Our latest on Coding Temple
With their hard-working determination and unique ability to clarify difficult material, teachers have long been an asset to their teams. But with the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 alongside low teacher salaries and long hours on the job, many educators began to reconsider their career choice. According to LinkedIn, the number of teachers on the site who left for a new career increased by 62% in 2021! The grit that most teachers show have made them an attractive applicant now for tech jobs.
Here at Course Report, we’ve spoken with so many teachers about how they made a career change into tech after enrolling in a coding bootcamp. We’re rounding up our favorite advice from these former teachers as well as the top 5 transferable skills that make former teachers great technologists!Continue Reading →
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Jordy was working as a registered nurse in a NYC hospital before deciding to reskill with Coding Temple’s full-time online bootcamp. Jordy walks us through his capstone project, inkVue, a Python-based web application that helps users find the right tattoo artist for them. Jordy highlights what he loved about Coding Temple, from learning full stack programming in a tight-knit cohort to the personalized career services that has prepared him for the tech job hunt.Continue Reading →
Welcome to Ask a Career Coach, an advice-column where real bootcamp career coaches take a minute out of their busy days to answer a question from a Course Report reader. Today, Marlene Tang, the Alumni Director and Career Coach at Coding Temple, is answering a question about the second job after a bootcamp. Marlene has been a career coach for over six years, placing thousands of graduates in jobs and supporting them through the entire career process, from prepping resumes to negotiating salary to asking for your worth. Even after students graduate, Marlene and her team at Coding Temple run weekly, curated workshops that go over everything from honing technical skills, to interview debriefs, to salary negotiations.
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Brian Zanayed was a mortgage lender when he realized the influence of emerging technology in the industry. He chose Coding Temple’s Self-Paced Bootcamp to level up his skills on his own time, and now he’s a Software Engineer at a robotics company! Brian shares his advice for juggling a full-time job with the self-paced bootcamp, how Coding Temple helped him stand out as a new software engineer, and his advice for recent bootcamp grads on their first tech job hunt now.
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Zach Porras studied Russian in college, spent 10 years in the service industry, and worked for Whole Foods in Chicago as a Department Manager before enrolling at Coding Temple. After graduating in September 2021, Zach got a job as a Software Engineer at Charter Communications! Find out how expectations met reality for Zach, how he actually got his first job through LinkedIn, what surprised him about Coding Temple, and whether the 10-week bootcamp was worth it.
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Learn what these five bootcampers wish they had known before they went to a bootcamp – how expectations met reality, how they actually got their first jobs, what surprised them about the teaching style, and whether the experience at Coding Temple, General Assembly, Sabio, DigitalCrafts, and Springboard was worth it to these graduates.Continue Reading →
Enrolling at an online coding bootcamp can be intimidating! Todd Schreiber, Admissions Director of Coding Temple, walks us through their 2-step admissions process, prework, and how to determine which of Coding Temple’s program formats is the best fit for you. Learn which technical skills and soft skills Coding Temple expects from their incoming students, and the kinds of tech jobs (and salaries!) Coding Temple grads are landing today.
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Worried about nailing your Python technical interview? Nate Welter, Technical Instructor at Coding Temple, is sharing the top 3 Python interview questions you should be prepared to respond to in 2022. Learn how to break down any of these Python interview questions, and the best ways to prepare yourself with Nate’s tips and resources. Plus, find out how the new Technical Career Support Program at Coding Temple gives graduates an edge in their Python interviews.
First of all, the questions you hear in an interview will vary by industry. Python is a back-end language, but can be used in web development, software engineering, data analysis, data engineering, and data science. Before the interview, look through your projects and choose past work in the context of the industry.Continue Reading →
Coding bootcamps are certainly the most efficient way to quickly make a successful career pivot. But what is a coding bootcamp actually like? Since 2014, we’ve spoken with hundreds of alumni about their in-person, online, full-time, part-time, and self-paced bootcamp experiences and now we’re sharing their insights with you! Let’s break down a typical day at a bootcamp, teaching styles, and exactly what to expect in a bootcamp classroom.
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