11 reasons why you NEED to be on LinkedIn as an aspiring techie

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You probably already know that you need to be on LinkedIn.

If you’ve been in college, or in the professional world, it’s something you hear all the time, so much so that you may hardly react to it anymore.

Maybe you have a half-done LinkedIn profile, copied and pasted right from your resume. But you haven’t logged in for months.

Or perhaps you don’t have one at all. After all, why bother?

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A look inside Skillcrush and their Blueprints

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Looking for a learning platform dedicated solely to tech courses? Skillcrush just might be for you.

Those switching careers or just breaking into tech will be especially interested in their “career blueprint” options–which function as a step-by-step guide to learn the skills you need for the career you want (and build a portfolio of real projects along the way).

Below is an in-depth look at Skillcrush and the various kinds of programs they offer.

What’s Skillcrush all about?

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17 Places Where Women Can Learn How to Code

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Everyone always talks about the lack of women in tech—and I can’t argue with the statistics. But it doesn’t have to stay that way!

These days, there are more resources than ever to help women break into the technology industry. Let’s explore some of the awesome places where women and girls can learn to code (oftentimes at little or no cost!).

It’s broken down into three sections: intensive bootcamps, classes and workshops, and coding for girls under 18.

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How are people teaching themselves to code? LTCWM investigates

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Several weeks ago, I sent out a survey to learn more about you, your habits, and your goals as you teach yourself to code.

I received an amazing response, and I’m sharing those answers with you today.

The 15-question survey was taken by 507 participants. It was sent to people on the Learn to Code With Me (LTCWM) email list and posted on social media. For more about the survey itself, visit the bottom of this article to view the methodology (as well as the chance to view the full report!).

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