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Ariel Camus

Alumni Spotlight

How To Build a Tech Community: Wilfried's Journey in Burundi

Curious about what it takes to start a tech community? Read Microverse alum Wilfried's journey starting a local tech community after gaining international learning experience.

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Apr 20, 2021
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Alumni Spotlight

Changing Careers After 17 Years to Become a Web Developer

Have you been thinking of making a career change? Read about Microverse alum Carlos, who made the decision to become a software developer after spending 17 years working internationally in Telecoms.

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Mar 31, 2021
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Remote

7 Powerful Tips to Help You Get a Remote Job

How do you tap into the massive pool of remote job opportunities? Networking is key. Here are 7 top tips to help you get a remote job.

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Mar 24, 2021
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Alumni Spotlight

Changing Careers to Become a Software Developer: Salvador’s Story

Thinking about a career change? Read Salvador's story about how he went from being a Mechatronic Engineer in Mexico to becoming a Software Developer with Microverse.

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Mar 1, 2021
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Alumni Spotlight

How this Aerospace Engineer Landed 2 Remote Software Developer Jobs

Microverse alum, Max Li, from Taiwan has landed two remote roles since he completed Microverse. Here's how he did it and how his career as a software developer is going.

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Feb 13, 2021
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Career

Want to Land a Remote Job? This is What You Need to Do

If you're trying to land a remote job, you need to be doing this key thing. In this article we break down just how important networking is to landing a job, and how to do it the right way.

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Jan 28, 2021
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Alumni Spotlight

This Microverse Alum Shares His 3 Powerful Keys To Success

When Alex Shvetsov’s startup failed in 2019 he decided to change career paths and retrain as a software engineer. One year later, he’s a full stack developer for one of the fastest growing tech companies in Europe. Here’s his story.

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Jan 15, 2021
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Career

Is Microverse Worth It? Here's What Students Have To Say

Is Microverse legit? See what Microverse alumni and current students, from more than 100 countries, have to say about their experience with Microverse.

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Jan 7, 2021
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Coding

The Most Popular New Programming Languages

Ready to dive into a new programming language? This is a guide to choosing which new and fast-growing programming languages you should learn this year.

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Jan 7, 2021
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What Physical Distancing Can Teach the Educational System

Physical distancing may not be forever but schools for students of all ages can use it as an opportunity to evolve in ways that will give their students the best chance to succeed.

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Jan 5, 2021
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Coding

Popular Niche Programming Languages to Learn

If you're looking to learn a niche programming language to grow your career in tech, this is for you.

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Jan 5, 2021
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Coding

The Best Programming Languages to Learn

Ready to learn a new programming language? This is a guide to the best programming language to learn when starting your software development career.

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Jan 3, 2021
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Remote

How Remote Pair Programming Works & Why it Can Change Your Life

Remote pair programming is not so different from traditional pair programming, but the main difference is that it allows you to work with people around the world. Here's how remote pair programming works, and why you should start doing it.

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Jan 2, 2021
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Career

This Portfolio Hack Will Help You Get Hired as a Software Developer

If you're a software developer applying for your first job, having an outstanding portfolio should be one of your main priorities. Here's our advice on how to create the best portfolio possible to help you get hired as a software developer.

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Dec 16, 2020
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Building Remote Teams

Why Hiring Globally Diverse Teams Will Make You More Likely to Succeed

As companies settle into operating in remote environments, they open themselves to a new possibility for scaling operations while fostering a diverse and inclusive culture: hiring from a global talent pool. Here’s some of the benefits of that.

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Dec 3, 2020
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Career

5 Tips on How to Prepare for Coding Challenges

Have an upcoming technical interview? Here are some tips for preparing for your coding interview, including the best websites to practice coding and to look for industry insights.

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Nov 28, 2020
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Career

5 Great Reasons Why You Should Become a Software Developer

With the growth of the knowledge economy, digital transformations, and the ability the make a huge impact on the world, software developers are in high demand. Here's why you should become a software developer, and how you can become one.

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Oct 28, 2020
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Career

How Junior Developers Can Make a Difference Without Experience

Being a junior developer doesn't mean you can't make a difference. Here's eight tips on how junior developers can contribute to their teams' success despite having little experience.

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Oct 23, 2020
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Career

The 5 Mentors Every Software Developer Needs and How to Find Them

Every software developer needs mentors to help them on their career journey. In this article, we'll share what those mentors are, and how to find support as a professional software developer.

Posted on 
Oct 8, 2020
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Career

How to Write Emails that Make You Sound Professional

Trying to improve your emails to land a new job? Here are some tips for emailing potential employers to help you secure your first job as a software developer.

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Oct 3, 2020
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Career

How to Build a Great Online Reputation as a Software Developer

Building a great online reputation is important as a software developer. Here's everything you should be working on if you want to build an online reputation as a software developer, and make a great first impression.

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Oct 1, 2020
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Career

How to Job Search: Expert Advice & Tips from Career Coaches

Four career coaches share their insights on how to navigate job searching, networking and interviewing, and how Microverse works with students to land their first programming job and beyond.

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Sep 14, 2020
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Career

Why We’re No Longer Talking About ‘Graduation’

We’re shifting our focus, and our students, away from the concept of ‘graduation’ and toward ‘employment’ in order to better align their incentives, and ours, with the ultimate goal - getting a job.

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Sep 1, 2020
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Alumni Spotlight

This Microverse Student Landed a Great Remote Job in Silicon Valley: Musa's Story

When Musa was looking to improve his skills as a software developer, he joined Microverse. After, he went on to land a remote job working for an international company—here he shares his experience.

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Aug 11, 2020
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Alumni Spotlight

A Career With Microsoft: How Microverse Helped Pave The Way

Wondering what it takes to get a job at Microsoft? Kevin Mwangi landed a job on the Windows Apps Compatibility Team after completing Microverse in 2019. Here he reflects on his experience at Microverse and how it prepared him for his career at Microsoft.

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Jul 17, 2020
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Coding

How to Land Great Projects as a Freelance Junior Developer

Freelancing is a great way to dive into junior developer projects. In order to succeed though, you need to apply to the right types of projects or you might end up wasting your time.

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Jul 10, 2020
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Building Remote Teams

Confused about the Types of Remote Workers? Here’s What You Need to Know Before Hiring

The coronavirus pandemic has given companies the opportunity to rebuild and scale in a way that’s smarter and more flexible. It’s time for business leaders to explore how their teams can evolve through remote workers. ‍

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Jun 23, 2020
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Career

How to Stay Motivated while Becoming a Programmer: Alumni Advice

Staying motivated while learning to code is definitely not easy. Two Microverse Alumni shared their actionable, inspiring advice for Microverse students and all aspiring software developers.

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Jun 22, 2020
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Career

What it’s Really Like to Work as a Front-end Developer, Indeed's James Zhang

Being a successful developer goes well beyond your title. James Zhang from Indeed, shares what it's really like to work as a Front-end Developer and what his path to becoming one looked like.

Posted on 
Jun 16, 2020
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News

A Glimpse at the Future of Work and Learning

Understanding how Microverse’s no-instructor, peer-to-peer methodology helps prepare students for careers in remote work, and our vision for the future of work and education.

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May 26, 2020
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Career

GitLab Recruiter, Chantal Rollinson, Shares Job Search Tips for Minorities in Tech

Job searching is never easy but for minorities it can seem even more challenging. Gitlab recruiter, Chantal Rollinson, shares her tips for job searching as a minority in tech, and how to overcome imposter syndrome.

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May 21, 2020
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Building Remote Teams

The Ultimate FAQ for Building and Managing Successful Remote Teams

From our learnings over years of building and managing remote teams, we've compiled the most common questions we get asked in order to run them successfully.

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May 13, 2020
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Career

Ecosia's Jason Gwartz on How to Become a Developer With a Non-Technical Background

Many people switch careers to Software Development later in life or get their first job in tech with no formal training, but how do you sell your non-technical background to a potential employer? Jason shares that and more.

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May 7, 2020
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Career

How to Succeed as a Remote Developer: Advice from GitLab Developer, Mario de La Ossa

Want to work remotely for global companies? We sat down with Gitlab Software Developer Mario de la Ossa to learn about his journey and advice for becoming a remote developer.

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Apr 30, 2020
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Building Remote Teams

How to Hire Remote Employees with Ease

As more teams become permanently remote-first, it’s essential to understand the best practices for remote hiring as your company scales.

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Apr 23, 2020
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Building Remote Teams

10 Reasons Companies Will Keep Working Remotely After the Coronavirus

As teams settle into the ‘new normal’, we’re bound to see a result that will surprise many: Companies will choose to continue to work remotely after the global pandemic. Here’s why.

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Apr 15, 2020
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Remote

How to Master Your Work From Home Routine

Whether you always work from home or are among the millions doing so because of the global pandemic, a good routine is the key to staying balanced, healthy, and productive.

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Apr 8, 2020
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Coding

Trello’s Daniel Tew on the Importance of Developer Communities 

Daniel Tew, Software Developer at Trello, discusses the benefits of getting involved in the developer community for you and your career.

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Apr 6, 2020
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Building Remote Teams

How to Manage Your Remote Team on Short Notice

Coronavirus has forced many teams to suddenly work remotely. We shared some helpful tips and tools for how to manage remote teams on short notice.

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Mar 31, 2020
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Building Remote Teams

Six Ways to Keep Your Newly Remote Team at Ease 

Companies around the world have become remote due to mandatory social distancing. Here’s how to promote the well-being of your team under difficult circumstances.

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Mar 23, 2020
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Coding

This Stripe Developer Shares The Key Traits Of Successful Software Developers

Aside from writing great code, what other qualities and attributes do the world’s leading developers have in common?

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Mar 17, 2020
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Building Remote Teams

How Much Does It Cost to Build a Remote Team? 

Thinking about building a remote team? Here are the costs, and benefits, of building remote teams.

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Mar 11, 2020
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Building Remote Teams

How to Hire a Developer for Your Startup‍

We're sharing the hard skills and intangibles to evaluate when hiring a developer for your company so you know what to look out for.

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Mar 3, 2020
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News

Microverse Raises $3.2M to Connect Talented People to Life-Changing Global Opportunities

We’ve raised $3.2 million to help close the global gap between talent and opportunity.

Posted on 
Feb 27, 2020
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Ariel Camus
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How the Remote Work Revolution is Saving the World

Remote work is the single-most transformative labor trend and will help change the world of work as we know it.

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Feb 20, 2020
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Career

How to Find the Best Freelance Projects for Junior Developers

We recommend that our students use freelance projects as a stepping stone to getting their first full-time remote job.

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Feb 18, 2020
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Ariel Camus
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Coding

Alternatives to Coding Bootcamps: How to Become a Remote Developer

Considering joining a coding bootcamp? We've shared the pros and cons of them, and the other ways and places you can learn how to become a software developer.

Posted on 
Jan 23, 2020
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Ariel Camus
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Coding

The Ultimate Guide to Help You Prepare for the Coding Interview

Want to ace your coding interview? We created this ultimate guide, with the top tips to get you prepared for the coding interview, so you can land your dream job as a software developer.

Posted on 
Jan 23, 2020
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Ariel Camus
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Coding

The Reason People Fail at Learning to Code and How to Avoid it

Learning to code is hard, and a lot of people fail at it, especially those learning online. We're sharing why most people fail at it and how you can persevere.

Posted on 
Oct 12, 2019
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Ariel Camus
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News

Introducing Coded by Her

Microverse has launched our Coded by Her Initiative to empower women globally to launch their tech careers.

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May 14, 2019
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Ariel Camus
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Career

17 Tips to Create a Great Web Developer Profile on Freelancer.com

We've shared 17 tips and tricks to help you craft an amazing profile on Freelancer.com

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Mar 7, 2019
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Ariel Camus
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Career

Lessons & Tips from a Singaporean Hacker in Silicon Valley

An interview on open source, programming languages, a thrilling career, and life in Silicon Valley

Posted on 
Sep 24, 2018
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Ariel Camus
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News

An Update on Microverse, the Global Platform for Software Developers

Investing in global talent and the future of work

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Mar 15, 2018
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Career

Why You Should Become a Freelance Developer Today

If you're a passionate and smart software developer who wants access to great professional opportunities, you need to play the global game.

Posted on 
Feb 28, 2018
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Ariel Camus
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