Tech Tips Articles

  • Is software engineering the right career for you? Well, it's dependent on if you have these qualities.

    How to Know if Software Engineering is the Right Career For You

    November 16, 2017

    Software engineering is, by all objective measures, one of the best fields to get into today. The salary is good – $95,000 a year on average, in the United States. Software engineers are highly sought after – developers in in-demand areas often receiving dozens of inquiries a month from recruiters. And it’s a cool job – you get to build the software solutions...

  • Mary Ellen Bowman got a great job in tech right out of college by simply cold calling NASA.

    How This Developer Got a Job for NASA – Right Out of College

    October 12, 2017

    Mary Ellen Bowman’s senior year in college was a bit bumpy. It started off great – she got a job offer in November and accepted, ready to start in the spring, after graduation. And then, a week before her graduation, her employer called and told her some deflating news: the salary they offered her would be half of what they agreed upon. “I couldn't take that,”...

  • Python is the fastest growing programming language in the world, thanks mostly to data science.

    The Fastest Growing Programming Language in the World Is...

    September 21, 2017

    In the Florida Everglades, a non-indigenous species has taken over – pythons. These snakes have wiped out entire ecosystems in southern Florida, to the point authorities there held a “Python Challenge” where willing citizens were encouraged to kill as many of the constrictors as they could. The world of software engineering is experiencing a similar phenomenon (...

  • These are the fastest growing skills among software developers, according to LinkedIn profile answers.

    The 5 Fastest Growing Skills Among Software Developers (And...

    September 14, 2017

    In the world of software development, when it comes to you and your team learning new skills, it can feel like a game of whack-a-mole....

  • In wake of the Equifax hack, we are unlocking two courses at LinkedIn Learning for cybersecurity.

    How to Keep Your Personal Data Personal and Secure

    September 7, 2017

    The shocking revelation that data from as many as 143 million Americans was stolen in the Equifax hack is a painful reminder that our...

  • The best programming languages for data scientists to know are Python, R, Java and SQL.

    If You Want to Be a Data Scientist, Learn These Programming...

    June 29, 2017

    There’s no better field to get into right now than data science. Our research shows data scientists are the most in-demand...