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The Truth About Success in Tech: It's Not All Sunshine and Rainbows

The Truth About Success in Tech: It's Not All Sunshine and Rainbows

This blog post debunks the myth of a smooth and effortless path to success in the tech industry. Highlighting the emotional struggles and inherent uncertainty of the journey, it encourages readers to embrace the challenges and persevere, reminding them that their hard work and dedication will ultimately lead them towards their goals.
From Strategy to Syntax: Transitioning from Business Analyst to Web Development

From Strategy to Syntax: Transitioning from Business Analyst to Web Development

This blogpost explores the journey of transitioning from a seasoned Business Analyst to the dynamic realm of web development, unveiling challenges, opportunities, and key insights along the way.
Making the Leap: Transition from Project Manager to Data Analyst

Making the Leap: Transition from Project Manager to Data Analyst

The blog post explores the process of transitioning from a project manager to a data analyst role, emphasizing the potential for an exciting journey. It highlights the shared skills between project management and data analytics, such as problem-solving and attention to detail. The post underscores the growing demand for data analytics skills and suggests assessing existing skills and recognizing knowledge gaps. It also discusses the crucial role of Data Analytics Bootcamps in this transition, offering focused learning, hands-on experience, expert instruction, networking opportunities, and career support, ultimately making a compelling case for this career shift.
How to Transition from QA to Development: A Comprehensive Guide

How to Transition from QA to Development: A Comprehensive Guide

Discover the roadmap to successfully transition from QA to Development in our comprehensive guide. We'll walk you through the steps, from building a strong programming foundation with languages like Python or Java to creating personal projects that showcase your skills. Learn how to contribute to open-source projects, seek mentorship, update your resume, and tailor your job applications to developer positions. With patience and persistence, you can overcome challenges and achieve your goal of becoming a developer. Plus, explore the resources offered by Skillspire, including coding bootcamps, mentoring, and career coaching.
Cybersecurity Bootcamp Journey: From Novice to Cyber Pro

Cybersecurity Bootcamp Journey: From Novice to Cyber Pro

"From Novice to Cyber Pro: Navigating a Cybersecurity Bootcamp Successfully" is a guide that outlines the journey from being a cybersecurity novice to a seasoned professional through a cybersecurity bootcamp. It emphasizes the increasing demand for cybersecurity experts in today's world and provides key insights into making the most of your bootcamp experience.
Python Bootcamp: Its Significance and The Future of Python

Python Bootcamp: Its Significance and The Future of Python

Python is a general-purpose programming language that is known for its simplicity, readability, and versatility. It is used in a wide variety of applications, including web development, data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. The demand for Python skills is growing rapidly, as more and more businesses adopt Python-based technologies. Python Bootcamps can provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to get a job in the tech industry.
The Future of Work: Adapting to Technological Advancements and Staying Ahead in Your Career

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ​

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

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?

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

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

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

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.