Blog Category: Alumni

Email Marketing, Channel Strategy and Website Optimization: The Top 3 Skills Korinne Munson Took Away From the Digital Marketing Boot Camp

For Korinne Munson — a senior communications professional in the wine and spirits industry —  enrolling in Berkeley Digital Marketing Boot Camp wasn’t about landing a new role. It was about continuing what she’s done for years — but doing it better. “The largest brand voices are now entirely digital,” said Korinne. “I wasn’t feeling 100 percent up-to-snuff with those…

How to Choose the Right Recruiter: Tips From an Expert

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When changing careers, who you know is often just as important as what you know, so it’s a good idea to start building your professional network as early as possible. Industry and networking events are great ways to build connections with others in the tech field by not only granting you direct access to helpful…

After Years of Searching, One Learner Finds Her Calling Through a UX/UI Boot Camp

After graduating college with a bachelor’s degree in international affairs, Saskia Mick worked a broad range of jobs: from waiting tables to designing floral arrangements to working at her local library. While each position presented opportunities and challenges, Saskia struggled to find a career path that truly energized and excited her — until she enrolled in a…

To Succeed in Data Analytics, Adopt an Open Mind

Sri Nivedita Ramakrishnan was happy in her career as a business analyst, but she didn’t exactly feel challenged or that she had room for growth. After four years in this role, she began looking to numbers—specifically, to data—to push her career forward.  “I saw colleagues and others in my network succeeding thanks to extra knowledge of…

10 Effective Job Search Strategies, According to a Software Engineer

After selling the tech start-up he co-founded, Charles Gedeon wondered what to tackle next. While handling operations at his company, he’d always been fascinated by the work done by the coders on his team, so that seemed like a good place to start.  “That whole process pulled me in,” Charles said. “So I started dabbling with it…