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Career Series Ep 1: Top 5 Tech Interview Tips

We’re really excited to announce our brand new video series the Code Institute Career Series. We meet with industry leaders regularly to come up with new industry-led ideas. After taking their feedback on board we decided on a video series. Our aim is to help inspire our students and people who are passionate about tech […]

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Career Success: 6 Tips To Nail Your First Tech Interview

Whether you’re a recent Code Institute graduate or you’re struggling to find yourself the perfect new job, it’s no surprise that searching for a new career opportunity is tough. Finding the time to research companies, get those applications in and maintaining your motivation is a full-time job! Our Head of Mentoring, Yoni, is an experienced […]

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Software Career Progression

One of the most appealing aspects of software development is career progression. One could begin as a tester or in customer care and find themselves moving up before they know it. Here is a look at possible career milestones, evolutions and progression for software developers. These are guidelines, so your own experience might differ, depending […]

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Things to Consider when Looking for a Coding Job

If you’re reading this, you probably appreciate that the jobs market has changed: There’s a shortage of coders, and more and more employers are looking to coding bootcamp graduates to fill the gap. That’s good news for anyone who wants to forge a new career in coding. However, that same jobs market is crowded, constantly […]

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Tech's Late Bloomers

One of the most pervasive (and least constructive) myths about technology is that it’s for the young. While we will admit that the tech world has more than its share of youthful CEOs and tycoons, it’s also an industry that values hard work, invention and creativity from any source, regardless of age. We have witnessed […]

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5 Non-Coding skills that are handy for Coders

You might think that when you change career and learn a new skill that you’re starting from scratch. That’s not the case at all. Every one of us has a unique life experience, work experience and education that we bring to every new endeavour. And you’d be surprised at what you’ve learned over the years […]

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Coding Salaries – The Breakdown

Coding (or software development) is a fulfilling career for numerous reasons: It’s creative, satisfying, and always evolving. Of course, it also helps that it’s a terrific industry for those who value progression – incremental pay rises are not uncommon in tech, and coders can expect their asking price to climb after a few short years. […]

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What to expect in software job interviews

Whether you’re considering a new career in coding, are in the depths of one of our bootcamps, or recently graduated, the thought of job interviews has probably crossed your mind. The good news is that coding is arguably the the most in-demand skill in the workplace right now. Less exciting is the prospect of job-hunting […]

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5 ways to make the most of your qualification

How To Make The Most of Your Qualifications  If you’re reading this, you’re either considering our coding bootcamp, you’re in the thick of it, or you’ve just graduated and you’re the proud owner of a diploma in software development. But what happens afterwards? After you’ve celebrated, it’s time to take a look at the next steps […]

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LinkedIn – a beginner’s guide

LinkedIn is by far the best known and most popular recruitment site in operation today. But some have complained that it’s not user-friendly or that its uses and benefits can be vague. In this article, we offer you a beginner’s guide to LinkedIn. Why LinkedIn? Regardless of whether one sees imperfections with LinkedIn, it’s a […]

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