Career


Overcast CEO, Philippe Brodeur – Employer Interview

In our most recent white paper, “A job in software development – where to start?” we look at the career change journey into software development. As part of the paper, we interviewed a selection of employers regarding their thoughts on career changers. In this interview, we spoke with Philippe Brodeur, CEO, Overcast.  Philippe Brodeur – Overcast […]

Read More »

Employer Interview: Gary Ludgate, Phorest

In our most recent white paper, “A job in software development – where to start?” we look at the career change journey into software development. As part of the paper, we interviewed a selection of employers regarding their thoughts on career changers.  In this interview, we spoke with Gary Ludgate, Talent Manager of Phorest. The […]

Read More »

In-demand software skills for 2022

As businesses rely on technology more than ever, the demand for software developers is increasing rapidly. But, what software development skills will be most in-demand for 2022?  Technology has been growing for decades, but its growth has soared since the world experienced its first major pandemic since the Spanish flu. Globally, businesses had to shut […]

Read More »

How to become a full stack developer

With technology on a constant rise, more and more people are looking at becoming full stack developers. The opportunities in this field are ever-increasing, as all workforces are looking to technology to make themselves more competitive. So today, we’ll answer that question – how do you become a full stack developer? How to become a […]

Read More »

How much do full-stack web developers make?

It’s always nice to earn a good wage, but how much do full-stack web developers make? While there can be many reasons for someone changing careers, one of the motivating factors is often money. Today we look at some of the average full-stack developer salaries that are reported in the UK and Europe. Average full-stack […]

Read More »

How to Change Careers to Software Development

How to change careers – barriers to avoid In recent weeks, you may have read about what has now been coined “the great resignation”. After 18 months of working from home, it appears that the masses are ready to switch careers in search of a happier life. Employees are now in search of better opportunities. […]

Read More »

Blue Monday

Have you ever heard of Blue Monday? Would you believe, Blue Monday was first publicised in 2005 as part of a press release from a company called Sky Travel? While their marketing department may have received kudos for a job well done, unfortunately, the formula around it is bogus. That said though, January Blues are […]

Read More »

Why change career to software development in 2021?

Every year, I find myself writing an article about why software development is a great choice for career changers. However, 2020 proved to be a year that cemented my thoughts even further. Since the onset of the COVID-19, the world has never seen such a high demand for technology – which leads me to today’s […]

Read More »

Career change jobs for new developers – Nordics 2021

The last twelve months has been the most turbulent year we have seen in a while. Especially within tech. Nordic countries, like the rest of the world, have had to deal with the impact of COVID-19. Here, many tech solutions have been fast-tracked, as the situation has required people to be more flexible than ever […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »