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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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How Lighthouse Labs Grads Found New Careers at TELUS During COVID-19

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May. 29 2020
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Posted by
Sophie Theoret

While hiring has slowed across all industries due to COVID-19, grads continue to find success in launching new careers in tech. This is one of them.

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Meet SSENSE, The Global Fashion Platform That's Building The Future Of Luxury Retail

Career Services
Jul. 23 2019
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Posted by
Alain Wong

In this employer spotlight, we talk tech talent with a dynamic Montreal-based company staffed by Lighthouse Labs grads.

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For This Lighthouse Labs Grad, A Hybrid Role Was The Perfect Avenue Into Tech

Career Services
Mar. 12 2019
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Posted by
Lauren Girdler

How hybrid roles can bridge the gap for people with diverse backgrounds to get into the tech industry, with newly-equipped skills from Bootcamp.

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Advice For The Job Hunt

Career Services
Feb. 19 2019
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Posted by
Charlyne Fothergill

Career advice (from employers) for those who on the job hunt - whether you're just starting out or are at a more senior level.

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5 Reasons Why Hiring From Lighthouse Labs’ Bootcamp Has Been A SortSpoke Success Story

Career Services
Feb. 02 2019
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Posted by
Weiting Xu

When Canada's technology startups look for new talent, Lighthouse Labs is one of their first pit stops, and SortSpoke is no exception.

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What An Employer Looks For When Hiring Bootcamp Graduates

Career Services
Jan. 23 2019
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Posted by
Alain Wong

Huddol is no stranger to Lighthouse Labs, having hired (as of this interview) two graduates for their team! Read below for our interview with Huddol CEO Mark Stolow.

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An Inside Look At Landing A Government Job, From A Lighthouse Labs Grad

Career Services
Dec. 27 2018
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Posted by
Lauren Girdler

Patrick Simonian is a Lighthouse Lab Web Development bootcamp graduate from Victoria who recently started working for the BC Government; here he provides a summary of the steps to success when looking for government employment.

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The Power of Hybrid and Tech Adjacent Roles

Career Services
Aug. 23 2018
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Posted by
Charlyne Fothergill

Companies are finding there is a need for knowledge and ability in coding; skills that are useful in a variety of positions within an organization and not just at a developer level.

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Adaptation, Collaboration, and Unique Career Journeys: Insights from the Resolver Team

Career Services
Aug. 07 2018
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Posted by
Anna Hermansen

Read about the the first event in a planned “Career Journeys” series that engage our employer community in discussions on what it means to be a developer. Thanks to the Resolver team for hosting us and producing such an interesting and relevant discussion!

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Lighthouse Labs Employer Spotlight: Beanworks

Career Services
Jul. 11 2018
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Posted by
Lauren Girdler

Beanworks is no stranger to Lighthouse Labs, having hired (as of this interview) five graduates for their team! Read below for our full interview with Reza Sanaie, Beanworks CIO.

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The Non-Technical Qualities of a Great Developer

Career Services
May. 16 2018
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Posted by
Corey Leung

Being a Software Developer is so much more than just an ability to code. There are a variety of interpersonal and non-technical skills that are just as crucial to success.

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Employer Spotlight: TouchBistro

Career Services
Apr. 19 2018
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Posted by
Carmen Tsang

TouchBistro is no stranger to Lighthouse Labs, having hired 5 graduates to their team! Read our interview with Derek Harasen, Development Manager at TouchBistro, to see what an employer is looking for when hiring bootcamp graduates.

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The Job Search: Charlyne Fothergill

Career Services
Sep. 21 2017
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Posted by
Charlyne Fothergill

Charlyne Fothergill is an integral part of Lighthouse Labs as our Director of Career Services and is also a well respected member of the Canadian Human Resources and Tech industry. She has helped hundreds of our students secure employment as Junior Software Developers over the years and continues to strengthen our connection to each community we serve. So, to wrap up our Job Search series, Charlyne provided us with her top five tips for landing a job out of Bootcamp.

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The Job Search: Natalie Mok

Career Services
Sep. 15 2017
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Posted by
Corey Leung

Prior to Lighthouse Labs, Natalie Mok was studying Computer Information and Systems Administration at BCIT and working in the automotive industry. Realizing that her passion was in web design and development, the Web Development Bootcamp at Lighthouse Labs was a natural fit to further her career. She is now a JavaScript (Ember) Developer at Later. She recently spoke with us to discuss her experience with the job search post-Bootcamp.

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