Bloc, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 days ago

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  • How Bloc Prepares Job-Ready Developers and Designers

    Are you still searching for an online coding bootcamp to join? Let us help you out. Whether you have a technical background or not, we know it can be hard to navigate which program or curriculum is best suited for your goals. Quality > Quantity Hiring managers are looking for candidates that are well-versed in... Read more » The post How Bloc Prepares Job-Ready Developers and Designers appeared f...

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

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  • 5 Tips to Maximize your Negotiating Power

    Entering a new field can be intimidating. You’re confident in your abilities, but do you feel confident in negotiating your new salary? We want Bloc students to know their worth. Below are five tips to help you maximize your negotiating power and make the most of your new role. Do Your Research To make any... Read more » The post 5 Tips to Maximize your Negotiating Power appeared first on Bloc Bl...

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • How Bloc Designs Designers

    This week our team is excited to share a Tech Talk given by our Designer Track Program Director, Chris Courtney (known at Bloc as C2). In this powerful talk, Chris discusses the common patterns in our most successful students, what the industry defines as a great designer, and how Bloc is building them. Below we’ve... Read more » The post How Bloc Designs Designers appeared first on Bloc Blog.

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • The Job Application Process Survival Guide: Part II

    Feel like job hunting isn’t getting you anywhere? For the second part of our Job Application Process Survival Guide, Bloc reached out to 50 of its alumni to ask, “What was your secret to finding a job?” We’ve looked for patterns in our alumni feedback and distilled them down to these five core ideas. 1.... Read more » The post The Job Application Process Survival Guide: Part II appeared first on ...

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • How I Discovered My Desire to Learn to Code

    Authored by Brian Douglas  (aka BDougie) In the fall of 2013, I found myself in the hospital for 10 weeks due to the premature birth of my son, who came 11 weeks early. It was tough for my wife and me. We essentially lived in our small hospital room for 12 weeks, only going home... Read more » The post How I Discovered My Desire to Learn to Code appeared first on Bloc Blog.

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • The Architect and the Builder: Web Designers vs Web Developers

    When researching a new career, it’s important to know the duties of the role you’re looking into. Companies occasionally use the job titles “Web Developer” and “Web Designer” interchangeably when seeking out their services. Although the two do work symbiotically, their functions are very different. As an analogy, let’s compare the two to the roles... Read more » The post The Architect and the Bui...

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Positioning & Presence
Type: Page Design Update

Generated 1 month ago

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

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  • 4 Tips on How to Turn Your Daydream into your Day Job

    It has become commonplace to assume that to be working is to be miserable (enforced by memes expressing agony at terms like “adulting” or “Mondays”). When referencing our careers, we often use the term “making a living”, forgetting along the way that our jobs are how we will spend a large portion of our lives.... Read more » The post 4 Tips on How to Turn Your Daydream into your Day Job appeared ...

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 months ago

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  • Learning with Bloc = Training at Amazon

    Earlier this year, Bloc met Alexa- Amazon Alexa, that is. Amazon Alexa is the voice-activated operating system for the Amazon Echo. You may have seen a few of the company’s funny commercials, featuring Alec Baldwin, advertising the product’s various capabilities. Since hitting the market, Amazon Echo as well as many other household intelligence hardwares, have... Read more » The post Learning wit...

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 months ago

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  • Dear portfolio…

    Chris Courtney is the Director of the Design Program at Bloc, Training Director for SND.org, and Mentor for imermanangels.org. Chris is speaking at interaction17 and hosting a meetup in New York on February 4. Follow him on Twitter to find out how you can meet Chris and other Bloc members.  Every week, several designer portfolios... Read more » The post Dear portfolio… appeared first on Bloc Blog...

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Conversion
Type: Landing Page

Generated 3 months ago

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Conversion
Type: Landing Page

Generated 3 months ago

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Conversion
Type: Landing Page

Generated 3 months ago

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 months ago

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  • Don’t Learn to Code in 2017

    If you want to fail at something, make it your New Year’s resolution. “I will get in shape,” “I will be a better friend,” and “I will learn to code” are all unattainable goals. Goals in general are misguided and formless ideas. Achieving something is the result of many small steps performed consistently, not the... Read more » The post Don’t Learn to Code in 2017 appeared first on Bloc Blog.

  • Career Advice for Bootcamp Grads

    Bloc is the original online bootcamp, with over 80 professional developers in our network of mentors. We sat down with one of our most experienced mentors, Jonathan Linowes, to get his take on how to get your first developer job. Meet Jonathan In over 20 years in software development, Jonathan has worked at eight companies including... Read more » The post Career Advice for Bootcamp Grads appeare...

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 months ago

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  • 6 Best Pre-Bootcamp Tutorials

    Bootcamps are designed to prepare you for a new job as a developer. After teaching new skills to thousands of students over the years, we’ve seen that success can depend heavily on how much you’ve learned pre-bootcamp. Bloc’s most successful students are the ones that tinker on their own before taking the dive. If you are... Read more » The post 6 Best Pre-Bootcamp Tutorials appeared first on Blo...

  • Using Stack Overflow Like a Pro

    Developers and designers of all skill levels spend time on Stack Overflow. If you have a technical question – simple, complex, or anywhere in between – you can ask it on Stack Overflow. If you Google an error message from some code you’ve written, a link to a Stack Overflow page will often be one... Read more » The post Using Stack Overflow Like a Pro appeared first on Bloc Blog.

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 months ago

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  • A Comparison of Frontend and Backend Web Development

    Frontend vs Backend Web Development When searching for web development jobs, you’ll find a wide variety of requirements. Languages, frameworks, and methodologies may differ, but there are two aspects of web development that will be common for all jobs: frontend and backend. Some jobs may require full-stack skills, but full-stack is merely a combination of... Read more » The post A Comparison of F...

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 months ago

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  • Bloc Student Spotlight: From stay-at-home mom to Jr. Software Engineer at Orca Health

    Emiko is a current Bloc student and Girl Develop It Scholarship winner. She recently landed a job as a Jr. Software Engineer at Orca Health. Previous to Bloc, Emiko was a stay-at-home mom. We asked her a few questions about her Bloc experience. Bloc: What were you doing before Bloc? Emiko: I was a stay-at-home mom, trying... Read more » The post Bloc Student Spotlight: From stay-at-home mom to Jr...

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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  • The Joys and Challenges of Hiring Developer Bootcamp Grads

    Written by Brittany Martin and originally posted on her blog I was recently asked to speak on a Winning the Talent War: Building a Diverse Community of Junior Developers & Technical Talent panel in Pittsburgh. The idea was to gather HR executives to listen to tech talks and a panel discussion around solving Pittsburgh’s small tech talent pool.... Read more » The post The Joys and Challenges of Hi...

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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  • A Day in the Life: Tech Lead

    Written by Megan Marquardt, Tech Lead at Bloc 9:30 am Today seems like a bacon day. After the usual bus jaunt, I swing by my breakfast spot and swipe the last bacon breakfast sandwich. I head up to the office and post up in the kitchen. I catch up on the usual list — code reviews I... Read more » The post A Day in the Life: Tech Lead appeared first on Bloc Blog.

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

New blog articles detected

  • Should I Enroll In A Bootcamp Over the Holidays?

    As we head into winter, one of Bloc’s commonly asked questions becomes “Should I enroll in a bootcamp over the holidays?”. It’s a fair question. On the one hand, people start thinking about traveling home for the holidays, spending time with loved ones, or perhaps getting away and finding someplace warm.  At the same time, we’re ambitious... Read more » The post Should I Enroll In A Bootcamp Over...

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Conversion
Type: Landing Page

Generated 5 months ago

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Conversion
Type: Landing Page

Generated 5 months ago

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Conversion
Type: Landing Page

Generated 5 months ago

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Conversion
Type: Landing Page

Generated 5 months ago

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Conversion
Type: Landing Page

Generated 5 months ago

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Conversion
Type: Landing Page

Generated 5 months ago

Bloc, Inc.

Category: Conversion
Type: Landing Page

Generated 5 months ago

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