When Verious Smith graduated college, he was like many young entry-level software engineers—he planned to get a job in technology and climb the ladder, eventually reaching the Promised Land, Silicon Valley. That was in 2010, and the number of jobs for tech workers in that region was unparalleled in the world. So it was reasonable … Read More
The nonprofit organization that manages domain names has rejected a proposal to sell the .org top-level domain to a private company, and organizations all over the world that have a .org website breathed a sigh of relief. Ethos Capital, a Pennsylvania-based private equity group, submitted an offer in November to buy the Public Interest Registry … Read More
You can now enroll in our Remote Learning program for as cheap as… free! WP Code Camp now offers a matching grant for crowd sourcing your tuition. This means, for every dollar you raise, we’ll match it with a dollar. So, if you raise half of your tuition, we’ll pay the other half, and the … Read More
Nobody’s denying that the U.S.—and likely the world—are about to feel an economic slowdown. Some are expecting recession or full-blown depression and the unemployment rate to exceed 10 percent. But web and software development—and most of the tech sector—have been growing much faster than the average employment sector for many years. So many in the … Read More
A lot of jobs outside of the technology sector are expected to shrink in the aftermath of the COVID-19 shutdown, and some in the tech field—and outside too—are updating their resumes and getting ready to start a job hunt, either because of layoffs or because they want to be part of the boom in tech … Read More
With the world in COVID-19 lock down, web developers and tech professionals have found themselves in an advantageous position: They can easily do their job without physically being near anyone. But with so many businesses closing down, surely business is going to suffer for web developers, right?
Not at all, say many tech industry professionals.