Success


Remote Working Testimonial – My Time is Now

Recently, we had the pleasure of interviewing a Code Institute graduate, Chris Quinn, for our first-ever remote working testimonial video. We caught up with Chris a few weeks into COVID-19, just after getting hired as a software development engineer with Mastercard. Thrown in at the deep-end, Chris has started his new role remotely. In this […]

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Overcome the Challenges of Changing Your Career

Changing Your Career Did you promise yourself that 2019 would be the year that you changed your career? Making the decision to move into a new industry is scary; you’ll be moving out of your comfort zone and challenging yourself in a completely new way. But what if it’s the right decision for you and […]

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5 Reasons Why You Need to be on LinkedIn

The Importance of Linkedin The Only Professional Directory LinkedIn was launched in 2002, and since then it has steadily become the number one global directory for professionals. In 2017 the company reached a milestone of 500 million members. This figure accounts for 1 in 3 professionals worldwide, and this network is continuing to grow all […]

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Career Series Ep 6: 4 Ways Volunteering Will Land You A Tech Job

Reach Your Professional Potential Are you looking to start a new career in tech? You need to expand your professional opportunities and ensure that you’re meeting the right people in the software development industry. Every new person you meet has the potential to have an impact on your future career. What can you do to […]

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5 Reasons You're Not A Success Yet

Accelerate Your Professional Success  Are you the only one standing in the way of your professional success? When you weigh up your daily routines, is there anything that’s holding you back? Are you focused on constantly learning and improving your skills? If you want to stand out from the crowd and be successful, then you need […]

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6 Negative Habits To Kick In 2018

New Year: New You  2018 is a new year; why not make it a year to focus on improving yourself? Every new year provides you with the opportunity to start afresh and kick any bad habits that you had in the previous year. Instead of thinking negatively about January blues and reminiscing fondly about your […]

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Student Success: Making That Move Into Software Development

Jon’s Background Before Coding Our UK student Jon Hill recently graduated with a Diploma in Full-Stack Software Development from Code Institute – well done Jon! We love to keep in contact with our students to see how their career in coding is progressing. We’re going to take a look at Jon’s journey into software development, […]

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Why Budding Coders Need To Blog

8 Reasons Why Budding Coders Need to Blog It can be very easy for a developer to dismiss blogging as a method of highlighting their coding prowess, given their familiarity with another kind of writing.In this post we explore exactly why coders, especially learners need to write about what they’re doing. Let’s start with the basics – it […]

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4 Inspiring Graduate Success Stories

4 Graduate Success Stories Every so often, we reach out to Code Institute graduates to find out about their motivation to start, their Bootcamp experience and life after learning to code.In this post, four of our recent grads share their stories, projects and insights into getting the best out of our course. Jodie Gardiner (Classroom Bootcamp) “It’s […]

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Tech Project Management: Simplified Complexity

Tech Project ManagementSimplified Complexity They say great developers make great tech project managers and usually it’s down to the detail-oriented nature of their jobs. And while that’s true, the underlying benefit of this detail lies in simplicity or rather, a lack of complexity.I’ve learned a good project – like well written code – is low complexity, […]

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