Carly Fennell had extensive experience in biomechanical engineering, but soon realized that data/programming skills would help her career blossom. Soon after her maternity leave, Carly took a leap of faith, quit her job, and enrolled in Lighthouse Labs’ online Data Science Bootcamp. As the parent of a one-year-old, Carly shares how she made the full-time bootcamp work for her, and her tips for other parents considering Lighthouse Labs. Plus, Carly shares how she launched her own data consulting business right after bootcamp graduation and how she landed clients like Lululemon and the NFL!
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Julie Pitman had two decades of business experience in the medical field, but when her company made staff cut-backs, she took it as an opportunity to make a career change. Julie shares how Hackbright Academy’s online prep course and online software engineering immersive bootcamp gave her the skill set and confidence she needed to land software engineering roles at two startups. Plus, we ask Julie if Hackbright Academy’s inclusive, all-women community has proven to be as supportive in an online setting – read her answer.
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Matthew Gardner had been working in design for years, but when his current organization noticed a gap in customer engagement, Irrational Labs offered the training they needed to discover new solutions. Matthew shares what it was like to juggle a full-time job with the Irrational Labs Behavioral Science bootcamp, and how he got the most out of the online learning experience. Plus, Matthew provides his insights into what a designer can gain from learning behavioral science at Irrational Labs, and how those skills can elevate a design career.
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Since 2015, Tech Elevator has been teaching the tech skills that students need to make a career change into software engineering. Now, Tech Elevator has added an Income Share Agreement (ISA) to their list of financing options! We caught up with Admissions Lead, Kalyn Breneman about Tech Elevator’s ISA program to find out more about ISA eligibility requirements, the actual ISA terms students are held to, plus the kinds of jobs and salaries Tech Elevator students can expect to land after graduation.
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With almost all personal banking, lending, electronic payments, and trading done online these days, financial technology is an in-demand field for technologists in 2021. But do the top fintech companies actually hire coding bootcamp graduates? We’re breaking down what to expect at a financial technology company, and the top 6 Fintech companies that hire bootcamp alumni. Plus, our tips for employers who are onboarding bootcamp grads onto their fintech teams!
Fintech stands for financial technology, and this term essentially describes innovative technology that improves the delivery of financial services. While fintech has technically been around since the 19th century, it wasn’t until the birth of Bitcoin in 2009 and the post-2008 financial crisis regulatory changes that fintech truly started to blossom.Continue Reading
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