Posts Tagged ‘Career’

Coding Bootcamp Could Land You a High-Paying Tech Job After Nine Weeks

As graduation looms for the class of 2013, a new kind of school is preparing to transform code novices into employable Silicon Valley developers during a nine-week coding bootcamp. Designed to teach students exactly what they’ll need to land an entry-level developer position, coding bootcamps cut the fluff average computer science students encounter during college. ...

Tech Companies Betting on Perks to Lure in Talent

Silicon Valley tech giants are building and expanding massive campuses and adding one extravagant perk after another in order to appeal to the world’s best available talent. “Cash is king” no longer applies to some of the world’s largest companies. They’re investing in a new generation of talented young business minds and engineers who they ...

Career Advice From a Careerless Man

You don’t want career advice from someone who’s going to have a career. They’re going to give you all the good advice, all the solid, soul-crushing things that hurt me to repeat here. Network, they say. That’s…that’s all I remember, really. After I heard that, I started thinking about sharks that were also ghosts (ghost-sharks) ...

10 In-Demand Jobs with Six-Figure Salaries

Before declaring a major, you no doubt did some research on the earning potential of various careers. And the results of that research may have made you second guess yourself about a particular career path. Earlier this week, we informed you that engineering majors topped the list of best paying majors for college graduates. Meanwhile, ...

How Important are Job Perks?

Many of you may be focused on simply landing your first post-graduation job, but once you’ve secured a spot somewhere, you may look around and begin to weigh your options. According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, 32 percent of employers reported losing top performing workers in 2012 with 39 percent concerned that top talent will leave for ...

5 Must-Have Tools for Your College Startup

Create a lean, competitive small business on the cheap It’s a tough time to be in college. More and more people are graduating every year, and jobs aren’t keeping up. Now that employment after graduation isn’t a sure thing for the average college student, creating a job for yourself is a smart way to hedge ...

Put The Starving Artist Bad Rep To Rest: Studying Graphic Design

When determining your career path, furthering your education by going to college, there are many different options to choose from. Today we are living in the digital age and it’s all about technology, social media, and the Internet all around. It’s only natural for the human mind to look at a website, purchase a product, ...