Kevin Ackermann

Success Story: Josh in KC

A Q&A with Josh on His Transition into Tech Josh learned to code so he could build a website to self-publish his creative writing. With a website..

How I Learned to Follow My Own Advice

My three sisters and I were raised by a dad with a ponytail and a mom who did hair. To me, the world was full of exciting people and things to..

Writer to Coder: Jeff in Kansas City

First he Wrote Fiction, Now He Writes Code After getting a BA in English Lit, Jeff supplemented his writing career with various middle-man..

Forget What You Heard About Tech Career Paths

What we get wrong about new tech career paths Everyone knows work has changed in the United States. With it have changed the skills we think of as..

Crafting the Perfect IT Resume

Resume Tips to Help Launch Your Entry Level IT Career Before you even begin reading these tips, think to yourself: what is it I want to do? Do you..

How to Crush Your Live Coding Interview

Mastering Live Coding Does the idea of coding on a whiteboard, away from your IDE, in front of a seasoned programmer leave you shaking in your..

Placement Profile: Hakim in Kansas City

A Sense of Purpose Paving the Way After moving from Ethiopia, Hakim held several positions that didn't accurately reflect his experience of..

Top 5 Tips for Hosting an Apprentice

Successful Apprenticeships in 5 Steps Whether you're just starting to consider bringing an apprentice onto your team, or you're a couple of months..

Finding the Ability to Transform: Shawn from St. Louis

No Limit to Reinvention: A Web Developer is Born After having several different careers, ranging from serving in the United States Army to working..

Following a Passion: Jiho in Kansas City

How did you hear about LaunchCode? A year before hearing about LaunchCode, I took some online courses on data science. I managed to get through..