Jumping Right In: Why This Udacity Student is Tackling Coding Head-On

Front-End student (graduated as of April 16) Rohit Gupta bounced from engineering to marketing to being an aspiring coder who simply never stops learning. Initially, his goal was to build a startup, and he couldn’t find enough programmers that actually wanted to code. The best thing, Rohit figured, was to learn to program. And that would lead to something. That was his premise.

Why You Need to Examine Cultural Fit Before Accepting That Job Offer

Getting a job offer is fantastic (congrats!), but before you commit, you’ll want to make sure the cultural fit is completely mutual. The greatest predictor of the longevity of your experience with any company likely won’t be your salary, benefits, or title — it’ll be the cultural accord. Any role you step into, however awesome it is on paper, should be as perfect for you as you are for the company.

How Stay-at-Home Mom Cynthia O’Donnell is Targeting Her Ideal Job

Cynthia O’Donnell is a stay-at-home mom living in Naples, Italy with her husband and two children. The O’Donnells are a military family—her husband is active duty U.S. Navy and Cynthia herself is a Navy veteran. After the Navy, she attended law school at the University of Florida then practiced as a bankruptcy attorney in Hawaii. Here’s how she’s planning ahead and building a portfolio of web development education and experience for an entirely new career.