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"Presenting Your Best Self in the Job Market" - Tech Talk with Josh Matthews

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We have another awesome Tech Talk for you with guest speaker Josh Matthews, Vice President of Technology Staffing Solutions for Robert Half Technology. With years of experience at all levels of Technical Staffing, Josh has seen the dos and don'ts of job search in our industry. This is an excellent chance to learn how to really present your best self in the job market and get advice on how to land a job that's will be the right fit for you!


28 May 2018
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Tech Talk: Megan Bigelow of PDXWIT

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An oldie but a goodie — check out this awesome Tech Talk with Megan Bigelow, Co-Founder of PDX Women in Tech! Megan speaks about her experience with the PDX WIT non-profit organization and a few tips that have contributed to her success. Be sure to join us for her upcoming Tech Talk Friday, June 15 @ 1 PM! Find out more and RSVP at Meetup.com/techacademy


01 Jun 2018
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Why Isn't This Working? A Practical Demonstration of Debugging

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Check out last week's Tech Talk "Why Isn't This Working? A Practical Demonstration of Debugging" with Tech Academy co-founder Erik Gross! In this video Erik demonstrates, through several real-world examples, different approaches to diagnosing and correcting errors in your code. Tune in and learn how to think like a developer!


04 Jun 2018
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The Tech Academy Grand Re-Opening Celebration

Posted By: Lindsey Young, Marketing Director

Renovations began early this year to give the Tech Academy courseroom and offices a much needed face lift. Our goal was to create a welcoming, modern environment that added to the student experience at The Tech Academy, reflects who we are as a company, and that we are proud to tour prospective students and partners through. It’s been a long couple months of hard work, long nights and manual labor, but renovations are finally complete and we’re ready to show off our new digs! In addition to updating our existing offices and course room, we’ve expanded to the second floor of the Board of Trade building - almost doubling our square footage! This expansion allowed us to add a dedicated Tech Talk area, and a proper student lounge/lunchroom to our campus. Students can now study in the course room without the distraction of a Tech Talk or event encroaching on their space, or unwind in the lunchroom without worry of disturbing others. The Tech Academy is hosting a Grand Re-Opening celebration on Thursday, June 14 to show off our newly remodeled campus to our friends, family and the entire Portland tech community! Join us for happy hour food and drinks, networking, and a tour of the school! Doors will open for a catered Happy Hour at 5:30 p.m., followed by a brief welcome presentation by Tech Academy Co-Founder Erik Gross, George Fox Professor Dr. Brent Wilson, and Miss Oregon 2017 Harley Emery at 6 p.m. For more details and to RSVP for this event, visit our MeetUp page at: Meetup.com/techacademy


06 Jun 2018
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Tech Talk with Megan Bigelow: "My Foundation: From Rural Kid to Community Organizer"

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Here's a Tech Talk you don't want to miss! Last Friday we had the pleasure of having Megan Bigelow, Co-Founder and President of PDXWIT, give another fantastic Tech Talk and The Tech Academy. Megan's talk is titled "My Foundation: From Rural Kid to Community Organizer", in which she discusses her journey from being raised in a small, rural town to creating and leading PDXWIT. PDXWIT (Portland Women in Tech) is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to "strengthen Portland women in the tech community by offering: educational programs, partnerships, mentorships, resources and opportunities." Find out more about PDXWIT by visiting pdxwit.org !


18 Jun 2018
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