In today’s world, every company is a technology company. Regardless of the industry, whether it’s banking, healthcare, industrials or consumables, these companies are all looking for the right workforce to help them succeed. What are we, in the United States, doing to address the new skills needed for the 21st century?
Kunal Chawla, the instructor for Programming Foundations with Python, believes in stepping back from your daily activities every once in a while to review your own actions and assess whether you’re still on the path […]
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.
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.
It’s the first edition of The iOS Dev, our monthly roll-up of the very best articles, resources, and courses in the iOS world. Go ahead: pinch and zoom away.
This is perhaps the most important rule for networking – be a giver, not a taker! Get to know those in your network and pay attention to their interests, not just your own. You may learn from their work in unexpected ways. Freely give referrals to others, help those in need, and share your connections. Good deeds will help you down the line.
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.