Andrew Hartzell had a background in sales and recruiting, but wanted to make a career switch to computer programming. After a tip from a friend, he enrolled in General Assembly’s Software Engineering Immersive Online (Flex) bootcamp, which allowed him to balance his full-time gig as a tech recruiter during the day and take a bootcamp course at night. Andrew shares how the General Assembly bootcamp provided the flexibility and guidance he needed to land a Tech Solutions Engineer role at Criteo!Continue Reading
With over 20 years experience working in data science and IT, LearningFuze’s Data Science Full Immersion new instructor, Zia Khan, brings his wealth of knowledge to the classroom. Zia shares how LearningFuze is getting students job-ready for today’s data science roles, and the kinds of instructor support students can expect. Plus, learn how LearningFuze is getting new students up-to-speed with their Data Science Prep Course and free online workshops!Continue Reading
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Before you dive into a digital marketing bootcamp, you might be wondering, “Who hires digital marketing bootcamp graduates anyway?” The quick answer is: plenty of companies! Many companies rely on bootcamper talent for their cutting edge marketing know-how and real world experience. We’ve rounded up some of the best companies to work for after your digital marketing program. These companies hire for entry level marketing jobs like social media management, SEO specialist, content marketer, or marketing manager.
Companies know that digital marketing bootcamps teach the most important skills for modern marketing. Unlike hiring interns or college grads, bootcamp alumni are already equipped with the skills they need to succeed because they learned from real-world examples.Continue Reading
A lifelong passion for math and problem-solving inspired Nic to pivot from teaching music to learning software development at Nucamp’s online Full Stack Web and Mobile Developer bootcamp. Nic explains how the affordability and flexible scheduling of Nucamp’s online bootcamp made it possible for him to keep his full-time job while learning. Find out how Nic’s leveraged his existing skills and bootcamp experience to land a role as a front end programmer at Principal Financial Group – plus, Nic shares tips for those considering a career change now.
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A decade since its inception, Ruby is still a popular programming language with web developers. But what is Ruby and Ruby on Rails and how exactly are they used today? We’re demystifying the history of Ruby on Rails, why programmers use it in 2021, and how this coding language and framework are used on the job. Plus, learn why Ruby on Rails is an excellent first language for beginning coders to learn, and our favorite resources for where to learn Ruby and Ruby on Rails!Continue Reading
What is data science? Math or science? Data science is a multidisciplinary field that combines computer science and math. The objective of data science is to pull insightful and useful knowledge out of datasets using programming languages like Python, R, Hadoop, and Spark. It’s an in-demand skillset that companies are seeking out to make smart business decisions. Data science is an umbrella term that includes data analysis, data engineering, machine learning, and more.Continue Reading
Eager to break into network engineering but overwhelmed by the list of networking certifications? NexGenT instructor and CCIE-certified Network Architect Rob Riker is here to break down the top four most-recognized network security certifications, what to expect on the exams, and the networking job opportunities and salaries that correspond with those certification levels. Plus, learn how NexGenT’s two in-house networking certifications give students the hands-on networking knowledge they need to pass the CCNA and be job-ready.Continue Reading
Springboard’s online Data Science Career Track was created with one thing in mind: to help students land their first data job – but that process starts before day one of class. Kelvin Tse, Associate General Manager at Springboard, explains how this career track is getting students job-ready in 6 months with a hands-on curriculum including over 30 projects! Learn what it takes to get accepted into the program, and why Springboard’s Data Science Prep Course is an excellent fit for total beginners and students needing to brush up on their basic data skills.
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Jorge Andrés Sierra Jurado had a decade of software engineering experience, but wanted to shift gears into artificial intelligence and machine learning. After self-teaching, Jorge enrolled in FourthBrain’s remote AI bootcamp because of the instructor-led classes, real world projects, and career assistance. Jorge shares how his FourthBrain bootcamp experience helped him build the portfolio and the confidence to land a job as a Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services (AWS)!
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