upskilling


Graduate Story: Ryan

In 2021, Code Institute interviewed many of our students and graduates regarding their time on our Full Stack programme and their career change journey. One such interviewee was Ryan from Shropshire. Tell us about yourself. I am now a developer with Extra Mile Communications in Staffordshire, although I’m actually in Shropshire. I am a career changer. I’m […]

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Graduate Stories: Liga – Finance to Adyen

In 2021, Code Institute interviewed many of our students and graduates regarding their time on our Full Stack programme and their career change journey. One such interviewee was Liga from Latvia. Liga now works as a Technical Support Engineer for Adyen in the Netherlands.  What did you do before Code Institute? My background is in […]

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How to Impress at a Junior Developer Interview: Questions & Preparation

Have you been approached for an interview for a junior developer position at an esteemed organisation? Hurray! All you have to do now is pack your stuff, head to the interview site, and get the job. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? It certainly does. Do you have confidence? Maybe, not really. Nervousness is a common feeling. […]

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Overcast CEO, Philippe Brodeur – Employer Interview

In our most recent white paper, “A job in software development – where to start?” we look at the career change journey into software development. As part of the paper, we interviewed a selection of employers regarding their thoughts on career changers. In this interview, we spoke with Philippe Brodeur, CEO, Overcast.  Philippe Brodeur – Overcast […]

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Employer Interview: Gary Ludgate, Phorest

In our most recent white paper, “A job in software development – where to start?” we look at the career change journey into software development. As part of the paper, we interviewed a selection of employers regarding their thoughts on career changers.  In this interview, we spoke with Gary Ludgate, Talent Manager of Phorest. The […]

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In-demand software skills for 2022

As businesses rely on technology more than ever, the demand for software developers is increasing rapidly. But, what software development skills will be most in-demand for 2022?  Technology has been growing for decades, but its growth has soared since the world experienced its first major pandemic since the Spanish flu. Globally, businesses had to shut […]

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How to become a full stack developer

With technology on a constant rise, more and more people are looking at becoming full stack developers. The opportunities in this field are ever-increasing, as all workforces are looking to technology to make themselves more competitive. So today, we’ll answer that question – how to become a full stack developer? Required skill set for a […]

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Upskill for free while working from home

There is plenty of resources available online that let you upskill for free, that can help your career. Whether it’s learning a new language, learning some basic code, or brushing up on your marketing skills, now is an opportunity to do it. We’ve looked at five free resources that can give your career a leg-up.  […]

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Future of Jobs Report 2020 – WEF

The global pandemic has had a massive impact. We are living in a time where offices lie empty, and millions of people have been forced into unemployment. Nobody could have predicted this. As a result, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has made its predictions on the jobs market for 2025. The underlying message is that […]

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What Now for Retail and Banking?

The rapid twists and turns of this 2020 helter-skelter has challenged business to redefine its operational model. We compare the fortunes of two evolving sectors — finance and retail — and ask, “what now?” As government interventions come to an end business must radically reform to avoid an economic bloodbath. Is a better future visible […]

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