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Benefits of bootcamp vs. a traditional degree

According to the US Census bureau, only 27% of college graduates work in the field for which they went to school. Jason Shen, co-founder of the online platform Headlight, recently shared from the experience of his own workplace journey, suggesting that potential employees highlight their ability, not just their college degree...

Identity Matters: Knowing Who You Are Sets You Apart

Everyone one has faith in something and unfortunately, recent statistics reveal that over half the workforce of the tech space don’t even believe in themselves. Imposter syndrome is a feeling of "phoniness in people who believe they are not intelligent, capable or creative despite evidence of high achievement." Currently, 58% of people with technology-focused careers struggle consistently with feeling and believing that they are enough...

Culture: The Open Door in Front of You

As the workplace fast becomes more digital, collaborative and agile, the traditional models of doing business are falling by the wayside as more and more companies are looking to combine technology and culture to form and ‘inform’ the bleeding edge in business...

How perspective can shift everything

Who has experienced being in a workplace environment (or a school environment), needing to know what to do or how to move forward on a project and found yourself hanging? (What do I mean by that? I mean you reach out for help over and over again, from your manager, your instructor, your peers, your fellow students and somehow you are disappointed at every turn- you are left with not knowing what to do, feeling frustrated and possibly a little scared.) Take a deep breath, you are not alone in this experience...

No College Degree? No Problem

While scrolling through the latest job postings for computer programming on the largest job posting site (currently holding approximately 70% of market share in that arena), one might get the idea that you need a college degree to get a job as a computer programmer. A traditional college education absolutely has value and its place in the world, just not necessarily in the world of tech...

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