When It Comes to Community – LearningFuze Connects

When It Comes to Community – LearningFuze Connects

COVID might be making in-person networking more difficult, but that doesn’t mean we have to stop connecting. At LearningFuze, we’ve continued supporting the OC tech scene through virtual events with Startup Grind, a UX Scholarship through our partnership with OC Tech (formerly OC Tech Happy Hour), and most recently through AMAs with companies like Vincit and Kelley Blue Book.    But what’s an AMA?  AMA stands for Ask Me Anything. It is an event format often utilized for Q&A sessions…

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Mindset: How to Find Success in Uncertain Times

Mindset: How to Find Success in Uncertain Times

Nothing can hold you down with a Growth Mindset Successful individuals all tend to have one thing in common, grit. If you aren’t familiar with what grit really means, then I’d strongly recommend watching Angela Duckworth’s TED Talk on the subject. According to Duckworth: “Grit, which is a combination of passion and perseverance for a singularly important goal, is the hallmark of high achievers in every domain.” She proves this by testing it on not only the most successful people…

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Coding Bootcamp: LearningFuze Demo Day October 2019

Coding Bootcamp: LearningFuze Demo Day October 2019

By: TJ Kinion- Program Manager As we head into the final quarter of 2019 there aren’t many people left that haven’t heard of a coding bootcamp. We are gateways to roles that previously seemed inaccessible, yet most knew could lead to satisfying careers. A quick google search of “coding bootcamp” brings up cautionary tales filled with people talking about their journey during and after the program. It is often the post program job search where bootcamp students go from starry-eyed…

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Why Coding? Ascent & LearningFuze Alumni Billy Kim

Why Coding? Ascent & LearningFuze Alumni Billy Kim

Have you ever asked yourself why coding?  Why do people pick coding as a career? Why do people choose to attend a coding bootcamp? Ascent (previously Skills Fund), a premier partner in financing for students looking to attend a coding bootcamp recently sat down to interview a LearningFuze alumni Billy Kim. “LearningFuze has added more value to my career path and journey not only in passing on the necessary skills to enter the realm of web development but in introducing…

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2019 – How To Prepare For A Coding Bootcamp

2019 – How To Prepare For A Coding Bootcamp

We’ve all been there. You make a big decision and then doubt starts to creep in. You start to panic. What if I am not prepared, what if I fall behind? While second thoughts are common in many decisions in life you can take steps to work through almost every roadblock and thrive with a little preparation. If you have answered the question why coding and now want to prepare for a coding bootcamp it is important to understand your…

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How To Balance A Career While Learning To Code

How To Balance A Career While Learning To Code

Nicole fell in love with coding when she took some C++ and Python courses during her math degree. She attempted to teach herself the basics of software development, but wasn’t sure which topics to focus on, so enrolled in nearby coding bootcamp LearningFuze in Orange County, CA. Nicole tells us, how she balances her full-time job with studying in the evenings and weekends, what her schedule looks like, and how much support the LearningFuze staff and instructors provide to keep students on track! Read…

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Coding Bootcamp: LearningFuze Demo Day June 2019

Coding Bootcamp: LearningFuze Demo Day June 2019

It had been quite some time since someone in Orange County heard the words LearningFuze Demo Day spoken out loud in the same sentence. If the archives are correct the last Demo Day was held around August of 2015. Looking back it’s amazing to see how far those alumni have come since presenting to employers in those early days of the program. Over the past 4 years LearningFuze has grown to include a 6,000 sq foot facility, 15 staff members,…

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Why BeSmartee Hires Software Developers From LearningFuze

Why BeSmartee Hires Software Developers From LearningFuze

After hiring six graduates from LearningFuze coding bootcamp in Irvine, California, BeSmartee co-founder Veronica Nguyen plans to hire more! Veronica tells us what she is looking for in new hires at the B2B FinTech company, how LearningFuze refers their new grads to companies, and how employees are mentored on the job. She also predicts the career trajectory of her new hires, and gives some advice for other employers thinking of hiring coding bootcamp graduates! Check out the Q & A featured in CourseReport  here. 

LearningFuze Coding Bootcamp Continues to Build a Super Team   

LearningFuze Coding Bootcamp Continues to Build a Super Team   

LearningFuze Coding Bootcamp Continues to Build a Super Team by TJ Kinion   In sports there are super teams such as the Warriors in the NBA; the Yankees, Dodgers, Cubs, and Red Sox in the MLB; and clubs like Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Chelsea in soccer (or futbol). Super teams are made up of some of the best players in the world and can sometimes be considered unfair by smaller market teams, but given the quality of their offerings they often…

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Landing an IoT Job with React Skills from LearningFuze

Landing an IoT Job with React Skills from LearningFuze

Steffany’s 10 years in IT and project management gave her a taste of the coding world – enough that she started teaching herself to code. She eventually enrolled in LearningFuze’s 12-week full-time immersive bootcamp in Irvine, California to launch a career in front end development! Steffany tells us about her experience learning React alongside students with varied backgrounds, how LearningFuze directly helped her with her job search, and how she’s enjoying building projects in React at TensorIoT! Q&A What was your background prior to…

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