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Launch Your Career From Junior to Intermediate

Have you found yourself in a position where you lack the skills and experience to move as quickly as you like in your career? Most junior developers find themselves in this position, and it can quickly become disheartening and challenging. Perhaps, you are looking to

Let’s Talk Cover Letters!

We have all applied to a job where you need to write a cover letter. In fact, more companies are integrating cover letters into their application packages. These letters allow the individual reading it to get a better basis of understanding who you are.  Let’s

Getting Your Resume to the Top of the Pile

You have taken that first step in looking for jobs. If you want to be successful, you need to have a resume that makes it to the top of the pile. There are dozens of applicants, so how do you stand out? Getting your resume

Partnering With Launchpad: Recruitment

Launchpad is an exceptional program that takes entry level skill sets, and turns them into intermediate level skills with experience and soft skills to back them. Not only does that make our recruits more hirable, it gives our partners the opportunity to have exceptional new

How To Ace Your Coding Interview

Coding is a skill that is demanded like never before. As AI continues to grow, the demand for software development skills is greater! You have the skills, but how do you ace the interview? The interview is about leaving a lasting impression. You want to

I Need A Developer!

So, you just got the green light on a project you have been working hard to get approved, but you need to find a developer–where do you even begin? You could post a job posting on a job aggregator, but then you have to comb

I Can Code, Now What?

So you just finished a coding bootcamp, or maybe a two year coding certificate and now you want to get hired. Bootcamps and certificates are great for learning technical skills, however something they are lacking is instruction on the soft skills. Maybe the program didn’t

Digital occupations in Alberta’s high-growth sectors

Canada’s Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC), in partnership with Calgary Economic Development and the Alberta Ministry of Labour and Immigration, announced the completion of the study Enabling a Digital Future for Alberta. A copy of the research can be found here. In Alberta, total employment

COVID-19 and LaunchPad’s response to the pandemic

Those who apply until August 2020 get $3,500 towards our programs. We want to make training more accessible during these challenging times. By offering this incentive, Launchpad aims to: Keep supporting our rangers during the whole journey, Encourage our rangers to conclude the training and