The Momen­tum Blog

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


Momentum Celebrates One Year Anniversary of Sponsorships with Spencer Health Solutions FEATURED

Momen­tum Cel­e­brates Cor­po­rate Spon­sor­ship Suc­cess with Spencer Health Solutions

Momentum graduate Albany Prince just celebrated her one-year anniversary at Spencer Health Solutions, the same company that sponsored her during her time in the Momentum program.
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Upskilling and Reskilling to Advance DEI at Work

In any company, the potential to grow and develop as an individual is an appealing recruitment and retention tool. Employees want to feel valued, respected, and worthy – and when companies take time to invest in their employees, they demonstrate a commitment to that growth and development.
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The Most In-Demand Tech Skills for 2022

The tech job market has made a rapid recovery post pandemic seeing over 43,200 jobs added from March to May 2022. As job growth exceeds even pre-pandemic levels, firms are struggling to find qualified individuals to fill their IT roles.
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Why Upskilling Employ­ees Mat­ters in Tech — Now More Than Ever

In this post, we outline five reasons why upskilling employees matters now more than ever.
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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.
Talent Transformation FEATURED

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 Pendo.io
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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.
Caktus Group Invests in Scholarships with Momentum to Build Net New Tech Talent Featured

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.