Lots of people have dreams of changing careers into tech—but you might think it’s impossible or unlikely if you’ve spent your career in a totally different industry like construction, medicine, or food service.
But you can learn how to get into tech with no experience. In the post below, you’ll learn tips on how to switch careers without experience and meet over a dozen people who prove you can break into tech no matter your background.
This post is sponsored by Flatiron School.
A side gig won’t just help pay the bills: it could lead to greater freedom, flexibility, financial security, and work/life balance. Plus, you get to expand your professional horizons and potentially work on something you love while you’re at it!
For those looking to transition into tech specifically, side gigs can even help lay the foundation for a future career. Even if you’re brand-new to tech or are even unsure if a tech job is really right for you,
Think about how many products you use on a daily basis. Whether it’s physical products like computers and phones, or digital ones like apps and software, the number could be anywhere from dozens to hundreds. And in the majority of cases, these represent the work of a product designer.
Of course, from a consumer standpoint, we only see the end result and have no idea about the work that went into it behind the scenes!
Today I want to help change that by explaining what product design is,
You’ve probably heard of coding bootcamps—intensive training programs that offer an accelerated path to advancing or changing your career. These days, universities have taken a cue from the evolving landscape of education, and are starting to partner with coding bootcamps.
University coding bootcamps can come in several forms. Some universities might offer their own internal bootcamp programs. Others might give college credit for students who participate in an affiliated bootcamp.
And then there’s Trilogy Education Services,