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SPICED Joins A New Industry Standard for Reporting Student Outcomes

by Shilpa Melissa Rodrigues |

We are happy to announce that we are now a member of the Council on Integrity in Results Reporting (CIRR)! This means that we will start reporting our student outcomes using the CIRR methodology, an industry-wide standard for reporting student …

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#CareerReady: How To Be Someone People Want To Work With

by Shilpa Melissa Rodrigues |

Welcome to the last post in our series on #CareerReady skills.  These are professional development skills that most 21st century jobs require. Today, we’re focused on what it means to be an effective team member. You’ll often see “team player” …

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#CareerReady: How to Lead for the Jobs of Tomorrow

by Shilpa Melissa Rodrigues |

Welcome to week four of five in our series on #CareerReady skills.  These are professional development skills that most 21st century jobs require. Today, we’re focused on Leadership! Many of us will not have a so-called “fancy” title in our …

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#CareerReady: How to Make Decisions to Succeed in Your Career

by Shilpa Melissa Rodrigues |

Welcome to week three of five in our series on #CareerReady skills.  These are professional development skills that most 21st century jobs require. Today, we’re focused on Decision Making! If you really think about it, we make decisions all the …

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#CareerReady: How to Cultivate Creativity for a Fulfilling Career

by Shilpa Melissa Rodrigues |

Welcome to week two of five in our series on #CareerReady skills.  These are professional development skills that most 21st century jobs require. This week, it’s all about Creativity! What is Creativity anyway? Let’s start by defining this word because …

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#CareerReady: Why Critical Thinking is Vital for Your Career

by Shilpa Melissa Rodrigues |

Here at SPICED Academy, we give our students the skills, knowledge and mindset to become a high-performing software engineer. But wait, becoming an in-demand software engineer requires more than just a great knack for coding! It requires a set of …

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Tired of Trump? Here’s Why You Should Move to Berlin.

by Paul Fowler |

Like Brexit, Donald Trump’s victory came as a seismic shock to just about everyone on the international stage. Also like Brexit, it left young, ambitious millennials considering whether the country they were born in really felt like home any more. …

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Should I Go Back to College, or Go to a Coding Bootcamp?

by Paul Fowler |

These days it kinda feels like everyone’s telling you to learn to code, right? Learning how to code is swiftly becoming one of the most important skills to know in today’s job market, and many people are therefore interested in getting …

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A New Life, A New Country, A New Future: Obay’s SPICED Journey

by Paul Fowler |

Two years ago Obay graduated in Civil Engineering in his home country of Syria. In search of more opportunities and a brighter future, he started to look abroad for ways to develop professionally. He’d always had an interest in moving …

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Viktor Was A Professional Chef. Now He’s Learning to Code.

by Paul Fowler |

Viktor trained as a professional chef but, after years in the business, realized it wasn’t for him. Having decided he wanted to change career paths, he started seeking out a role in which he could work independently and at home. …

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