Kenzie News Roundup 1/1/21

Kenzie News Roundup 1/1/21

Happy New Year! Cheers to 2020 being in our rearview mirror. Here’s hoping 2021 brings us all a greater sense of normalcy and peace. 

In lieu of our regular news roundup, we’ve selected our favorite Kenzie blogs from the past year. May they inspire you to gain new skills, make career moves, and tackle your personal goals in the new year.

How to create your own silver lining

Kenzie Academy Co-founder & CEO Chok Ooi shares advice and his personal story about navigating the job market during a recession.

2021 career goals: 4 ways to step up your game 

It’s time to get your 2021 career goals in order. No matter what you want to do, setting goals will set you up for success. 

Ace your UX whiteboard interview

So you’re getting ready for a UX whiteboard interview? Congrats! We know you’ll crush it with a little confidence and a few tips. 

From In-store Grocery Shopper to Software Engineer

Darlyze knew she wanted to pursue a different field after college. She chose Kenzie Academy to help her launch her tech career.

What is success? 

What is success? What does it feel like? Will we reach a moment when we’ve finally “arrived?” What does it take to be successful in a tech career? We’re asking the big philosophical questions about work and life in this piece. 

How to land a tech job during a pandemic

Job hunting? Get a boost of motivation with these career development and Zoom interview tips to land a job in tech in the time of corona.

From Paramedic to Software Developer

Want to make a career change? Kenzie Academy graduate Taylor shares his transition from public safety to software development.

Meme of the Week: “User error or… innovation?”

top blogs of 2020

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Alexa Goins

Alexa Goins

Alexa Goins is the Content Marketer at Kenzie Academy. Before she joined the field of higher education marketing, she worked as a journalist and taught English in the South of France. When she’s not writing, you can find her reading non-fiction works, doing embodiment yoga, or planning her next trip to Paris. You can find more of her work at

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