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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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10 JavaScript Concepts in 2021 That Help Get Jobs

10 JavaScript Concepts in 2021 That Help Get Jobs

JavaScript continues to rank #1 on Stack Overflow for the 8th year in a row continues to be one of the top in-demand languages as referenced in medium.com. It is estimated that JavaScript is used by 88% of all websites. That adds up to the fact that there is a great demand for JavaScript in the marketplace as it continues to be the most popular technology. LearningFuze Instructor Scott Bowler is a wiz at JavaScript and shares 10 key JavaScript…

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The 8 Biggest Fears of Coding Bootcamp Students

The 8 Biggest Fears of Coding Bootcamp Students

We’ve interviewed hundreds of prospective students, and had the privilege to work with many coding bootcamp graduates. We’ve compiled a brief list of the top fears some of our students have shared and how they have navigated through them to success.   1) Am I really smart enough? It’s all about commitment, persistence and passion. If you like to problem solve & build things then coding might be something you’d enjoy. Give yourself permission to grow and try something new….

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JavaScript Pioneer & Author Douglas Crockford At LearningFuze

JavaScript Pioneer & Author Douglas Crockford At LearningFuze

By Jordan Kimura LearningFuze, an Orange County coding bootcamp, was thrilled to host the JavaScriptLA meetup on Character Sets with renowned speaker and author Douglas Crockford! It was a packed house as Crockford provided a dynamic and highly educational talk on Character Sets and how those decisions made long ago still have a strong impact on us here in the present. JavaScript programs utilize the Unicode Character Set that supports virtually all coding languages. Want to see Douglas Crockford’s highly…

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3 Important Traits A Cutting-Edge Tech Company Looks For In A Web Developer. Do You Have Them?

3 Important Traits A Cutting-Edge Tech Company Looks For In A Web Developer. Do You Have Them?

By Jordan Kimura Ad Exchange Group is an award winning company that focuses on marketing, advertising technology, and physical product e-commerce. Located in Irvine, California, they are partnered with companies such as Amazon Web Services, Facebook, and Cloudflare to name a few. Recently Ad Exchange Group came out to talk with the LearningFuze students about software development and what they value in a developer. Here are some tips and topics that were covered in landing a developer role at Ad…

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LearningFuze Teams Up With As To Help Finance Your Education In Web Development

LearningFuze Teams Up With As To Help Finance Your Education In Web Development

Exciting news! LearningFuze has teamed up with Ascent. Ascent’s mission is to transform lives and careers with a focus on students’ return on education. They exclusively focus on bootcamps with high quality curriculum and strong student outcomes. We proudly teamed up with Ascent to provide financing for tuition and cost of living for potential students entering the Full-Immersion Program. Students can borrow any amount from $2000 up to maximum tuition cost and since the loan is interest-only, students will make…

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Here’s How Developers Land A Job At An Award-Winning Tech Company

Here’s How Developers Land A Job At An Award-Winning Tech Company

By Jordan Kimura Vincit came out to talk with the LearningFuze students about software development, mobile applications, and the Vincit dev culture. Vincit is an award-winning computer software company that provides development and design services. Founded in 2007, the company focuses on building impactful and breathtaking mobile and web applications, embedded software, Agile software development, UX/UI design, and concept development. Here’s some tips and topics that were covered in landing a job at Vincit: What qualities do you look for…

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Interested In Landing That Web Developer Job? Here’s Why A Hackathon Will Help You Succeed

Interested In Landing That Web Developer Job? Here’s Why A Hackathon Will Help You Succeed

By Jordan Kimura How does a Hackathon change your life? How can it help you to succeed in your first Web Developer job? To start off, a Hackathon is an event that typically lasts for several days where a team of developers collaborate, innovate, and code out an application. It will build your mental toughness and transform you for the better. Here are 6 lessons that students have learned when participating in a Hackathon: Strengthens the Creative Muscles – This…

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Don’t Ask The Wrong Questions At The End Of Your Tech Interview

Don’t Ask The Wrong Questions At The End Of Your Tech Interview

By Shawn Bullock | In-the-Trenches Software Architect, Entrepreneur, Mentor, Dev Career Coach. Problem Solver. The Internet is full of coders seeking advice about what questions to ask at the end of an interview. Many responses link to resources containing various questions to ask. Those questions tend to be random and unfocused, and thus useless to the candidate. Why? Because most candidates don’t have a purpose for asking those questions. Without a purpose, the answers will fail to gain insights and…

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