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On Burnout: 4 Steps to Pivot into a Technology Career

High school graduates are swamped by career counseling and entry-level opportunities ready to welcome their 4-year computer science degree with open arms. But if it’s true as Blink-182 once said, nobody likes you when you’re 22, what happens when you’re burning out a decade later in the career you thought you’d never get tired of?

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Industry

The State of Coding Bootcamps in 2022

Coding boot camps have taken over the tech industry by storm. With that being said, you must nitpick everything Bootcamp tell you. There’s no reason to blindly accept everything they put out there. Check your source and verify and crosscheck everything before signing up.

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Java

6 Reasons Why Java is Such a Valuable Skill

Java has been the king of the Android world for years. The open-source programming language is giving Kotlin a run for its money.

The average salary for a Java Developer in the U.S. sits at a healthy $100,758. Java offers you career flexibility to ensure you can bring in that good salary over the long haul.

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Meet Ajalan Brown: From US Military to Sales to Tech

How often do you come across someone who had passion, but life had different plans for them? And yet, they defied all odds and came out a champion? Meet Ajalan Brown, who not only has had a hero’s journey but also benefitted immensely from his stint at Skillspire, learning Full Stack Web Development.

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Cyber Security

What Exactly is Cyber Security?

You’re ready to learn, study, and break your way into the field, but wait…what even is Cyber Security?! Many people know about the concept/idea of practicing safety online, but they may not realize just how deep and vast this ocean really is.

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C#

7 Reasons Why You Must Learn C#

Regardless of whether you’re a complete beginner or a seasoned professional, you’re going to reach a point in your career when you will stand to benefit from upskilling.

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Full Stack Web Development

6 Reasons Why You Must Learn React

When setting out to learn how to code, many people are confused about where to begin. It can be quite intimidating when you’re starting out, especially because you might not be sure about whether you want to go into the front-end or the back-end.

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Industry

Learn Web Development for Work Life Balance ​

The age old question…”What job will pay me well, whilst also allowing me to spend enough time with my family?” The answer to this question has seemingly eluded most people for decades, but it may be closer to home than you’d think.

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Industry

Getting a Tech Job Without a Degree

Several people who are interested in entering the technology industry avoid doing so under the misconception that they can’t find a job without a pricey, lengthy college degree. However, this is far from the truth.

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Social Impact

Not Having Diversity in Tech is Dangerous

Algorithmic bias can be extremely harmful for a variety of reasons. The world continually adapts algorithms to make crucial decisions. Algorithms exist to help businesses decide whether or not to offer people loans, evaluate job candidates for the next stage of the hiring process, and even in assessing sentence lengths for people who have been convicted of crimes.

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