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Future of Jobs Report 2020 – WEF

The global pandemic has had a massive impact. We are living in a time where offices lie empty, and millions of people have been forced into unemployment. Nobody could have predicted this. As a result, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has made its predictions on the jobs market for 2025. The underlying message is that […]

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What Now for Retail and Banking?

The rapid twists and turns of this 2020 helter-skelter has challenged business to redefine its operational model. We compare the fortunes of two evolving sectors — finance and retail — and ask, “what now?” As government interventions come to an end business must radically reform to avoid an economic bloodbath. Is a better future visible […]

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From tech career to software development

One thing we all know by now is that the tech industry is vast. However, just because somebody works in the tech industry, or works with computers, doesn’t necessarily mean that they have the skills as a software developer. Roles range from call centre operatives to sales and customer support. However, if you already have […]

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Demand growth for Software Developers

Over the last few months, how we work has completely changed. For example, at the start of 2020, had you told me that the majority of the workforce would be working from home, I would’ve said, “yeah, sure, and pigs will fly”. However, here we are. With this massive culture shock, the whole labour landscape […]

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Finance to software development

No matter what you do, the concept of changing a career can be scary. We’re often asked about how difficult it would be to move careers from finance to software development. The fact is, it will certainly impact you. However, no matter what the industry, if you’re not happy with your job, or if you […]

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Why LinkedIn is important for Code Institute developers

So, you’re already social media savvy. You’ve got your Twitter account, you’d be lost without Facebook, and if you’re of a certain age, you might even remember Bebo and MySpace. But how savvy are you with LinkedIn? Let’s begin. LinkedIn, believe it or not, is older than Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. It was first released […]

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Hospitality to Software Development

One question that we get asked is, “will my previous restaurant experience be of any use to me as a software developer?” Now, this question isn’t unique to just hospitality. We get it about every industry. However, the answer is that your previous experience is always good in software development. And in this case, it does […]

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Short-term Developer Contracts

For many of our hiring partners, recent events have impacted dramatically on both core business operations and workforce management. Agility around increased reliance on technical support applies to both a workforce, now fully remote, and all customer interactions – now also fully remote! It’s a challenge  for many. Within this environment, Code Institute developers are […]

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Tips for Working Remotely

With the unprecedented spread of Coronavirus or COVID-19, having the right skills to work remotely has become vitally important for a business. Having the skills is one thing, but being prepared is another. Today we look at a few tips on how best to handle working remotely. Another keyword that is growing is “agility”. Agile […]

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How to land that dream job in software development

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