Career


Future-proofing your career is always a good idea – regardless of when you do it

Why it’s never too late to upskill One of the most common myths about technology is that it’s for the young. This has come about because of facts (technology is new by definition) and anecdotal information (misrepresentative stories of young tech billionaires). Popular culture and media portray the tech world, IT departments and just about […]

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Modernising Pharma: Curing Healthcare Gaps

Modernising Pharma: Curing Healthcare Gaps The pharmaceutical industry has a problem. Higher demand for high quality care, longer drug trial periods, and stronger regulation has diminished patents and created more wastage than ever. PwC’s most recent ”Pharma 2020: From Vision to Decision” survey began on a promising-turned-ominous note. Healthcare technologies have grown significantly in the […]

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8 Reasons Why A Career In Coding Is Right for You

1. You Love Tech! Obvious I know, but often understated. It’s definitely worth mentioning that to work in software development, you need to have a love of tech and all the possibilities it brings. Appreciating technology’s potential will motivate you to innovate, excel and climb the career ladder in tech. 2. You’re a Problem Solver Problem solving is a skill […]

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3 Reasons Why a Code-Newbie Should Learn Python

When beginning to learn the craft of programming, one of the decisions you have to make is which language to tackle first. There are so many programming languages, the choice may seem overwhelming – what happens if you pick the wrong one?! Well… there’s always the Turing Theory of Completeness, but that’s way down the line! […]

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5 Big Reasons Why Marketers Need to Know Code

ONE OF the biggest marketing changes is the growth and adoption of marketing technologies. In fact there are over 3,500+ marketing-tech companies (2015, there’s so much more now); growing at more than 1,000 companies per year.Every part of the marketing process – from CMS to PPC – is road-mapped and implemented into the overall digital […]

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Is A Coding Bootcamp Right For You?

 How do I know if a coding bootcamp is right for you? As is the case with choosing a walk of life, answering a vocational calling, or simply finding yourself at a career-defining crossroads, there is never one true answer, and similarly, there is no one type of individual who is best suited to a […]

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What Coding Languages Should You Learn?

What Coding Languages Should You Learn? If you’re new to coding, the many different coding languages can be confusing. What does each language do? What languages are the most useful? What languages are in demand? The infographic below shows what each major language does, as well as a brief history and some salary figures. *DISCLAIMER* […]

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How a Coding Bootcamp Prepares You for a Job as a Web Developer

 With the increased demand for web developers, many people are looking at ways other than through traditional education to secure a job in the tech industry. Coding bootcamps are fitting this niche, with the promise of teaching the skills necessary to prepare their students for a successful career in technology. Though these bootcamps are only […]

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Is It Too Late to Learn How To Code?

If you’ve ever found yourself at a crossroads in your career or your studies, or simply a junction in your life where you begin to question the path you’re taking, feeling insecure about your past decisions, questioning your judgment, congratulations- you’re human. So, to answer the initial question- you’re too old when you think you’re […]

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Do I Need a Degree To Become a Coder?

It’s one thing to know the theory, speak the language, understand the terminology, but when it comes down to it, there’s an awful lot of college educated coders out there who can’t actually… code.With so many well paid jobs available in web development, many people are starting to ask themselves – do I need a degree […]

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