Posts by Heather Payne

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by Heather Payne Friday December 2, 2016

HackerYou Becomes First Registered Coding Bootcamp in Ontario

Today, HackerYou, a Toronto-based provider of hands-on, project-based technology skills training announced that it has been approved by the Ministry of Advanced Education & Skills Development to operate as a registered Private Career College in the province of Ontario. This Read more…

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by Heather Payne Wednesday September 14, 2016

Big Changes at HackerYou

When HackerYou launched in 2012, the idea of “coding bootcamps” was just emerging. Generally speaking, a coding bootcamp is an educational experience that offers full­-time, in­-person instruction of 40 or more hours of classroom time per week, focused on either Read more…

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by Heather Payne Wednesday August 24, 2016

We’re seeking an Office Manager!

ABOUT THE POSITION We’re looking for an organized, detail-oriented, energetic and proactive Office Manager to join our team at HackerYou. Ultimately, you will be responsible for our 12,000 square foot office, supporting HackerYou’s five-person operations team and making sure HackerYou’s Read more…

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by Heather Payne Friday June 17, 2016

#HYforAll

In the week since the attacks at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, I want to take a moment to reflect on what it means to foster safe and inclusive spaces, and why these values are at the core of the HackerYou Read more…

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by Heather Payne Monday June 6, 2016

We’re Four!

A lot has happened since HackerYou launched on June 6th, 2012. For our birthday, I thought it would be fun to look back at some of the amazing things that have happened since we opened our doors. In August 2011, Read more…

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by Heather Payne Friday May 6, 2016

HackerYou grads launch new female run digital agency

Jordan Deutsch and Trudy MacNabb met early at HackerYou, arriving each day of our Winter 2015 Bootcamp before many of their classmates were even awake. The early risers started attending crack of dawn yoga classes together, chatting over shared breakfasts Read more…

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by Heather Payne Tuesday March 1, 2016

Rethinking a Career with Passion in Mind

After years performing with a punk band, Kevin LeClair was certain his future career would have to include an element of creativity. He wanted to be passionate about his work, but finding a place in the business world was so Read more…

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by Heather Payne Wednesday February 24, 2016

Secrets of a Side Hustler x HackerYou

One of the best parts of the HackerYou community is the drive and passion of our students, graduates and staff. We’re a community full of people who love to code — it’s what brought us together in the first place! Read more…

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by Heather Payne Tuesday February 9, 2016

The Rise of Designers Who Code

Hamsa Ganesh was looking for answers: how could she offer her clients websites as tasteful and sophisticated as the graphic design work her firm in Pune, India was known for? According to Hamsa, the answer came in a post quoting Read more…