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3 Tips To Help You Negotiate The Salary You’ve Always Wanted

Recent Galvanize web development graduate Tosin Awofeso happened to be sitting in a workshop about salary negotiation when he got a call with a job offer. He says in that moment he had the confidence to fight for the salary he wanted — and…

12 Inspirational Stories About Women Who Code

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Currently, women only represent 18 percent of the workforce in tech. While you might look towards education to fill this gap, the number of women obtaining computer science degrees hovers around the same percentage. And yet, in 2014, 38 percent of graduates from coding…

How Is Your Business Supporting Your Customers?

How One Company Connects With Customers It Never Meets

For much of the 20th century, businesses were focused on extracting resources, creating products, and providing services that simply met the needs of their customer. And yet, as they focused on what the customer was purchasing, very little emphasis was put towards how customers…

4 Tips to Attracting Talent With Company Culture

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When interviewing potential candidates, being transparent with one’s culture can help everyone decide if it’s going to be a good fit for all. Kate Catlin of Flock sat down with a group of women at Galvanize to ask them how might companies be more…

An Unconventional Journey for a Female Scientist to Web Developer

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Some in the tech industry may call me an “alternative candidate.” I don’t have a computer science degree, and I’ve never had an internship at a tech company. Even worse, a year and a half ago, I wasn’t even working in a field involving…

5 Ways to Succeed at Your Next Whiteboard Interview

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Having a job interview on the books can be incredibly stressful. But if you’re expecting the interviewer to insist on the whiteboard to show off your abilities, it doesn’t have to be nerve wrecking. Mukai Matsiga of Galvanize provides some insight on how this portion of…

7 Necessary Steps for Creating a Compelling Brand Story

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Galvanize recently teamed up with Erin Berman from Blackbeard Studios, a digital marketing agency based out of San Francisco, to host a storytelling workshop. Erin has helped dozens of startups learn how to share their story through her service as a storyteller and mentor at…

5 Lessons Learned When Women Founders Go Against the Flow

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Imagine a world where just as many women started businesses as men. Galvanize teamed up with Go Against the Flow, a movement to encourage 1 million women to be entrepreneurs by the end of 2017, to host a screening and panel discussion. The organization is…

3 Steps to Prioritizing Your Startup’s Growth

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We had the pleasure of hosting Ryan Metzger, Director of Growth Marketing at Madrona Venture Group, for a Growth Study Hall. Previously, he was Director of Acquisition Marketing for Zulily. With extensive knowledge in SEO/SEM, customer acquisition, and conversion optimization, he acts as an…

The Future of Business Favors the Fearless

PJ Tanzillo has a big job. By title, he’s the Head of Consumer Products for Favor. In practice, he oversees product management, offers marketing direction, and keeps an eye on finances, all while supporting the whole operations business. We were lucky to receive some…

How to Streamline the Data Science Workflow with SciKit-Learn [Video]

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You can never learn too much. SciKit-Learn is an open source machine learning library for the Python programming language. By learning the ins and outs of pipelines and FeatureUnions it can help data scientists improve their workflow. Isaac Laughlin, Data Science Instructor at Galvanize, presented…

How Uber Is Disrupting Business With Machine Learning [Video]

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With the company valued at over $62 billion and running in over 523 cities around the world with plans to launch a fleet of autonomous cars, Uber is constantly looking to disrupt and innovate. And they are leading the pack when it comes to the…