The Future of Work: Adapting to Technological Advancements and Staying Ahead in Your Career
In today's fast-changing professional world, technological advancements are reshaping industries and demanding new skill sets for success. This blog post explores the impact of technology on the future of work and emphasizes the importance of continuous learning to stay competitive.
Startup Spotlight: Skillspire helps immigrants build tech skills in a supportive environment
Many immigrants end up driving for ride-sharing companies, working low-paying jobs in health services and performing other physical tasks — even when they have computer skills from their home countries or U.S. tech programs. So Ali has been reaching out to Latino, African American, East African and Muslim community and religious organizations to find students eager to transition to tech careers.
Four Kirkland Businesses Awarded $10k Grants Through Comcast RISE
Comcast will award $1 million in total grants as well as technology and marketing resources. Bébénca Organics, Joy Spa, Purified Water To Go and Ragamoffyn’s in Kirkland
Community Connect grant honors underrepresented businesses bringing about change
Femi Akinde and Mike Koss are changing the way tech bootcamps are done. HNG Internship provides free coding training for about 25,000 students in Nigeria and other African countries. They were offering zero hurdles to people getting the skills. It was local kids getting skills.
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?
Microsoft Partner Skillspire, and their story of leading with purpose
Yasmin Ali, Founder & CEO of Skillspire, a coding bootcamp, is on a mission to empower access in technology by enabling digital skilling of traditionally marginalized groups. Driven by purpose, she is helping improve the lives of others and driving more inclusive economic recovery and growth.
Disparities in the workplace for women of color
Future for Us is partnering with Riveter for the State of Womxn of Color Roadshow. Aparna Rae and Sage Ke’alohilani Quiamno are co-founders of Future for Us. They want to see women of color in positions of power in organizations.
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.
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.
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.
How Digital Marketers Use Big Data to Track Their Audiences
Digital privacy is a huge concern nowadays, with many internet users claiming that the extent to which our information is recorded for advertising purposes is unethical. But does changing these terms end up hurting small businesses the most?
Should You Always Dream of Working For a Big Tech Company?
Popular tech giants have been made out to be the end goal for many entering and working in the tech industry, but can they truly live up to the value they're attributed with?
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.
9 Remote Jobs in Tech
What if we told you that there are numerous remote jobs in tech? WFH forever!
A Guide on How to Get a Job in Tech Without a Tech Degree
The reality that many people are unaware of is that it's completely possible to work in tech without a tech degree.