Daniel Aguirre was working construction in 2021 and decided it was time to focus on making a career out of coding. Daniel enrolled at TrueCoders because of its solid coding foundation, dedicated instructors, flexible scheduling, and committed career coach. Daniel graduated from the online bootcamp and landed a .NET Developer job with Nexient, a hiring partner of TrueCoders! Daniel shares how he made this career change work amidst a pandemic and parenthood and whether he thinks TrueCoders was worth the investment.Continue Reading
Product Management is a gratifying career, but you won’t find a “product management degree,” so what’s the clearest path to becoming a product manager? BrainStation Founder & CEO, Jason Field, is answering all of our questions about how a product manager fits into a tech company, which technical skills a PM needs to learn, trends to expect in 2022, and so much more.
One way to start your journey to PM? BrainStation’s part-time, online Product Management course!Continue Reading
The data industry is booming and careers in data analytics are some of the most in-demand jobs in 2022. To help career changes get started, Juno College of Technology is offering $400,000 in scholarship funds through its Career Booster Scholarship program. Heather Payne, Juno College CEO & Founder, walks us through who is eligible for this scholarship, the admissions process, and what Career Booster Scholarship recipients can expect in Juno’s Data Analytics Bootcamp. Plus, learn more about Juno’s mission to help those underrepresented in tech launch a career with expert guidance, community support, and career assistance.
The application deadline for this scholarship is January 27, 2022, so apply as soon as possible!Continue Reading
As a veteran, there are several programs intended to fund your bootcamp tuition – some even cover housing! Whether you have many GI Bill benefits, just one day of GI Bill benefits, or even have zero days left of your GI Bill, there's a program that will pay for your tuition. Maggi Molina of Operation Code and Alicia Boddy of Code Platoon talk us through the three best options for veterans that are interested in learning to code after serving in the military: GI Bill vs VET TEC vs VRRAP!Continue Reading
As an English professor, Michael Robinson wasn’t sure if he could ever pivot into a STEM career. The COVID lockdown offered Michael the opportunity to explore his career options and expand on latent tech interests he had his whole life. He found a new calling in software development after attending Coding Temple’s part-time, online bootcamp. Now a Developer Relations Engineer, Michael is kickstarting a new lucrative career thanks to the curriculum, instructor support, and career services at Coding Temple.
What inspired you to pivot from teaching at the college-level to launching a tech career?Continue Reading
Non-profit coding bootcamp Eleven Fifty Academy has helped over 1,300 beginners successfully change careers into tech. But what does it take to get into the bootcamp? Dave Brunner, Director of Admissions at Eleven Fifty Academy, breaks down the three-step admissions process and what applicants can expect in the admissions assessments. Dave shares his tips for coding beginners, what the ideal candidate for Eleven Fifty Academy looks like, and the job outcomes that bootcampers can expect after graduating!
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Learning the technical skills at a data science bootcamp is only the first step in a journey to working in tech. Landing your first role can be intimidating and imposter syndrome can affect even the most seasoned professionals. Jen Raimone, Director of Career Services at Metis breaks down the top two soft skills a data scientist needs to land the job and launch a successful career. Find out Jen’s 4 tips for managing stress in the interview, ways to demonstrate your soft skills both in the interview and in your job materials, and how Metis prepares students to interview like pros.
First, banish the idea that an interview is only about technical skills. Businesses look at your baseline and potential for work, but they also look at who you are as a person. “Technical” questions can include asking you about a time you used data to solve a problem or about a time when you weren’t on the same page as a colleague and the solution to that problem.Continue Reading
Are coding bootcamps accredited? The short answer is – not often. A small handful of bootcamps have recently gone through the accreditation process with ACCET, but typically, accreditation has been reserved for higher education institutions like universities and community colleges. But is accreditation something you should be looking for when researching bootcamps? Let’s break down exactly what accreditation means for coding bootcamps, what the future of accreditation may look like in this industry, and why accreditation can matter to students!
What is accreditation in higher education?Continue Reading