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Why I Left My Job to Learn How to Code Online

Leaving your job to learn full-time is never any easy choice. One student shares his experience of how he left his day job to learn to code online, through Microverse.

Posted on 
Nov 16, 2020
  by
Umair Arshad
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This is Why You Should Become a Software Developer

With the growth of the knowledge economy, digital transformation, 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.

Posted on 
Oct 28, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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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.

Posted on 
Oct 23, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Frontend Or Backend: How To Know The Right Track For You

Trying to choose between frontend and backend development can be overwhelming so here’s a breakdown of the two and the different skills you’d need for each.

Posted on 
Oct 7, 2020
  by
Saheed Oladele
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Is Microverse Worth It? Here's What Students Have To Say

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

Posted on 
Oct 6, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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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.

Posted on 
Sep 14, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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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.

Posted on 
Sep 1, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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How to Look Professional Online (and Maintain It) While Working Remotely

Looking professional online is of utmost importance, especially in today’s job market. In this article, we’ll discuss the top tips for looking professional (and maintaining it) while interacting online.

Posted on 
Jul 6, 2020
  by
Willow Mata
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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.

Posted on 
Jun 22, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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What it’s Really Like to Work as a Front-end Developer, James Zhang from Indeed

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.

Posted on 
Jun 16, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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GitLab Technical 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.

Posted on 
May 21, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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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.

Posted on 
May 7, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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GitLab's, Mario de La Ossa, Shares How to Become a Remote Developer

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.

Posted on 
Apr 30, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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The Importance of Networking for Landing Remote Jobs

Effective networking is the best way to find great jobs - here’s how to do it right and open the door to amazing people and opportunities.

Posted on 
Mar 27, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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The Portfolio Hack To Get You 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 for it.

Posted on 
Dec 23, 2019
  by
Ariel Camus
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5 Tips on How to Prepare for Coding Challenges

Insights on how to prepare for your coding interview: best websites to practice coding and look for industry insights

Posted on 
Nov 28, 2019
  by
Ariel Camus
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The Software Developer’s Guide to Building an Online Reputation

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

Posted on 
Oct 1, 2019
  by
Ariel Camus
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How to Write Emails that Make You Sound Professional

Refer to these tips when emailing employers and secure your first job as a software developer.

Posted on 
Apr 3, 2019
  by
Ariel Camus
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The Five Mentors Every Software Developer Needs and How to Find Them

A guide to finding support as a professional software developer.

Posted on 
Oct 8, 2018
  by
Ariel Camus
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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
  by
Ariel Camus
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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

Posted on 
Mar 7, 2018
  by
Ariel Camus
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Where 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.

Posted on 
Mar 4, 2018
  by
Ariel Camus
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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
  by
Ariel Camus
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