The Momen­tum Blog

Expert advice, handy resources, and how-tos for career chang­ers and tech teams.

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Why Cus­tomer Ser­vice Reps Make Great Soft­ware Engineers

Changing career paths can be a daunting task. When making the switch from one career to another, individuals within and outside of the tech industry tend to overlook the multitude of transferable skills they already possess.
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Momen­tum Announces Full Tuition Spon­sor­ship Oppor­tu­ni­ty with insightsoftware

Momentum announces full tuition sponsorship opportunity with insightsoftware for the May 16, 2022 class.
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Meet Joce­lyn: Senior Tech­ni­cal Engi­neer at Pen​do​.io and Momen­tum Graduate

Jocelyn invested in herself by attending the Momentum software engineering course and has been thriving in her career at
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Prepar­ing to Search: Com­put­er Sci­ence Boot­camp North Carolina?

If you are thinking about a career change to software engineering and searching for the right bootcamp, we outline all the things you need to consider.
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How to Iden­ti­fy Employ­ee Train­ing and Devel­op­ment Needs

Companies that seek to identify employee training and development needs to develop in-house talent need to invest in cultivating talent in the surrounding community.
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Con­fronting IT Tal­ent Shortages

The tech industry continues to adjust to changes in the workplace, and the growing need for IT talent, labor shortages, and rising wages continues to create harsh competition in the industry.
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Tech Tal­ent Recruit­ing: Iden­ti­fy­ing Hid­den Tal­ent Sources dur­ing the Labor Shortage

Companies are closing the tech talent recruiting gap by closing the opportunity gap: tech talent recruiting leads are beginning to partner with software engineering bootcamps and other training organizations to cultivate net new tech talent.
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Cak­tus Group Invests in Schol­ar­ships with Momen­tum to Build Net New Tech Talent

In 2021, Caktus made a commitment to partner with Momentum and train new software engineers by sponsoring a group of students through Momentum’s full-stack engineering program.
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Four Best Prac­tices to Exe­cute Your Employ­ee Reten­tion Strategy

In this post, we share best practices to execute your employee retention strategy with leaders of professional development and training teams.
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Improve Tech Tal­ent Reten­tion through Employ­ee Train­ing and Development

Are you a manager or senior leader struggling to combat the rising wave of resignations in your company, and seeking proven strategies to improve talent retention?
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Top Tech Tal­ent Insights of 2021

As 2022 begins, we're reflecting on the top tech talent insights of 2021.
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Tal­ent Trans­for­ma­tion in 2021 — Our Year in Review

As 2021 comes to a close, the Momentum team overviews some of our favorite talent transformation stories of the year.