Tips & Advice

All of the advice you need to choose the right career path, expert tips about the best programming languages, and guides for beginners to get started in tech.

  • Jess Feldman
    Jess Feldman
    Updated on February 27, 2024
    When making a career change to cyber security, transferable skills can be invaluable! So which skills are employers looking for? Experts from Lighthouse Labs weigh in on which transferable skills are important in a cyber security ...
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  • Jess Feldman
    Jess Feldman
    Updated on February 13, 2024
    As artificial intelligence evolves, it’s being incorporated into powerful tools used for cybersecurity. Two experts in the field from Fullstack Academy walk us through the ways AI is being used in cybersecurity in 2024, and the three AI tools that cyber professionals are now integrating into their ...
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  • Jess Feldman
    Jess Feldman
    Updated on January 26, 2024
    Jobs in AI are in high demand across many industries, and the responsibilities for these exciting technical roles only continue to evolve. Even with the turbulent tech job market of 2023, LinkedIn's chief economist points to a 21x increase in AI job postings! If you’re interested in the artificial intelligence career path,...
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  • Cole Ingraham
    Cole Ingraham
    Updated on January 8, 2024
    In today's world, it is nearly impossible to avoid hearing about artificial intelligence (AI). Given the recent hype and popularity of ChatGPT, you may feel like AI is completely novel, but it is an idea that has been around since the 1950s and has been an active area of research and development ever since. At the core of modern AI developments is the artificial neural network. Let’s dive int...
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  • Jess Feldman
    Jess Feldman
    Updated on January 3, 2024
    Women in tech have been historically underrepresented and undervalued — According to the U.S. Census Bureau, women only make up 27% of the STEM workforce. TripleTen is on...
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  • Jess Feldman
    Jess Feldman
    Updated on January 3, 2024
    In 2023, cybersecurity professionals had to adapt to the new capabilities created by artificial intelligence. Where will the trends go in 2024? Springboard’s cybersecurity expert, Mark Adams, shares his take on the top 3 cybersecurity skills...
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  • Jess Feldman
    Jess Feldman
    Updated on December 6, 2023
    It’s no surprise that 2023’s biggest tech trend was generative AI tools and capabilities. But how will that trend affect a bootcamper’s hireability in 2024? Two experts from Hack Reactor by Galvanize, Lena Johnson (Head of Career Services) and Zubair Desai (Curriculum & ...
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  • Jess Feldman
    Jess Feldman
    Updated on December 5, 2023
    Software engineers do so much more than write code — they are leaders, problem solvers, and decision makers who drive company strategy. Codesmith prepares their graduates for this type of modern software engineering and leadership in the tech industry. We talked to Codesmith alums Kelsey Graner, Abby Chao,...
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  • Cole Ingraham
    Cole Ingraham
    Updated on December 4, 2023
    With all the amazing advancements that have been happening over the past months and years, it may seem that artificial intelligence appeared out of nowhere. In fact, AI has been an area of research and development for decades, and there are many facets to it beyond large language models and ChatGPT. AI itself is a difficult concept to pin down, as the term has been used to describe many diffe...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Liz Eggleston
    Updated on November 9, 2023
    Do you really need a coding bootcamp to make a career change? Or can you take a coding class at the library or an online MOOC and do it yourself? All three focus on teaching tech skills, but there are some major differences between these paths – career services, support, teaching style, and intensity just to name a few. Let’s explore these differences and which is best for you! Definitions: ...
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  • Cole Ingraham
    Cole Ingraham
    Updated on November 15, 2023
    Large Language Models (LLMs) are the cool new kid on the block. Ever since ChatGPT took the world by storm in November 2022, you cannot even walk down the street without overhearing mentions of it – some positive and some negative. There is no question that we are living in a changed world. However, in order to better understand the LLMs of today, it is important to understand where they came...
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  • What kinds of tech roles can you actually land after graduating from a cyber security bootcamp? We caught up with Deborah Gillam, a Career Services Advisor for Cyber Security Graduates at Lighthouse Labs, who lists the four, entry-level cyber security ...
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  • AI has taken 2023 by storm, from generative chatbots like ChatGPT to AI-generated art. But artificial intelligence and machine learning aren’t that new! Lighthouse Labs’ resident data expert, Simon Dawkins, demystifies AI and machine learn...
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  • Jess Feldman
    Jess Feldman
    Updated on September 12, 2023
    As of 2023, there are 3.3 billion Android OS users in the world! Android has a 71.8% market share of mobile operating systems globally, so developing (and testing!) apps for Android is an exciting niche for anyone looking to work in mobile environments. The instructional team at Continue Reading →
  • Jess Feldman
    Jess Feldman
    Updated on September 6, 2023
    Fintech, short for financial technology, is reshaping the way today’s financial services are delivered and consumed, and it's creating career opportunities for individuals with a passion for innovation, technology, and finance. Find out what it takes to succeed as a fintech professional, the responsibilities (and salaries!) you can expect at each rung of the fintech career ladder, and the com...
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  • Jess Feldman
    Jess Feldman
    Updated on September 5, 2023
    App Academy prepares students for software engineering roles right after bootcamp graduation. But what does that actually look like? We caught up with a real employer – Elizabeth Thompson, the Senior Engineering Manager at Continue Reading →
  • Jess Feldman
    Jess Feldman
    Updated on August 8, 2023
    Popular since the 1970s, structured query language (SQL) allows technologists to organize and access data simply and quickly. SQL is utilized in data and engineering jobs alike and doesn’t require you to know how to code. Larisa Molodyk, Product Manager at TripleTenContinue Reading →
  • Jess Feldman
    Jess Feldman
    Updated on July 27, 2023
    Southern California is a competitive tech hiring market – but worth it! Speaking directly from the LearningFuze campus located in California, President Parth Shah advises you how to land a tech job in Southern California. He outlines what SoCal employers look for in new hires, how to stand out in the local...
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  • Jess Feldman
    Jess Feldman
    Updated on July 25, 2023
    We often hear that AI could replace human software engineers — but GitHub Copilot is a tool that developers can use to be more effective. Curtis Schlak, the Vice President of Academics at Hack Reactor by Galvanize, explains just how GitHub Copilot can be integrated into a software engineer’s ...
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  • Jess Feldman
    Jess Feldman
    Updated on July 5, 2023
    Lighthouse Labs recently released their 2022 Student Outcomes Report, which highlights that 82% of their graduates were hired into full-time, meaningful work within 180 days! Meri Ghazaryan, the Senior Manager of Employer Partnerships...
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