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This Evidence-Based Process Can Make Coding Based Learning More Effective

There will be 7 million current job openings in the U.S. by 2020. Over 1 million will be empty computer science-based jobs. A tight labor market will become the “new normal” for decades to come. The solution – more effective workplace onboarding, training, and upskilling. Currently, companies spend millions on learning and development… but are those training …

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Hit 2019 Running: The New Year’s Checklist for Developers

Whether or not you’re a person that gets excited about the prospect of New Year’s resolutions and new beginnings, you’ve got to admit there’s a positive energy in the air come January. People are rested, happy, and ready to get down to planning their year. They’ve refocused professionally and personally, and this is often the …

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Billion-Dollar Tech Expansions in 2019: How to Land a Role with a Tech Giant

2018 has been a wild ride for the US tech giants. Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, and Microsoft have been battling it out to become the world’s most valuable company, engaging in a flurry of activity to grow their businesses even further. Judging by recent news, this trend will extend into 2019 too: just this week, both …

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One Big Thing E-Learning Platforms For Devs Are Missing? Measuring Actual Comprehension.

Each year, thousands of prospective developers take their first steps into the world of development. Equipped with a laptop and buckets of enthusiasm, they spend countless hours learning and honing their craft. But measuring & verifying their skill development is a real challenge. A host of amazing e-learning platforms have emerged in recent years such …

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Reflecting On Lessons from #MoveTheDial’s Global Summit

MoveTheDial is a movement which is dedicated to increasing the participation and advancement of women in technology. Founded by Jodi Kovitz in January last year, the movement recently hosted its first Global Summit in Kovitz’s native Toronto. By all accounts the Global Summit was a great success and was attended by over 800 executives and …

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The Power of 11 Weeks: A Digital Marketing Internship

Just Start Somewhere Ever since I can remember, I knew I was destined to work in some field of marketing or advertising. I’ve always had an entrepreneurial mindset, first putting it into use in the fifth grade when I decided to start my own bottle cap necklace business. I had no idea what marketing was …

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Together We Can Do So Much: How Developers Benefit from the Open Source Model

Each day millions of developers contribute their time, abilities, and billions of lines of code to enhance countless open-source projects. On Github alone over 31 million developers contribute to the growth of over 96 million repositories. Amazingly, one third of all those repositories were created in the last year alone. Why are more developers than …

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Quick Guide: Internships

The Search This fall, I have been lucky enough to have the opportunity to intern with Code Pilot in downtown Austin. I’m even more lucky that this internship is allowing me to pursue, explore, and learn more about exactly what I want to do, digital marketing. Finding this internship was not easy, but now I …

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