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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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Posted by
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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Why Is Python So Popular?

General
Aug. 04 2020
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Posted by
Rachel Meltzer

Python is one of the most popular programming languages in the web development and data science industry. Here's why you should consider learning Python.

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How to Find Motivation, and Learn as a Remote Junior Developer

General
Jul. 30 2020
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Posted by
Kat Connolly

The developer world is quickly changing because of COVID-19, and it seems most of us will be fully remote for a long time to come. Here's how to stay motivated as a remote junior developer.

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Benefits Of Hiring Bootcamp Graduates, According To This Calgary Tech Company

Community
Jul. 27 2020
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Posted by
Tim Huebsch

Xerris has a development team of approximately 30-40 people, including a number of Lighthouse Labs web development bootcamp graduates. Here's how bootcamp grads have integrated with the team.

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Tips For Rebounding From Your Layoff

Students
Jul. 20 2020
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Posted by
Caroline Lauder

Guidance on thinking and talking about your layoff and wrapped up the conversation with some action items that individuals experiencing a layoff can do.

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Explore A Career In Tech With Our New Career Accelerator

General
Jul. 08 2020
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Posted by
Lighthouse Labs

Interested in breaking into tech? The Career Accelerator delivers curated events, resources, and workshops straight to your inbox.

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How Netflix Uses Machine Learning And Algorithms To Recommend Titles

General
Jul. 07 2020
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Posted by
Rachel Meltzer

Netflix has come incredibly far since its humble start as a mail order DVD rental company in 1997 (and still rents DVDs!). Few companies have adapted and changed as quickly and gracefully as Netflix. Their secret? Data science!

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Alumni Spotlight: Max Rosenthal, Data Analyst Turned Full-Stack Developer

Students
Jul. 02 2020
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Posted by
Tim Huebsch

Victoria's Max Rosenthal has a degree in geophysics and worked as a data analyst measuring ice thickness in the Arctic Circle. Then, he decided to make a change and enrolled with Lighthouse Labs to start a new career as a web developer.

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The Top Data Visualization Tools

Students
Jun. 22 2020
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Posted by
Tim Huebsch

Turn your data into graphs, charts, infographics, tables, dashboards and more using a variety of data visualization tools.

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18 Popular Websites Built With Ruby On Rails (And Where to Learn It)

General
Jun. 11 2020
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Posted by
Tim Huebsch

Ruby on Rails helps power some of the world's visited sites and is known for its versatility, pragmatism, and expressiveness.

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Meet Dilek, A PhD Candidate In Economics Who Took Intro to Data Analytics

Students
Jun. 04 2020
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Posted by
Tim Huebsch

Recent Intro to Data Analytics graduate Dilek Sayedahmed balanced her time pursuing a PhD with learning hands-on data analytics skills at Lighthouse Labs. This is her story.

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