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Lighthouse Labs launches new initiative for newcomer women in IT in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario

Students
Sep. 25 2020
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Funded by the Government of Ontario, the “OWN Tech Initiative” will be used to address labour market access barriers for both newcomer women and the employers who hire them.

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Coding Careers: Full-Stack, Front-End, and Back-End Job Paths

General
Sep. 21 2020
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Posted by
Rachel Meltzer

Thinking about a career in coding? There are a variety of different roles including as a front-end, back-end, and full-stack developer.

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Everything You Need to Know About Lighthouse Labs Upskilling Classes

General
Sep. 16 2020
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Lighthouse Labs

Join the back to school crowd and explore the tech industry without quitting your day job.

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Day In The Life Of A Lululemon Scrum Master

Students
Sep. 14 2020
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Posted by
Tim Huebsch

Meet Demerson, a graduate of the Lighthouse Labs Intro to Web Development part-time course. This is how learning full-stack web development helped him in his career, and in his day-to-day at Lululemon.

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What It's Like To Work In Music: Meet This Developer At Wavo.me

Students
Sep. 09 2020
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Posted by
Tim Huebsch

How does web development relate to the music industry? Meet this Lighthouse Labs graduate who works as a software engineer at Montreal-based Wavo.me

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What It's Like To Work In Gaming: Meet This Developer At Unity

Students
Sep. 04 2020
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Posted by
Sophie Theoret

Corrina Chow teaches and mentors at Lighthouse Labs. But Corrina's day job is creating software for Montreal-based Unity Technologies. This is their story.

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Interview Process: Tech vs Non-tech

General
Aug. 31 2020
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Posted by
Noah Warder

Many people often ask, how does the interview process look in the world of tech and startups?

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What Makes Tech Startups Unique?

General
Aug. 27 2020
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Posted by
Alanna Gammage

Leaving aside the technical learning curve, jobs in startups are often really different than similar positions in more traditional workplaces.

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Scholarship Spotlight: Sophie Dubois

Students
Aug. 25 2020
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Lighthouse labs

After COVID-19 forced Sophie Dubois home from abroad, she decided to turn a hobby into a new career.

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Differences Between Bootcamp and University/College

Students
Aug. 19 2020
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Posted by
Daisy Robinson

Should you enroll in a bootcamp or pursue a degree? These are the differences, and how you can choose between the two education streams.

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Why Online Education Is Here To Stay

Students
Aug. 17 2020
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Posted by
Eva Bieniarz

The concept of education has changed dramatically over the last few years with many questions being raised as to what the best mode of instruction is with the advent of technology and the Internet. This is why:

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Dear Future Employee

Students
Aug. 14 2020
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Posted by
Sharde Long

I see thousands of resumes a month, and I can’t even count how many I’ve read this year (so far). Here is my advice for making your application stand out:

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How To Create A LinkedIn Profile That Can Get You A Job In Tech

Career Services
Aug. 13 2020
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Posted by
Caroline Lauder

Tips and tricks from an intrapeneur at Linkedin for your profile to stand out from your peers and get the most out of the networking platform.

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Canada's Tech Industry: Where We’re Headed Next

General
Aug. 12 2020
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Posted by
Eva Bieniarz

Although COVID-19 has shaken up many industries, it has also acted as a launch pad for Canada’s tech industry, catapulting many local companies into the spotlight including Shopify, MindBeacon, and Opentext. The industry has shown that it is resilient to change—so what’s next?

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We've Added Another $500,000 to the COVID-19 Scholarship Fund. Here's How to Apply:

Students
Aug. 07 2020
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Lighthouse Labs

We're excited to extend another $500,000 towards the COVID-19 Scholarship Fund to help students reskill and upskill in their career. Here's how you can apply.

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