115,000 a year. How exactly are Codesmith graduates landing the mid/senior engineering roles that they’re now known for?Continue Reading