From 0-100: Natalie’s Journey into Software Engineering

From 0-100: Natalie’s Journey into Software Engineering

LearningFuze’s Career Specialist, Cassandra Cheung, spoke with alum Natalie Nunez of HealthPrize Technologies to discuss her path towards a career in web development. Natalie highlighted her time spent at LearningFuze as “one of the most rewarding things I’ve been able to do,” and discussed how the bootcamp gave her the right mindset needed to successfully become a web developer. She also spoke on being a woman in tech and how at the end of the day, “we were all just…

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Alicia and Accessibility

Alicia and Accessibility

One of LearningFuze’s Full-Immersion instructors, Cody Miller, sat down with former student Alicia Evans of Knowability to discuss the importance of accessibility in web development. The demand for inclusive designs increases daily as the tech world races to cater to the needs of a quarter of the population. Evans and Miller discuss the untapped potential of accessibility designs and call for web developers to, “code for everyone”. Interested to hear more? Check out the link. If you’re looking to start…

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Why is there such a huge demand for data science professionals today?

Why is there such a huge demand for data science professionals today?

With data growing more and more abundant across multiple sectors of society, so, too, does the need for data professionals that can process it. A study by LHH revealed that the number of jobs in data science grew by nearly 46% in 2020, ranking 14th among tech jobs based on demand and growth. This article will explore the factors that contribute to the growth of the data science industry and how you can become a data scientist. What’s a Data…

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How to be successful at a coding bootcamp

How to be successful at a coding bootcamp

How do I make my coding bootcamp experience a success? At LearningFuze, our instructors often hear this question with the start of each new cohort. A better question to ask would be: what type of mentality should you have before and during a coding bootcamp to best lead to success? Our Senior Lead Instructor Tim Davis crafted some helpful tips on the best practices to maintain a successful experience.  Try Coding Before It’s a no-brainer that you will be better…

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Online Coding Bootcamp: Know your options

Online Coding Bootcamp: Know your options

The events of the past year have proven that the future of education is online. The emergence of Zoom, Google Hangouts, and Microsoft Teams during the global pandemic allows for work and education to continue virtually. This reality provides a unique opportunity to those looking to gain marketable skills online. You can now learn to be a web developer without leaving the comfort of your home. But how do you choose between the countless remote programs and courses? Our Director…

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Demo Day: Students take the first step toward landing a dream job!

Demo Day: Students take the first step toward landing a dream job!

As we prepare for the May 2021 Demo Day, here’s a recap on what happend in March 2021! What’s Demo Day, you may ask? In the world of software engineering it’s not just about what you know but being able to present what you can build. Demo day highlights student projects to potential employers. Demo Day is an event where we invite our local employers to attend (currently via Zoom) and watch each of the participating alumni present how their…

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(2021) Why Your LinkedIn Profile is More Important Than You Think

(2021) Why Your LinkedIn Profile is More Important Than You Think

To get ahead in the 2021 job market, your LinkedIn profile has never been more important.   It would be a lie if we [LearningFuze] told you that getting a job after a bootcamp is easy.  The job search process is hard just like it is in any industry you are working to break into. A quick google search of “coding bootcamp” brings up numerous YouTube videos, Medium posts, and even news reports of the difficulty of a post-bootcamp job…

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Networking From The Couch: Yes, it’s acceptable, but you’re probably doing it wrong.

Networking From The Couch: Yes, it’s acceptable, but you’re probably doing it wrong.

Flashback to 2019… The Patriots and Tom Brady have won their 6th Super Bowl, Jeff Bezos has some non-Amazon news takeover the tabloids, and the US Unemployment Rate was at 3.8%. In addition to this national news, our LearningFuze Career Service’s team felt the need to write an article about getting off the couch and doing some networking.  With such low unemployment numbers, why did we even write that article?  Simply put, job seekers were not effective in their search….

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BeSmartee Scholarship & Mentorship Winner | Angel Leung

BeSmartee Scholarship & Mentorship Winner | Angel Leung

Congratulations to our January BeSmartee Scholarship & Mentorship Winner, Angel Leung! Since March is currently Women’s History Month, we at LearningFuze wanted to showcase one of our current students to celebrate women in tech. Hailing from the Seattle, Washington State area, Angel is currently in the second half of the Web Development Full Immersion program. We asked Angel some questions on what her goals are and what she hopes to gain from winning this opportunity: 1. Why did you choose…

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Top Python Concepts That Help Get Jobs in 2021

Top Python Concepts That Help Get Jobs in 2021

Python holds the title as one of the most popular data science languages. Because LearningFuze focuses on in-demand data science skills, Python is an essential topic to dive into so students are equipped to tackle the job market.  Python is versatile, easy to learn, and open source, which means it comes with a strong community. Its simplicity and accessibility make it an ideal language for someone interested in pivoting into the data science world. Because Python has such a great…

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