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Kenzie News Roundup 5/7/21

Kenzie News Roundup 5/7/21

We examine careers in data science, interview tips to help you land the job, and the current state of coding interviews. This is your weekly Kenzie news roundup. 

Interview tips to help you land the job

Looking for your next role? Tech professionals across the U.S. shared their top tips for scoring a new gig. Whether it’s developing your own career motto or redefining your limits, this advice could arm you with new confidence and knowledge as you head into interviews. Learn more on Built In

Which tech jobs are hard to fill? 

Software Engineering roles are the hardest to fill, according to new data that measured demand, time to fill, and salary. This puts Software Engineers in a great position as they’re able to leverage their skills and experience in compensation negotiations. Find out more about the hardest-to-fill tech jobs on Dice Insights

Make a career in data science 

Interested in a career in data science? Prepare to enter the field by studying up on these programming languages like Java, JavaScript, Julia and SQL. Learning these languages could set you up for career success in this specialized field. Learn more on Built In

Unlocking UX History 

Let’s take a trip down memory lane and explore some UX design history, shall we? Over the years, cars have changed a lot but you may not remember that they used to come with two keys: one for the ignition and another to unlock the door. This piece details the history of car keys and how user convenience eventually led to the discontinuation of multiple keys. Read about the UX of car keys on Core77.

Land your next gig in Chicago

If you’re in or near the Chicago area and looking for your next tech job, you’ll want to add the companies featured in this piece to your list of potential employers. Current employees share why they chose to work at their respective organizations and give insight into the employment perks of each. Find your next role on Built In

The ABCs of coding interviews

Coding interviews are a hotly debated topic in software engineering circles. And, whether you love them or hate them, many in the industry are ready to make them better. Reporter Owen Hughes explores the pros and cons of current coding interview formats as well as solutions for making the process better for Software Engineers. Read this story on TechRepublic

Pathways to success

Each year, it’s becoming clearer that there are many pathways to success beyond traditional higher education. Bruno V. Manno of The Walton Family Foundation shares what college alternatives like Kenzie Academy offer to learners, as well as current statistics on the state of higher education. Read this story on The 74. 

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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.

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    May 7, 2021
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