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SkillSpire in the news at GeekWire

By site-mechanic | July 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Lisa Stiffler at GeekWire.com featured SkillSpire in her Startup Spotlight column on July 9th! Startup Spotlight: Skillspire helps immigrants build tech skills in a supportive environment Many immigrants end up driving for ride-sharing companies, working low-paying jobs in health services and performing other physical tasks — even when they have computer skills from their home countries…

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Am I a Good Fit for Data Science?

By Erika Parker Price | June 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the last blog post, we talked about the differences between data scientists, data engineers, and data analysts. This week we’ll be looking generically at the industry of data science and one of the questions we hear most often: am I a good fit? Specifically, people are wondering if they have the right skills and…

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What’s the Difference Between a Data Analyst, a Data Engineer, and a Data Scientist

By Erika Parker Price | June 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Data, data, data…. there’s so much being generated daily in our modern world. Not just in the form of posts, stories, and links on the Internet, but also all those fancy, new job titles. Data Engineer. Data Analyst. Data Scientist. What’s the difference? Does one lead to another? What kind of skills, education, and experience…

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How much money do Data Scientists make?

By yasmin | May 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

How is it that a job that most people had never even heard of five years ago has become such a hot commodity in the job listings?  Simply put, data is money. Companies make decisions every day that impact the bottom line and the more informed they are, the more impactful these decisions can be.…

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How much salary can I make as a web developer? 

By yasmin | April 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you’ve already decided you want a job as a computer programmer and are particularly interested in focusing on websites, you may be wondering how much money you can expect to earn in this career. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the 2017 median base salary for a web developer was $68,000. Web…

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Check out our new video “Bellevue Data Analytics Course”

By yasmin | March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

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Check out our new video “Learn to Code”

By yasmin | February 19, 2018 | 1 Comment

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Tech meetup in Tukwila/Seatac

By yasmin | February 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The sun was surprisingly out on a chilly winter day in Seattle. It felt very positive driving towards Tukwila with a couple of dozen donuts for our first Tech meetup on the South-end of Seattle. Arriving a little too early, I started setting up the room as I saw some familiar faces walk in. We…

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What is Coding?

By Erika Parker Price | December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Coding academies. Coding bootcamps. Learn to Code. You hear the word coding so often in the news today, but no one ever seems to define it. You know it has something to do with computer programming and what makes computers run, but what does it actually mean? Here’s one definition of code to get us…

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New Location – Renton/Tukwila

By yasmin | October 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Several students have asked for a long time for a location in South Seattle. We heard you!!! We are pleased to announce a new location to make it easy for all our students from South Seattle. Our new location is in Tukwila/Renton.  Address: 14900 Interurban Ave S. Suite 271, Tukwila, WA 98168 Our next Full…

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