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Tips from Talent Path: Showcasing Your Skills in a Remote Setting

In 2020, the world made a shift. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, those commuting to offices everyday or attending in-person job interviews were pushed to stay home instead. For months, we’ve connected through Zoom calls and Google Meets instead of handshakes and coffee dates. And, as the Delta variant cases rise across the country, that doesn’t…

The Comprehensive Guide to Returnships: What They Are and How to Secure One

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Since the beginning of the pandemic, almost two million women have exited the labor force; many of whom left formal employment to care either for their children or other family members. When and if these women decide to return to work, a potentially significant employment gap on their resume could make securing a job more…

How to Become a Web Developer & How Long It Takes

If you love working with technology, have a passion for design, and live for the challenge of making online tools work better, a career in web development may be right for you. But how does a person become a web developer — and how long does the process take? In this article, we’ll review the…

Top 18 Tips From Insiders to Help You Land That Dream Job

Out of all the motivating factors that lead students to enroll in our boot camp, career advancement stands out from the rest. According to a study by Indeed, 80 percent of companies surveyed have offered jobs to boot camp alumni, and 99.8 percent of those who did would do it again. Finding the job that…

How to Become a UX Designer in 5 Steps — With No Experience

Have you ever wondered how to become a UX designer? If you have an eye for design and a passion for improving clunky products, you might be the perfect fit for a career in the field. UX design is simply a shorthand term for user experience design. It encompasses the many ways that people interact…

Your Top 15 Online Boot Camp Questions Answered

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You’re interested in an online boot camp—but you first want to know how it actually works. What can you expect from the online format? If you’re just discovering our boot camps, you likely have many questions that you’d like the answers to before taking the next step. It is important to make an informed decision…

10 Tips for Effective Online Learning

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Thanks to the many advancements in modern technology, an online education has become more accessible than ever before, allowing learners to receive the same high-quality experience and outcomes offered by traditional education via a virtual experience. The recent weeks have witnessed an increasing number of schools and universities around the world transition to online-only learning,…

10 Effective Job Search Strategies

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After selling the tech start-up he co-founded, Charles Gedeon wondered what to tackle next. While handling operations at his company, he’d always been fascinated by the work done by the coders on his team, so that seemed like a good place to start.  “That whole process pulled me in,” Charles said. “So I started dabbling…

10 Women in Tech Who Will Inspire You

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Today’s tech industry faces an ongoing and visible issue: there simply are not enough women in the field. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, women make up half of the nation’s workforce and more than half of its population, yet, they are still significantly underrepresented across all areas of the tech sector, accounting for only…

Top 10 Coding Projects for Beginners

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Any developer will tell you: coding can be very challenging, especially for beginners. In fact, a career in development can seem so limitless that you may be wondering where to begin. As you get started, other coders may stress the need for you to work on creative projects and build your portfolio — and they’d…

How to Move From Junior to Senior Web Developer

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Senior-level web developers are in high demand. These professionals are sought after for their ability to self-manage, prioritize tasks and provide guidance to junior web developers, and employers typically compete for their skills with attractive incentives. So how do you transition from a junior to a senior web developer role? It’s important to plan out…

UX vs. UI Design: What’s The Difference?

Today, we see the term “UX/UI” thrown around quite a bit—so much so that many people assume the two fields are a single discipline or that they can be used interchangeably. While UX and UI design do share some overlap, they have more differences than similarities. So, let’s explore what each of them really is,…

5 Tips for Writing a Great Web Developer Resume

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There are many positions for professional web developers today. However, to secure an interview and get hired for your dream job, a strong resume is critical. Writing the perfect one is not easy. Many candidates wonder what their resume should look like and what it should include, and this can vary because it represents different…

How to Identify a Good (or Bad) Online Coding Boot Camp

As the market for coding and web development continues to grow, more traditional schools are now entering the online coding boot camp market. Offering a coding boot camp allows these institutions to enter the emerging market and meet its growing demand. It is now possible to become a full-stack developer, coding professional, or a skilled…

What Kind of Coding Community Should I Join?

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Not all coding communities are created equal. The type of coding community you’re looking for might depend on your skill level, preferred code language, or if you’re there just to see what people are saying. We can’t make the decision for you, but to help you weigh your options, we’ve gathered up a few of…

Resume Tips for Getting Noticed

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The purpose of the job application process is to get noticed, right? It’s a race to see who can catch the employer’s attention and whose resume was impressive enough to get called in for an interview. Your resume is an employer’s first impression of you, so here are some tips to help make your first…