Top 10 Best Cities for Tech Jobs
Silicon Valley shouldn't be the only location on the radar of developers and programmers looking to land a career in tech. Here are ten of the best cities for tech jobs in the U.S. and what you can expect to be paid as a developer.
Your 2021 Web Developer Salary Guide
This salary guide will set baseline expectations for what you can earn as a developer in 2021 — and can even help you avoid undercutting yourself in salary negotiations.
How to Navigate Difficult Topics in Professional Settings
Whether you’re a job seeker or an established employee at a company, you bring your life experiences, identity, personality, and values to professional spaces. It’s nearly impossible to fully separate our professional selves from our personal selves – nor should we have to.
Networking Remotely: Tips for Connecting During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Not only is it possible to create relationships with peers remotely throughout the world, but the ease and speed of these connections often make them more ideal than managing the logistics of meeting face-to-face.
How to Navigate Your Job Search During the Coronavirus Pandemic
If you’re job searching right now, you may be wondering what affect the pandemic will have on hiring and interviewing while hiring managers are out of the office. Fortunately, if you’re a BloomTech grad, you’re already an expert at remote work.
How to Use GitHub to Get (and keep!) a Recruiter's Attention
GitHub is a web platform for web developers where you can store your projects, collaborations, and curated personal information for prospective employers and curious admirers of your work.
Sort of Ready: Tips for Operating Outside Your Comfort Zone
Take time to reflect and dissect what aspects of a task or situation are making you feel ill-prepared or uneasy. Then, begin to develop actionable steps that can help shrink down that doubt and give you confidence.
Improve Your Job Application Success With These 6 Hacks
Job hunters tend to make the same mistakes that keep them from finding employment. If you can streamline your process now, you’ll save yourself a lot of time in the future.
How to Network on LinkedIn (and Why You Should)
LinkedIn has a lot to offer and with millions of users, it’s an incredibly robust network to learn and grow with. As a career coach, I notice a few common issues in the LinkedIn habits of my students – and today I’ll be sharing how to avoid them.
3 Ways to Bring More Positivity to Your Job Search in 2020
Looking for a job can be incredibly stressful, and it can be really easy to get discouraged and bogged down by the endless stream of job descriptions and applications. But take heart! The new year is a great time to be hunting.
How to Set (and Meet!) Job Search Goals During the Holidays
Though it is tempting to think this season call for a pause in your job search because many companies will not be hiring, it is actually an opportunity to get ahead of the game and stay ready for any opportunities that may come your way.
How to Avoid Undercutting Yourself in Salary Negotiations
Doing your research ahead of time will give you the information you need to negotiate the best possible offer and ensure that you are making a good impression to your potential employer.
26 Common Behavioral Questions to Practice Before Any Interview
Today we're sharing 26 behavioral questions you should be prepared to answer ahead of any job interview. While you should tailor your response for each company and role you interview for, you can recycle much of the content, which saves you time preparing for individual interviews.
Technical Job Interview Tips to Prep You For Success
Before your interview, consider the behavioral basics and most common interview questions you may receive about you and your work. As you prepare, review these three key areas to maximize your narrative.
Common Technical Job Interview Questions – and Tips to Help You Ace Them
Demonstrate your communication and problem solving skills by talking through your thought process. Even if you talk through several ideas, your interviewers will better understand how you came to a solution and see your creative, analytical mind shine.
The 4 Keys of Interview Etiquette
First impressions are important, but during a job interview, the stakes are especially high. Careful research ahead of time can help you make a great first impression and start your interviews on a positive note.
8 Questions to Ask at the End of a Job Interview
As stressful as it can be to have the tables turned at the end of the interview, asking smart, informed questions can help underline that you are excited about this job opportunity.
How to Land Your First Data Science Role Without an Advanced Degree
How can you, a job seeker who may not meet all of the listed educational or technical requirements, get hired? Follow these three rules: Be flexible, be realistic, and use your network.
How to Negotiate Multiple Job Offers
After all the hard work you’ve put in at BloomTech, finally being offered a position in your field is cause for celebration — and a relief. But when you get more than one offer, the situation can quickly turn stressful.
The 3 Secrets to Landing a Job Faster
The sooner you begin to prepare for your eventual job search, the more quickly you’ll land a job after BloomTech – and here are three ways to land a job even quicker.
Create Your First Budget in 7 Simple Steps
By creating a budget, you’re giving your money a purpose and a home. You are able to proactively determine where your money is going to go and how it’s going to work best for you.
How to Write a Stand-Out Resume
Your resume is your entry point to a company — your first impression, the first information a hiring manager knows about you, and your first shot at your dream job. Making that entrance as strong as possible, from the start, matters.
7 Ways to Evaluate a Job Offer
Finding a job is like a marathon, one that takes four months on average, so preparing to do your due diligence during that marathon, while also maintaining perspective, is important. Approaching your job search in bite-sized pieces will help you stay motivated to find the best match for you.
How to Negotiate a Higher Starting Salary
With so much young talent trying to get a foot in the door, you may feel nervous about how your skills compare. So how can you ensure you don’t under or over-sell yourself with your first offer?
How to Combat Imposter Syndrome
Although imposter syndrome can span an individual’s entire career, new professionals entering the field are the most susceptible to feeling unqualified for their hard-earned new positions. So how can you combat feelings of inadequacy and keep it from interfering in your life?
How to Succeed as a Woman in Tech
You have worked tirelessly to practice and refine your skills and are starting to prepare for your next professional step. What can you expect and how can you set a positive trajectory in a male-dominated field?
How to use LinkedIn to Land an Interview
If attending live networking events is not your thing, consider that there are many creative ways to connect using social media such as LinkedIn that can be just as effective as in-person socializing.
6 Ways to Source Job Opportunities
Fortunately, some of the things that make the job search anxiety inducing (Social media profiles to maintain! Online job boards with thousands of listings!) can also make that search more productive and focused.
10 Things to do in a Career Transition
Transitioning to a new career might seem like a scary process, but with the proper strategy, it can be a great learning experience that will benefit your earning potential for decades.
18 Tips For Success at Your First UX Job
Getting your first job in the UX field is an accomplishment to celebrate. You have an exciting career ahead, but don’t get too comfortable - the UX world is competitive and you’ll need to work hard to differentiate yourself.
Actionable Tips To Get You Interview-Ready
Picture this – you are preparing for your first interview at your dream job. You know candidates with similar experience will apply for the position – here are three ways to ensure you make a great first impression.
How to Craft an Effective Elevator Pitch
You’ll get the most out of any first interview if you’ve taken the time to prepare and rehearse a 90-second summary that highlights your skills and experience, leaving you plenty of time to shine.
What Recruiters Wish They Knew Before Hiring You
So you’ve finished school or are preparing to enter a new career in the tech job market – here's how you can you stand out against a sea of candidates with similar skills and resumes.
6 Ways to Succeed in Your First Three Months on the Job
In many ways, your first three months on the job is an extended interview for your employer to examine your motivation and growth, and a critical opportunity for you to cement your place at your new company.