For years, Debora dreamed of being a digital nomad working in web development. The shutdown caused by the pandemic gave her the time and space to commit to making her career change from IT to web development. Debora was able to learn from her home in London by attending Ironhack’s remote bootcamp, which quickly taught her React, Node, and everything else she needed for web development interviews. Now, Debora is embracing her new job as a Full Stack Engineer at Guider and the digital nomad lifestyle she had always hoped for!
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Data analytics is a great entry-level path into the data landscape, but are there specific traits that you can recognize in yourself that will make you successful in this field? Michael Foote, a Career Coach at Springboard, believes that there are three qualities that make successful data analysts and shares them here! And if you recognize any of these traits in yourself, Michael tells you how to get started learning data analytics with Springboard Data Analytics 101.
Data analytics is a discipline focused on the collection, organization, storage, and analysis of data to extract insights. Data analytics also encompasses all of the tools and techniques used to accomplish these tasks.Continue Reading
If you’re a creative problem-solver, then a career in design may be for you! But how do you choose between a career in web design versus a career in user experience (UX) design? Since these two career paths are both user-focused, they have many similarities, but we’re breaking down the nuanced differences between web designers and UX designers to help you find the better fit for you! Find out how these two careers differ, what the daily life of web designers and UX designers look like, and the salaries to expect in these career paths. Plus, our favorite online tutorials and bootcamps to become a Web Designer or a UX Designer!
User experience (UX) design considers any interaction a user has with a product or service and optimizes it. UX design thinks about how an experience makes the user feel, how an interface looks, and how easy it is for the user to accomplish desired tasks.Continue Reading
Haley Stamp worked as a writer and editor before pivoting into tech. Now as a graduate of Sabio, Haley has joined the team as an instructor and web developer. Haley shares how the Sabio community is making space for women in tech and helping formerly incarcerated individuals launch a tech career through RebootLA. Plus, find out Haley’s advice for making the most of the bootcamp experience and her favorite learning resource for total coding beginners.
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Mike was working on a fishing boat in Alaska when he realized he needed to dive deeper into his passion for data analytics. As a UT Austin alum, Mike was excited to enroll in The Data Analysis and Visualization Boot Camp at Texas McCombs, powered by Trilogy Education Services, a 2U, Inc. brand, to make a career change into data. With the boot camp’s real world projects and dedicated career support, Mike landed his first job four months after graduating as an Associate Data Scientist at Booz Allen Hamilton!
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Recent college graduate Nathan Nunez found himself underpaid and overworked in sports broadcasting. Nathan enrolled at Coding Temple because he was impressed by their 99% job placement rate and commitment to their alumni. Nathan shares how Coding Temple’s online, full-time bootcamp covered software engineering and data, helping him land his first Data Analyst job at Cirium just two months after graduating! Read his advice for recent college graduates considering a bootcamp and if Nathan says that Coding Temple was worth it for him.
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Gavin Acquroff had a degree in electrical engineering, but a work assignment in low level C programming inspired him to pursue web development. Although he had taken a few computer science courses and was doing his own self-teaching, Gavin knew he needed mentorship and community support to level up his career to full stack web development. Gavin shares how Lighthouse Labs’ modern, full stack curriculum gave him the foundation and portfolio-work he needed to land his first full stack developer role at TalentMarketplace.
Python and C++ are both object-oriented programming languages, but the similarities end there! We’re comparing these two languages – covering examples of how Python and C++ are used in the real world, how they are used in today’s tech ecosystem, and which language is best for beginners. Plus, learn about free C++ resources and Python bootcamps where you can master these languages.
C++ is an object oriented cross-platform programming language based on the programming language, C. It’s mostly used for low-level programming like operating systems, native applications, high-performance applications, and games.Continue Reading
Frank was burned out from working in architectural design, and was looking for a more stable career. He was a total cybersecurity beginner before Level Effect’s Cyber Defense Analyst Bootcamp, but was able to quickly reskill and land his first cybersecurity role at Tevora. Learn what stood out to Frank about Level Effect when he was researching bootcamps and his recommendations to future bootcampers on how to make the most of your cybersecurity bootcamp. Plus, find out how Frank earned the Cyber Defense Certified Professional (CDCP) certification offered by Level Effect.
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With students from a wide variety of backgrounds from across the country, TrueCoders’ Career Services team steps in to prepare students for jobs that can change the trajectory of their lives. Denise Shines, Director of Career Services at TrueCoders, shares how her team helps students develop the networking, branding, and communication skills – starting in Week One on the bootcamp. Find out what you can expect throughout that TrueCoders career curriculum and why soft skills (like an eagerness to learn) are so important in the hiring process.Continue Reading