Career Change: Is the Tech World Part of Your Future?

At Hackbright Academy, we see students come from different backgrounds and professions to make a career change into the world of tech. We applaud anyone who takes a look around at what they’re currently doing, decides it’s not for them, and finds a way to make a career change. We’re even more thrilled when that career change leads them into software engineering.

Is Tech a Good Career?


Is Tech a Good Career?


You can find a good career in the technology industry, especially if you enjoy problem-solving and continuous learning. Job opportunities in tech tend to grow as the field grows, so relocating to a tech-centered city or being willing to work remotely can help you find a good tech career.

Why Do You Want a Career in Tech?

One of the most important questions you can answer for yourself is why do you want a career in tech? Tech can be a challenging and rewarding career field for those who are passionate about it. Money is fine as a motivator when combined with passion, but it may not be a good enough reason by itself. We hope you’ll take the time to learn if tech is right for you and your future.

How Can I Change My Career Into Technology?


How Can I Change My Career Into Technology?


Once you’ve figured out whether or not tech is for you, you’ll need to figure out the best way to learn the skills needed to change your career. Coding bootcamps are an alternative to traditional learning paths that may interest you because of their accelerated courses and relatively quick completion time. Programs can be completed in a matter of weeks instead of years.

Can I Change My Career Path With No Experience?

Whether or not you want to change your career to focus on tech or something else, you’ll need to learn new skills. That being said, you don’t have to have any current experience in order to get started. Figuring out what you know now and what you need to learn is a good first step.

Is Working in Tech Stressful?


Is Working in Tech Stressful?


There are a lot of factors that go into creating a stressful job environment, which means there are stressful tech jobs, but, that also means there are non-stressful tech jobs. If you’re interested in working in the technology industry and you don’t want a stressful job, you can still find a good fit.

Are There Less Stressful Tech Jobs?

The more you understand about what kind of tech jobs are out there, the more likely you are to find one that’s less stressful for you. For example, if you find that you really like back-end development, chances are that programming positions that focus on that aspect will be more engaging and less stressful for you. We like giving you options at Hackbright, which is why we teach a full-stack that you can go on to use in a variety of positions in the tech industry.

Take 12 Weeks and Become a Software Engineer

You could change your career and enter the tech world with Hackbright’s 12-week Full-Time Software Engineering course. This course is designed to take amateur coders and give them the skills and support necessary to pursue jr. software development positions quickly.

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