August 1, 2017
Java Developers Columbus

Columbus Student Spotlight: Brent Milan

Learn why We Can Code IT grads bring more than tech skills to the table in my interview with Java Developer, and soon to be grad, Brent Milan
May 26, 2017

50% Off Summer Coding Series During Our 2017 Memorial Day Sale — Hurry, limited seats!

Hurry! Now through May 31, save up to $600 off our Summer Coding Series. There are limited seats, so get this offer before it’s too late. Use coupon code mem17. Learn how to code in 3 days, for everything from web design to application development. We’re now offering flexible schedules for: HTML/CSS JavaScript Python (Beginner and Intermediate) Ruby (Beginner and Intermediate) Register today, and use coupon code mem17 to save up to $600 per class! Offer Ends May 31!
May 15, 2017
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Coding Bootcamps: Everyone Needs to Learn How to Code

Another shout-out from Crain’s Cleveland Business regarding We Can Code IT’s coding boot camp! Read the full story here:
February 15, 2017
Blue collar backlash in technology

Blue-collar Backlash: Are We Too Arrogant in IT?

Some things really get IT folks riled up. One of them is a recent article in Wired claiming that coding is the next big blue collar job. While it sounds like a sign of hope and opportunity, it’s created a backlash amongst IT professionals -- one that uncovers the “belly of the beast.” As an industry insider, I've heard this blue collar job idea unleash fears, assumptions and what sounds like territorial sandbox whining amongst software developers, as in "Here comes more crappy code" or "These guys won't be experienced enough to do what I do."
February 1, 2017
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We Can Code IT on NPR’s Sound of Ideas

We Can Code IT's Lauren Holloway inspires women of color in tech! Listen to her inspiring journey on NPR's Sound of Ideas.
December 21, 2016

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– Andy Laytin, Manager, IT Development, SQL DBAs Architecture, University Hospitals

It takes 6 to 9 months to bring a new developer up to speed. In IT, recruiting top talent is super competitive. So it makes sense to train your internal talent pool, right? A great idea, but most companies find cross-training employees is time-consuming and demands training expertise they don’t always have.  We can help you with this process by applying our assessment tools.  These will help you find out which employees would be best for cross-training as well as which canidates are most adept to join your company.

When growth or turnover hits your IT team, research shows it costs a business about 20% of an employee’s salary to hire and train new talent. If a developer is paid in the neighborhood of $80–$120K —the hiring and training process costs your business up to $24K.*