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What is Business Intelligence? What’s the difference between Business Intelligence and Data Analytics? We’re diving into this lucrative career path with Candace Periera-Roberts, a General Assembly instructor with 20 years of experience in data. Learn about the BI Analyst career trajectory and average salaries, how to learn business intelligence (spoiler alert: you don’t need a data degree), and which personality traits make a great business intelligence analyst.Continue Reading →
Jules Wood was pursuing a rhetoric, writing, and linguistics degree when she began to question the financial situation academia was leaving her in. Jules shares how General Assembly’s UX Design Immersive in Atlanta gave her the skill set, support, and confidence she needed to quickly climb the UX design career ladder. Plus, learn why Jules has no regrets about enrolling in General Assembly’s Catalyst Program to fund her career change with an Income Share Agreement. Find out if General Assembly was worth it for Jules!
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As a Senior Admissions Producer, Kelly Killoran knows what it takes to excel in General Assembly’s immersive bootcamps. The 3-4 week-long application process is similar for software engineering, data science, and UX/UI design, with coding challenges respective to each. Don’t know where to start? Kelly takes us through the exact level of knowledge you need to know before you apply, and resources to propel you into your tech career. Find out what stands out in prospective students, from soft to hard skills, and how to get ahead in the admissions process.
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Career centers and workforce development grants are a key resource for unemployed/underemployed workers looking to re-skill. Around 12 million people have contacted their local career centers this year, which is 8.5 million more than in 2019. Federal programs like WIOA (the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act), the CARES act, and even initiatives run by your city or state can make it possible to attend a bootcamp tuition-free! But these programs can be difficult to navigate, so we did the legwork for you – read our guide to finding a workforce development grant for bootcamp in 2021.
First, let’s break down some of the jargon that can make these programs seem out of reach to you:Continue Reading →
What does General Assembly’s online classroom look like? Which tools will you be using to collaborate remotely? And how can you land a job after graduating from an online General Assembly class? Sarah Favreau, Head of Learning at General Assembly, explains the ins and outs of their online learning experience. And Emily Van Blargen, a General Assembly Career Coach, weighs in with recession-proof job search tips!Continue Reading →
Curious who might be teaching you at a bootcamp? We caught up with General Assembly instructor, Terry Rice who teaches business development and career development workshops in addition to the Digital Marketing Bootcamp. Terry explains why he sees bootcamps as a great choice for career-changers and shares his tips on how to stay mentally healthy while looking for a job in a pandemic. Plus, Terry’s advice for how freelancers can make today’s economy work for them.Continue Reading →
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