From Amazon’s shockingly on-target shopping recommendations to Google’s increasingly sophisticated translation tools, artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer the stuff of sci-fi—it’s become a regular part of every consumer’s daily life. This mainstream adoption of AI-powered products coupled with ever-bigger bets by tech and tech-adjacent companies has led to an AI talent shortage that many […]

Today is a big day for our team. SlideRule is now Springboard. When we founded the company in 2013, our goal was to create tools to enable lifelong learners to build new skills and advance your careers. We started by organizing existing online courseware through search and curated learning paths. While these tools were popular, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Despite the recent shift to virtual working environments in the wake of COVID-19, online learning has been at the forefront of education for many years. While skill-based learning is indeed different from brick and mortar systems both in method and in execution, the two systems are united in their goal to promote student success and […]

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 […]