There's a been lot of talk over the past few years about workforce retraining and software bootcamps. So what's the reality? I will tell the story of rebooting my career at 30 from working in lumber & building materials to becoming a developer, share some thoughts on why it worked for me and some of the lessons learned from my first year on the job.
What drives someone to move from working as an executive in the lumber industry to wanting to become a software developer? What's the right path to follow to try to change careers?
You chose: GO TO BOOTCAMP. There's a lot of hype around software bootcamps. What's the reality?
Now you've got a job! What's the transition like? What's the reality of the software business for a new person without a computer science degree?