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Jess Feldman, content manager for Course Report, met with Edgar Ayala virtually to talk about his experience with a university IT bootcamp. Ayala is a recent alum of UT Arlington’s Cloud Engineering Bootcamp powered by QuickStart (watch the full video here).
Every day, 500 plus websites are built using WordPress. This popular content management system, or CMS, powers more than 60 million websites on the internet. It’s no secret that many prefer the platform because of its versatile and user-friendly interface.
Amazon may have become a household name by being the most popular e-commerce site, but its Amazon Web Services (AWS) subsidiary is also the largest cloud provider in the world. Its market position makes AWS an important skill set for new and experienced tech professionals.
Python is one of the most popular programming languages in existence, a distinction it has enjoyed for years. Programmers all over the world use Python for a variety of projects, including artificial intelligence, machine learning, web development, desktop applications, and more.
It is well-known that acquiring cloud certifications helps an individual further their career. Certifications give employers peace of mind that they are hiring someone with the right skillset, knowledge, and qualifications to enhance the organization’s desire for distributed data. Those skills and qualifications are highly valued in today’s competitive job market, and those seeking cloud certifications are likely to quickly see a return on their investment and effort.
When the QuickStart team publishes information on the growth of IT career disciplines, we typically find many publications talking about job growth in the abstract. However, a quick Google search of artificial intelligence jobs shows page after page of paid Google ads seeking candidates for top paying jobs!!! Apple, Google, Intel, Accenture…all spend money to hire candidates for their open roles, except maybe Google (I have always wondered if they charge themselves to place ads on Google). There is no question that skills in both AI and machine learning are hot commodities and are only getting hotter.
Amazon Web Services, or AWS, is an essential skill for anyone working with cloud. AWS tops Indeed’s list of in-demand tech skills for cloud jobs, followed by Java, Python, Azure, and SQL. This versatile cloud-computing platform offers a variety of certifications for different experience levels. The foundational certification is for 6 months’ experience in AWS, associate is for 1 years’ experience in AWS, and professional is for 2 years’ experience in AWS. Specialty certifications are also available.
In September 2020, when many schools introduced remote learning due to the pandemic, 80% of the 1.1 million people who left the workforce were women. Now that schools are opening their doors, mothers are returning to the workforce. The IRS will begin the monthly Child Tax Credit payments in July, making it a well-timed government program for moms furthering their careers. Eligible families will receive monthly payments for each child seventeen and under (for more information, please visit https://rb.gy/7dsdzz or https://rb.gy/7aszhy).