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The Key to a Successful Late Career Transition: Cybersecurity Boot Camp Graduate Lands a Top-Level Job

This post was originally published on the GTPE Blog by GTPE Communications. Change. The word alone can trigger anxiety. When life as we know it takes a turn, it’s easy to feel intimidated; the familiar, after all, is comfortable. But change prevents stagnation. It injects energy into routine and propels us forward into unexplored terrain,…

Five Skills You Need to Master Today to Launch a Successful App

Steve Tucker

While attending the Georgia Tech Coding Boot Camp, Steve Tucker worked with a team of other learners to develop GhostedBy, an app that allows users to report when a company “ghosts” them by not responding to their follow-ups after an in-person interview. In addition to empowering job seekers, the app is designed to help companies with their online…

Problems Solved: What Josh Dodd Emphasizes as a Coding Boot Camp TA

Josh Dodd

When Josh Dodd and his wife moved from Colorado to Georgia, trading the mountains for oaks and Spanish moss may have posed a challenge, but it didn’t constitute a problem. Certainly not for Josh, who viewed the change of scenery as an opportunity to try something he had always wanted to do: coding. So he enrolled in…

How to Juggle a Career, a Newborn, and Learning to Code

Signing up for a coding boot camp is a big commitment. Learning a dozen new programming languages and software to build a portfolio of real-world projects takes a lot of work. Now imagine that you’re also working a full-time job while attending classes. And you just had your second baby. Piece of cake, right? Welcome…