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Are coding bootcamps worth it

Are Coding Bootcamps Worth It In 2020?

The opinions and assessments shared on Career Sidekick are our own. We may earn commissions from purchases made after visiting links on our site. If you’re wondering whether you should pay for a programming bootcamp, then this article is for you. After working as a tech recruiter, I’m going to reveal whether coding bootcamps are […]

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Best online coding bootcamps to learn programming

18 Best Online Coding Schools and Bootcamps (Review)

The opinions and assessments shared on Career Sidekick are our own. We may earn commissions from purchases made after visiting links on our site. As a former tech recruiter, I’ve seen a lot of online coding bootcamps. I’ve also talked to many software engineers about which schools deliver the best results. …And which ones help […]

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Good Careers That Don't Require a College Degree

18 Good Careers That Don’t Require College Degrees

Most people think that you need a four-year college degree to land a high paying job or career. That’s not true in today’s job market. There are many careers that pay well with little schooling needed. We’re going to look at 18 good careers that don’t require college education (including some that pay $100,000 and […]

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What is an IT job - guide

What is an IT Job? (Full Guide with Salaries)

You’ve probably heard that IT jobs offer high pay and fast career growth, and it’s true in most cases.  But what are the best IT jobs? And how do you get these positions? In this article, we’ll look at: What is an IT job? What are the typical salaries for these jobs? What type of […]

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best jobs and careers for recent college graduates

The 4 Best Jobs For Recent College Grads

In this article, I’m going to walk you through the best jobs for recent college grads who want to earn more money, have better job security, and find enjoyable/exciting work at interesting companies. After years of working as a Recruiter, learning about different positions, hearing what different jobs pay, and studying employment trends… these are […]

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where to learn digital marketing online

The 8 Best Places to Learn Digital Marketing Online

The opinions and assessments shared on Career Sidekick are our own. We may earn commissions from purchases made after visiting links on our site. If you’re wondering where to learn digital marketing online and the best ways to do it, you’re in the right place. Digital marketing is one of the best careers to get […]

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Is Computer Science a Good Major? Pros and Cons

As a former recruiter for tech startups, a lot of people ask me “Should I major in Computer Science?” If you’re wondering whether Computer Science is a good major, here’s the deal… I think Computer Science is one of the best majors you can choose and has better career prospects than 98% of other choices, […]

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how to get into project management

How to Get Into Project Management

Getting into Project Management takes a certain set of skills. Whether you’re looking to transfer to a Project Management job in your current company, or apply for a position with a new company, this article will show you what’s needed. If you’re looking to get into Project Management, you should try to demonstrate your ability in the areas below during […]

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What to Know About Sales Jobs Before Taking One

What to Know About Sales Jobs Before Taking One

There are a few things you should know about a sales job before taking one. If you’re considering a sales career, don’t worry – this article will take you through EVERYTHING you need to know about working in sales. The reality is: Most people don’t know what a sales job is like. You don’t learn […]

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best industries for the future

The 3 Best Industries For The Future

A big part of your career development will come down to the industry you’re in. Whether you’re reevaluating your options or preparing to enter the workforce for the first time, these are 3 of the best industries for the future. These aren’t niche industry ideas; these are large industries that are stable and profitable. At […]

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pros and cons of being a recruiter - working as a recruiter overview

Working as a Recruiter: Pros and Cons

If you’re wondering, “Should I be a recruiter?” then you’re in the right place. I’ve spent 5+ years as a professional recruiter, and I’m going to walk you through the pros and cons of being a recruiter so you can decide if it’s right for YOU. First, one thing a lot of people don’t realize […]

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Why women should consider the skilled trades

4 Reasons Why Women Should Consider The Skilled Trades

There is often a stereotypical image associated with trades’ workers that involves a male in a hardhat. This stereotype prevails in part because skilled female tradespeople make up only about 5% of employed tradespeople, according to Talent Egg. Despite this, there are many reasons why women with an interest in the skilled trades and hands-on work […]

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