career change


Your first year as a Software Developer

Are you making a move to software development? Have you just started learning how to code? Or, have you finally landed your dream career as a software developer in your dream firm? Wherever you are in your coding journey, congratulations on getting this far. Today, we’ll give you a peek into some of the challenges […]

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Coding Careers for Women

Coding Careers for Women is a joint initiative between Code Institute, Education and Training Boards, Regional Skills Fora and tech employers in Ireland. It offers women who are unemployed or returning to the workforce a pathway into tech careers.

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The Advantages of Learning Code 

Coding is a rewarding career. Software developers are generally well-paid, they can work on exciting and creative projects, and importantly, they are in huge demand. It’s worth noting that the World Economic Forum reckons that by 2025, as many as 85 million jobs will be at risk of being automated. On the positive side, these are to be […]

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Paid versus free coding courses

When it comes to learning software development, the question is whether or not you should choose one that you pay for that offers a diploma or opt for a free course that does not. Will a diploma get you a job quicker? Will a paid programme keep you on track? Generally, the typical response would […]

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Graduate Story: Ryan

In 2021, Code Institute interviewed many of our students and graduates regarding their time on our Full Stack programme and their career change journey. One such interviewee was Ryan from Shropshire. Tell us about yourself. I am now a developer with Extra Mile Communications in Staffordshire, although I’m actually in Shropshire. I am a career changer. I’m […]

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Best Way To Make Time To Study

Learning is a continuous process. Learning something new is never too late or too early, and when it comes to programming, the process of learning is simply endless. Every now and then, something new emerges in the tech sector, and to be the perfect programmer, you must be well-versed in the most recent concepts and […]

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Graduate Stories: Liga – Finance to Adyen

In 2021, Code Institute interviewed many of our students and graduates regarding their time on our Full Stack programme and their career change journey. One such interviewee was Liga from Latvia. Liga now works as a Technical Support Engineer for Adyen in the Netherlands.  What did you do before Code Institute? My background is in […]

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No Coding Experience to Software Development  

Getting a job in an ever-bustling and talented IT company is still a fantasy for most. However, with the technology getting smarter and user expectations getting more complex, firms need the brightest minds who can build innovative programs.  Did you know that by 2030, over 45 million individuals will be employed as software engineers worldwide? […]

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Why become a Woman in Tech?

The tech field is becoming a more diverse field in which to work. However, STEM roles have been more male-dominated than other industries for many years. With the slow increase in the number of women working in the tech industry in recent years, we look at what it’s like working as a tech woman and […]

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10 reasons to become a developer

Software developers are literally in every industry. With technology getting more innovative and affordable, every niche industry employs specific software to manage and coordinate their businesses. This rising demand necessitates hiring new and more software engineers capable of producing high-quality software for those businesses. However, is the great demand the only reason you want to […]

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