Entries by McLean Thompson

Are coding bootcamps worth it?

Over the past several years, there has been a rise in the number of courses known as “coding bootcamps”. People are looking for ways to advance their careers, without spending an exuberant amount of money on a new college degree, especially in the ever-growing tech industry. To meet this demand, the number of coding bootcamps […]

The best technologies to learn in 2017

One problem facing many workers today is complacency. There’s a mindset that once you learn the required skills, tools, or information, you can stop learning. For instance, if your job requires you to write code exclusively in Java, you’ll probably learn everything you need to know about Java and ignore other programming languages. And while […]

Leverage your online presence to help you get the job

Everyone has heard stories of somewhat careless individuals publicly posting inappropriate things on their social media profiles that have gotten them into trouble – maybe it was the teen who got fired for a vulgar tweet before she even started her job, or the PR executive that posted a racist joke while she was on […]

6 things Generation Z want in the workplace

With most Millennials either in the workforce or about to enter it, it’s time to start focusing on the generation that follows. This next generation, known as Generation Z, is coming up quickly and will soon be applying for jobs. And, as is always the case, this next generation has some key differences when it […]

Should you be friends with your coworkers?

If you’re working full time, the people you see the most often are probably your coworkers. For many of us in fact, we see our coworkers more than some of our family members or longtime friends. When you spend so much time around a specific group of people, it is understandable that you would want […]