Email is one of the most popular means of communication today. Over 3.7 billion people across the globe are email users. That’s nearly half of the world’s population! No wonder email marketing is being increasingly used by businesses to develop relations with customers and reach out to prospects.  Email marketing may not appear as interesting […]

For any job in any industry, the interview process can induce major anxiety. That’s especially true for a data analyst interview, when your communication skills and overall fit will be judged by people whose jobs literally are to analyze. Yeesh.  The best way to combat the pre-interview jitters is to prepare yourself. That’s why we’ve […]

User experience is a red hot field right now and designers are in tremendously high demand. Of the roughly 25,000 UX job openings in the United States on Glassdoor, about 25% of them are for UX designers. Their overall goal is to design people-friendly experiences through an unwavering focus on user needs, expectations, and systematic […]

So, you want to work with data, but you’re not sure which area of expertise is right for you?  At Springboard, we’ve developed several courses that teach students the skills they need to get jobs in different data-focused roles. Let’s break them down. Data analysts sift through data and provide reports and visualizations to explain […]

Amber Hicks’ five years teaching elementary school students left her “disappointed and emotionally drained.” She loved teaching, and she loved the kids, but the work “still felt lacking in many aspects,” she said. When she considered possible career pivots, the field that stood out the most was user experience. “What first drew me to UX […]

There has never been a more exciting time to work with data. The data analytics industry is predicted to reach almost $78 billion by 2023, and by 2020, there will be an estimated 2.7 million jobs open for data analysts and data scientists. But what exactly is data analytics? And how does it differ from […]

If you’re thinking about getting into programming or expanding your skill set, Python is a fantastic language to learn. The best Python books, as listed in this article, will help you quickly put your newfound skills to good use.  Python can be applied to a variety of programming tasks, like software development, website development, general […]

At Springboard, we’re on a mission to close the world’s skills gap by helping our students develop the skills they need to achieve career success in today’s job market. To better achieve that goal, we’re investing more of our resources into our career track courses. As the company has grown, we’ve listened closely to our […]