Career


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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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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Working in the Industry: Interview with a Wix Software Engineer

Profile and Professional Experience Name: Avishai Ish-ShalomCurrent Title: Software Engineer at Wix.comPast Positions: Co-Founder and CTO at fewbytes, Infrastructure Group Leader at Leaway Enterprise, and Public IT Center Manager at The Hebrew University. Experience: 10+ yearsMost Important Coding Language: JavaScriptMotto: “In a world where every device has an API, everything is a software problem”. Career […]

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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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What Is Front End and Back End Development?

Front end and back end development are two vital areas of coding. Front end development describes that programming that is done to a site to impact the client-side or the user side of a website or application. Back end development is the programming done to the server-side or the side that only a developer sees.  […]

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Career Series Ep 5: 5 Reasons You're Not A Professional Success Yet

Don’t Focus On Negative Criticism – Professional Success When you get negative feedback at work, do you obsess over it? It turns out that it’s in our nature to overlook positive feedback and focus on the negative. Research conducted by the Harvard Business School, found that the negative effect of a setback at work, had […]

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