Career


My Time is Now – Darragh Browne Testimonial

Our latest testimonial has arrived. Meet Darragh Browne, a Code Institute graduate who has kept in touch with us over the years. Those of you who have followed Darragh’s story will know that he’s transitioned from deli to developer. Darragh joined Code Institute in 2015 and since then his career has grown from strength to strength. […]

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15-Minute Rule – who you gonna call?

In our Full-Stack course, our tutors and mentors recommend something called the 15-minute rule. Yep… we all know what the 5-second rule is, which is completely different, and if you were to eat your food 15 minutes after it landed on the ground, that would be unhygienic. No, the 15-minute rule is a wise way […]

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The dreaded Cover Letter – Keep it short but very sweet!

You’re on a job hunt and you’ve come across the dreaded words, “Cover Letter”, you might panic. Hell, you might even cry a little. But by our reckoning, the dreaded cover letter might just be the way to get your foot in the door. A cover letter is a way of showing your personality to […]

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Tips for Interview success – don't clown around, be prepared

This interview day has come. You might be sweating it. However, if you’ve done your homework, you shouldn’t have much to worry about. The old adage stands true. Failing to prepare is preparing to fail. For interview success you must be prepared. Here’s a quick guide on some of the things you should cover before […]

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Artificial Intelligence and its impact on Education

When we think of Artificial Intelligence (AI), there are generations of us who immediately think of the movie world. Depending on your age, some will think of Johnny-5 from Short Circuit. Others will think of the Terminator. Some may even think of that kid in the 2001 movie, “AI – Artificial Intelligence”. While all these movies […]

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International Tech Events – May 2018

Tech events can be a great place to start for any up-and-coming coder or digital professional. Furthermore, networking is a must in this game, and there are few opportunities that give you such open access to tech companies. Companies show their wares at these tech events, and they themselves are there to meet new innovators […]

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The importance of Coding and the changing global careerscape

Coding and its importance to future careerscapes can’t be underestimated. As the world looks to automation and Artificial Intelligence, now, more than ever, we need to equip ourselves with coding capabilities.  Coding is proving to be of huge importance to the global careerscape. Clever code has made dramatic changes to how we approach work and […]

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Student Spotlight: From Pastries to Programming

This interview was conducted by Erica Freedman, Content Specialist at SwitchUp. SwitchUp sat down with Code Institute alumni Andres Correa to discuss his journey from pastries to programming. When Andres was in Venezuela, he had his own business, but the schedule was grueling. After seeing an advertisement for Code Institute online, Andres attended an in-person […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Python

If you’re interested in coding then learning Python is a great place to get started; it was designed with simplicity in mind. This language was invented by Dutch programmer Guido Van Rossum, and it was first released in 1991. It’s still one of the most popular coding languages with developers and more importantly, with leading […]

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Career Series Ep 7: 5 Tips to Improve Your CV and Get a Job

What Does Your CV Say About You? Does your CV represent the best version of yourself? If you’re looking for a new job or you want to expand your professional horizons, then you need to ensure that your CV stands out from the crowd. It’s the first impression that you give to a hiring manager […]

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