Since accepting my first developer job I keep hearing one question from others making a career switch or learning development…how did you do it?
As word started to get out that I accepted a job offer, the questions started coming in. Why Bloc? Is it worth the money? Can someone without a tech background really get a job with Bloc’s course?
Let’s go backwards and start with that last question.
I’m a “career changer” with no background in technology or development. I have a degree in finance from the University of Central Florida and have worked for a wealth management firm since college, eventually becoming the Director of Operations and a registered Financial Advisor. I chose Bloc.io as my “bootcamp” to navigate the transition from financial services into software development. …
I’m currently a student in Bloc’s Part-time Web Development course. And I work full time where I lead a team of 8. And I have an adorable puppy that I’m solely responsible for. And about once a month I volunteer for an emotional intelligence workshop for about 30 hours over a single weekend. Oh and I’m training for my first marathon later this year.
So what’s a day in my life look like?
My typical weekday looks like this: