4 Tips From a Boot Camp Student to Land a New...

Christian Bourdeau isn’t your typical white-collar professional. After working in marketing, social media, and photography, Christian fell in love with the world of data...

From Logistics Expert to Software Engineer: How Coding Gave Justin Gerow...

For 18 years, Justin Gerow worked his way up the supply-chain management ladder, amassing an impressive knowledge base of logistics and transport operations. Then...

A Wise Coder’s Top 5 Pieces of Advice to Others in...

Virginia de la Riva is 54 years old, and to many in the tech industry, that’s too old to be re-entering the world of...

How Cindy Pappas Revamped Her Career by Completing a Data Analytics...

Cindy Pappas has always been a self-proclaimed “word lover.” She’s passionate about reading and writing, and even pursued these subjects with a degree and...

Getting Technical: How to Minimize Losses During the Hiring Process

By Eric Wise This is the third post in a series on building outstanding tech teams.  Now that there is structure to the interview process and...

Dangers of a Digital World: 6 Tips for Protecting Your Identity...

As a certified (i.e., ethical) hacker, Richard Martinez was always interested in data privacy, precisely because he knows how vulnerable privacy actually is. “People...

Reading the Signals: How this Radio Engineer Boosted His Career from...

When Michael Toriello earned his electrical and computer engineering degree, he thought he was taking the first step in an exciting and rewarding career....

Follow Addie Schmitz’s Coding Journey from Overcoming Broken Code to Mastering...

When she was a business analyst at an not-for-profit tech company, Addie Schmitz’s day involved a lot of meetings, updating licensing requirements for agents...

Avery Bradley Quit His Job Before Boot Camp—Demonstrating the Value of...

It was a computer science elective Avery Bradley took on a whim in college that gave him his first taste of software development. He...

The Deloitte Duo: The UCF Boot Camp Grads Who Landed Jobs...

A former engineer and a paramedic walked into different Trilogy-powered boot camp classrooms at the University of Central Florida—and walked out with jobs at...

Taking the Reins: Why Marques Gaston Decided to Take Out a...

Marques Gaston was working as a legal assistant at a law firm in Illinois when he realized that he wanted to make a change...

Why Companies Should Create Their Own Boot Camps

By Eric Wise Over the past five years, boot camps specializing in shrinking the technical skills gap have gone mainstream, with hundreds of programs running...

Chain Reaction: How Jhanisus Melendez Went From Chemistry to Coding

To start a chemical reaction, you first need a reactant. That’s exactly what ex-chemist Jhanisus Melendez got one day while he was working as...

How Jessica Erwin Dealt With Loss: From Social Worker to Data...

When she was a hospice social worker at Rush University Medical Center, Jessica Erwin thought she had found her purpose—a rewarding job that made...

How to Become a Strong Female Role Model: The Story of...

As a musician and massage therapist, Ashley Hurlburt always thought she was a clear-cut right-brain thinker. When she started doing data entry for a...

From Fresh Powder to a Fresh Career: A New Passion for...

Emma Nelson was working as a snowboarding instructor in the mountains of Colorado when her curiosity was sparked by an unexpected skill: coding. “I...

Getting Technical: How Tech Teams Can Get the Best Results from...

By Eric Wise This is the second in a series of posts on building outstanding tech teams.  Now that we have discussed maximizing predictability by understanding...

No Degree Required: How Boot Camp Helped Beau Batchelor Land a...

Traveling around was nothing new for Beau Batchelor. Raised in a military family, he grew up all over the world—moving from his birthplace of...

The Teacher Becomes the Student (Then the Master): How a Math...

Nicole Barry has always enjoyed coding. In college, she minored in computer science and picked up some programming skills but decided to pursue a...

Homeward Bound: Alexander Lee’s Second Act at UC Davis for a...

Alexander Lee graduated from UC Davis after majoring in psychology, philosophy, and sociology back in 2008. Eleven years later, after a surge of career...