career change


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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Working for a Startup vs Working for a Big Company

Choosing where to work is complex and challenging: You’ll be spending most of your waking hours there, so it’s important to make the right choice. But how can you be sure you’re working (or applying) for the right place?One key signifier is whether you’ll be working for a startup or an established, bigger company. Both […]

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Why Budding Coders Need To Blog

8 Reasons Why Budding Coders Need to Blog It can be very easy for a developer to dismiss blogging as a method of highlighting their coding prowess, given their familiarity with another kind of writing.In this post we explore exactly why coders, especially learners need to write about what they’re doing. Let’s start with the basics – it […]

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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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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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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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Impostor Syndrome in Web Development

Impostor Syndrome is defined as:A psychological phenomenon in which people are unable to internalize their accomplishments. Despite external evidence of their competence, those with the syndrome remain convinced that they are frauds and do not deserve the success they have achieved. Proof of success is dismissed as luck, timing, or as a result of deceiving […]

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7 Signs it's Time for a Career Change

A few of us out there knew exactly what we wanted to do for a living since we were young adults. We set our sights on the goal and made it happen. But for the majority of us, this wasn’t the case. It’s more about trial and error and discovery over time. Many of us […]

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Coding Career Path – Corporation, Startup or Agency?

After all the hard work you’ve invested in your education to become a computer programmer, it’s time to step out into the big world and – drum roll, please – get that coding job.Other than starting your own business, there are three options available to you – working for an established company, a startup, or […]

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What Do Companies Look For In A New Coding Hire?

Many of you who are considering a career in web development have one thing on your mind: After all my time, money, and all the effort spent in learning how to code – what will it take to actually get a job in web development? This question is a valid one and there are two […]

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