Benton Wong’s career path traveled through the biotech industry, law, and business leadership. But he found a true interest in the software development process, and enrolled at Flatiron School’s Online Software Engineering Immersive Course. Now, Benton works at Scribd as one of the first Software Engineers on their Content Engineering Team. Learn how Benton gained relevant tech experience after graduating from Flatiron School, his advice for online bootcampers during the job search, and what made his career change with Flatiron School worth it for him.Continue Reading
Nicholas Roberts is the Director of Advanced Support Technologies at ServiceNow in San Diego – and a huge advocate for military veterans in tech. In the past year, ServiceNow has hired two Sabio graduates (also military veterans) into their apprenticeship program. We caught up with Nicholas to find out why coding bootcamp graduates should keep an open mind during the job search, the challenges veterans face in transitioning to tech (and how to support them through it), and why hiring managers at ServiceNow said the Sabio candidates “interviewed perfectly.”Continue Reading
In the face of the global coronavirus pandemic, this month has shown that coding bootcamps are uniquely prepared to deliver quality remote learning to those now staying indoors, working from home, or even unemployed. In addition to COVID-19 news, March brought a $19 million fundraise, regulatory news, several scholarships to close the gap in diversity in tech, and 6 new schools in the Course Report directory!Continue Reading
How is software released without any bugs? QA Testers! So what is QA testing and what do QA engineers do? AJ Larson, Quality Assurance Bootcamp Director at Devmountain, explains how QA fits into the software development lifecycle, the tools you need to know learn to be a QA tester, and the difference between web development jobs and QA jobs.
QA stands for Quality Assurance. At a high level, QA Testing exists to confirm that the product you're making is the product that the customer wants and is released with no bugs.Continue Reading
Wondering what kinds of digital marketing jobs you can get after graduating Thinkful’s Online Digital Marketing Flex course? We spoke with Thinkful’s Associate Director of Career Delivery Stephanie Bermudez on how Thinkful’s job guarantee means getting students job-ready for today’s digital marketing needs. Plus, Stephanie’s predictions on the digital marketing skills everyone should have in their toolbox!Continue Reading
Meet Angie Huetteman, a Data Analytics Tutor at CareerFoundry’s new self-paced, online Data Analytics Program. Angie tells us how CareerFoundry tutors and mentors support their self-paced students, the types of students who are most successful in data analytics, and her advice for finding your niche within the data analytics industry.Continue Reading
Schools and universities may be scrambling to figure out remote learning, but coding bootcamps have essentially been preparing for this since 2013. Online coding bootcamps already use Zoom video, Slack, GitHub, and VS Code Live Share for pair programming, online lectures, and to connect mentors and instructors with students. Of course, you can learn to code online – but it doesn’t stop there! Maybe you’ve needed to learn SQL for a while, or sharpen your data science skills, or wrap your head around UX Design. All of these digital skills are being taught online (not to mention, these are jobs that can be done remotely). Online bootcamps have been perfecting the online learning experience for years – and in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many in-person bootcamps are launching remote options. If you’re dreaming of a career change while stuck indoors, working from home, or quarantined, then here are our tips:Continue Reading