Similar to coaches (though not the same), mentors are a great way to sharpen your skills and add valuable knowledge to your repertoire.
For startups and entrepreneurs, the journey to growth can be a rocky one. When you work with people who have been there, done that, you can learn from their struggles and successes. That’s what makes mentorship so important — especially in startup culture.
Professionals and students who have lost their jobs are (understandably) experiencing a lot of uncertainty and panic when it comes to their employment prospects, especially for students who will be graduating during the coronavirus pandemic hit or people who have lost their job because of it, one thing is clear: Getting hired now isn’t going to be that easy.
Data science is the place to be, right? While the field is still relatively new, it is expected to grow to $140.9 billion by 2024, and there has been a 29% annual increase in demand for data scientists from companies across the globe.
Vicki stems from the world of VFX, film and VR. As a mentor, she aims to be the same pivotal figure that her mentors were in the beginning of her career. Read more about the role she plays as a mentor today, how she got into the world of VR and her favourite parts of being a mentor.
Development is one of the most exciting and interesting fields to break into. It provides a constant feeling of having learned so much, and yet still having so much left to learn!
Combining creativity with a wealth of technical skill, UX designers are responsible for making software, websites and apps work for people. And, as a result, they’re some of the most sought-after workers in today’s tech-driven world.
Every now and then, we all hit a rough patch in our careers. The work becomes monotonous, our growth rate flattens out, and we just aren’t sure how to shake things up in a meaningful, productive way. But the good news is, you don’t have to know how.
Anyone who’s spent any amount of time looking for developer work online, has likely heard freelancing platforms both praised and condemned. And, like most things, there are bits of truth here and there. But to help you more accurately weigh your options, we’ve listed a few of the pros and cons of using a freelancing platform, followed by five of our favorite freelancing platforms for programmers.