When we founded Springboard in 2013, our goal was to bring together a network of online learners. Over time, that goal turned into a much broader and meaningful vision to grow a global community and bridge the world’s skills gap by supporting and empowering our students every step of the way. We’ve brought together students […]

Like humans, machines are capable of learning in different ways. When it comes to machine learning, the most common learning strategies are supervised learning, unsupervised learning, and reinforcement learning. This post will focus on unsupervised learning and supervised learning algorithms, and provide typical examples of each. What Is Supervised Learning? As the name indicates, supervised […]

As consumer habits around the world change under the coronavirus lockdown, demand for tech companies that satisfy our needs for virtual work, entertainment, and socializing has skyrocketed. Whether you have experience as a software engineer, data scientist, marketer, UX designer, or in some other area, this could generate new demand for your skills and new […]

As the global economy reels from COVID-19 government-sanctioned lockdowns, the job market remains unstable. Whether you’re a soon-to-be-grad, mid-career professional, or someone who’s been recently laid off and is considering a career switch, you may be wondering what this means for you. The service sector has predictably been the hardest-hit, with restaurants, gyms, and brick-and-mortar […]

Dear Springboard community, We’re writing to you in this unprecedented time in the hope of bringing you peace of mind in the best way we know how—by offering you our continued support and mentorship. Since we co-founded Springboard in 2013, our goal has been to foster a global community of students, mentors, and educators, connected […]

It’s undoubtedly a dire time for job hunters. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to record unemployment claims in the US and an uncertain job market that analysts say will take years to bounce back. Despite this, career experts are advising job seekers to persist in their search. Not only are industries like tech, IT, essential […]

So, you’ve found yourself working from home with kids during the coronavirus lockdown. Odds are, it’s an entirely new adventure for you and your family, and as the days have gone by, you may have found it challenging to maintain a work-life balance. The reality is, just because you’ve come inside doesn’t mean you’ve left […]

Anyone new to the world of remote work is probably still adjusting to the reality of effective virtual communication while under COVID-19 lockdown. For job seekers, this means confronting the very daunting prospect of video interviews. While the art of the interview is a blade that consistently needs sharpening, online interviewing—whether it’s via Zoom, Microsoft […]