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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 →
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Data Analysts are responsible for helping businesses across many industries gain actionable insights from vast amounts of data. But what does it take to launch your own data analytics career – especially if you don’t have the college degree for it? Celia Fryar, expert Data Analyst and Instructor of General Assembly’s Data Analytics course breaks down how musicians, teachers, and realtors have the transferable skills to launch data careers. Plus, find out how General Assembly’s Data Analytics course is equipping students — from total beginners to upskillers — with the skills they need to launch mid-level data careers.
In order to create data-driven decisions, businesses need to find actionable insights from data that exists in their organization. Insights from data can help businesses increase revenue or decrease losses. This is where data analytics has huge potential to make an impact on the success of businesses around the world.Continue Reading →
Cloud Development is a crucial part of the tech ecosystem. But how can a software engineer specialize into cloud development? Ryan Brodsky of General Assembly explains the differences between cloud development and software engineering, and what it takes to launch a cloud development career whether you’re pivoting from engineering or just graduating from a coding bootcamp. Plus, find out how General Assembly is helping recent bootcamp grads stand out in the tech job pool with their new self-paced Career Modules for Cloud Development, DevOps, and UX Engineer!
Software engineering is a very broad term for a technical career that may include building software, web apps, and/or websites. Software Engineers and Cloud Developers may have overlapping responsibilities, but typically Software Engineers are focused on building in-house tools and applications, while Cloud Developers take the long-view on the project to assess the right configuration.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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Jack had a proven track record and passion for finding customer solutions, but he lacked formal product management training. After doing some research, Jack decided his best option was the part-time Product Management Bootcamp at General Assembly. He’s been able to apply principles like prioritization, user research, and validation to his job at Bonfyre, and as a result, has taken on more responsibility and PM projects! Read Jack’s invaluable advice about juggling full-time work (and parenting) with a bootcamp, working for startups versus large companies, what it takes to move into a Senior Product Manager role, and how to collaborate online at a bootcamp like General Assembly.
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If you’re a creative problem-solver, then a career in design may be for you! But how do you choose between a career in web design versus a career in user experience (UX) design? Since these two career paths are both user-focused, they have many similarities, but we’re breaking down the nuanced differences between web designers and UX designers to help you find the better fit for you! Find out how these two careers differ, what the daily life of web designers and UX designers look like, and the salaries to expect in these career paths. Plus, our favorite online tutorials and bootcamps to become a Web Designer or a UX Designer!
User experience (UX) design considers any interaction a user has with a product or service and optimizes it. UX design thinks about how an experience makes the user feel, how an interface looks, and how easy it is for the user to accomplish desired tasks.Continue Reading →