Part I: What’s A Coding Bootcamp? App Academy vs. Hack Reactor

Update (12/6/2016) – After 2 years of working in software engineering, I decided to start a podcast called Breaking Into Startups where we interview top bootcamp founders and alumni who broke into software engineering. Check it out http://breakingintostartups.com! Today is a very SPECIAL day.…

Bridging the Gap between Academia & Industry for the Digital Economy

Bridging the Gap between Academia & Industry for the Digital Economy   Early this year, Linkedin released a report highlighting The Most Promising Jobs of 2019. Here, they listed job roles such as Data Scientist, Product Manager and Scrum Master.…

The Future of Talent: Inclusive & Technical

Recently, Glassdoor released a list of 15 companies that no longer require a college degree for employment. The list includes companies like Home Depot and Whole Foods as well as tech giants like IBM and Google. IBM’s Vice President, Joanna Daley, told…

How to Hack Your Career

“Hacking Your Career” in this case refers to any shortcut, skill, or method that increases productivity and efficiency, in all walks of getting the desired outcome aka job” It was a Tuesday evening and I once again experienced that internal battle…

Failure, Resiliency, and Algorithms: My First 10 Weeks of Coding Bootcamp

Intro In January of 2017 I was working full time as a teacher in South Florida while heavily involved in activist work. I had just written down my 1 year plan to become a junior software developer, which entailed 4…

A Comprehensive Examination of Life After Coding Bootcamp

I started out my adventure nearly 10 months ago with no technical experience and just landed my first job offer as a software developer! How’d I do it and what is my advice to others? Here are some of the…