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10 Effective Job Search Strategies

Charles Gedeon

After selling the tech start-up he co-founded, Charles Gedeon wondered what to tackle next. While handling operations at his company, he’d always been fascinated by the work done by the coders on his team, so that seemed like a good place to start.  “That whole process pulled me in,” Charles said. “So I started dabbling…

With a Strong Boot Camp Portfolio, Limei Hou Won the CS Coding Challenge

Limei Hou was one of two students to win the recent Career Services Coding Challenge, hosted by the boot camp’s career services team. The challenge required students to submit their resumes, portfolios, and GitHub project pages—awarding the students with the strongest employer-ready materials.  When Limei enrolled in Case Western Reserve University Data Analytics Boot Camp, she knew the…

Financial Options: How to Pay for Your Boot Camp Education

Today it is possible to learn the critical skills for a high-tech career through the help of a boot camp. With a wide range of boot camps on the market, mastering a new skill set has become more accessible than ever before. While boot camps are a great way to jump-start your career, they also…

Making Childhood Dreams a Reality with CWRU Coding Boot Camp

Dana Shelton builds web applications for a medical company that helps change lives—a dream she’d always wanted but never thought she could achieve.  “From a young age, I was fortunate enough to understand that I wanted to be a designer when I grew up,” she said.  After earning a visual communications degree in 2008, Shelton enjoyed…

3 Reasons Data Analytics Can Benefit from Building Community

Joshua Otten was already a successful engineer working in manufacturing when he began to realize that data is the future of his field. He craved a deeper understanding of how to use the data—along with the competitive edge that would come with that knowledge.  “You can no longer be one-dimensional in your career; you have to have some sort…