Land a career-level tech job without a college degree

An elementary interest in technology could develop into mad coding and programming skills for both autodidacts, and those who availed of online certificate tech courses.



Many IT pros were hailed as the heroes of the enterprise’s new normal, as they facilitated the pandemic transition between in office to working from home, taking on the responsibilities for staff’s business and even personal devices. They had to make sure employees had access to the software and hardware they needed to do their jobs well; they ensured staff had access to reliable Wi-Fi, while installing security software to prevent breaches. 

Today’s IT professionals are the definition of trouble-shooters; they must be dependable, responsible, patient, skilled, and knowledgeable. 

But there’s one thing they just might not need—a college degree. 

We’re only a short generation away from the deep belief that attending college is tantamount—for the first foray toward true success. And many of

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How to land a 6-figure coding job in tech without a college degree

  • Software developer and data scientist roles are projected to be some of the most high-paying, high-demand jobs in the coming decade. 
  • Even if you didn’t graduate with a related degree, there are plenty of accessible ways to teach yourself how to code and market your skills to employers. 
  • Join a developer community and use online resources to learn a coding language.
  • With these technical skills under your belt you can impress future employers and yield a six-figure salary. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. 

Jobs in tech are still booming – and you can land many without a degree.

Some tech recruiters disregard college credentials when looking to hire new talent. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that colleges “are not for learning,” but rather environments for students to have fun. Instead, Musk emphasized the amount of online free resources open to people hoping to gain skills. And tech companies

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How to Land Your Dream Job (Even in a Pandemic)

During this way too long pandemic, thinking about your “dream job” may seem like a waste of time.

“Forget about a dream job,” you might think, “I just need a paycheck!” Whether you are job hunting or in work that you desperately want to escape, you may be tempted to take any job to get out of your current situation.

While it’s true that at times it makes sense to take a less-than-ideal job to bring in some money, you don’t want to get stuck in a dead-end, poor fitting, soul-deadening job. The key to finding work you love to do is persevering in the pursuit of your dream job despite the obstacles.

Despite the pandemic, the payoff can be huge!

Here are some keys to finding work you love in the midst of a pandemic:

1. Practice God-Confidence

It is a good thing to have self-confidence and it is

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