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So far Geek Master has created 47 blog entries.

Easy transition right? A full stack developer from Singapore to Sydney.

By |June 30th, 2019|Real Stories|

Jay moved to Sydney and started looking for a similar job that he was doing back in Singapore. However, things turned out are not that easy, employers are often looking for local experience with the tech skills are often used in Australia that may not be so popular in Singapore. After all his hard working, [...]

Wang’s Blog: A dental professional with a ten years degree and now doing BI

By |June 27th, 2019|Real Stories|

Business Intelligence, the lover of a career changer, is the most popular career path for someone who wants to switch to software career. Just like Michael said, I choose transit to Business Intelligence because I can transfer my existing statistics, analytics, sales and marketing skills to the BI field. Michael is a current participant on [...]

Aadhi’s Personal Blog: How to make IT a habit?

By |June 25th, 2019|Real Stories|

Aadith is our test analyst mentoring our participants in testing automation sessions. How to get Inspired / Motivated in the Journey? This is the first question that Aadith ask his students on the first week of the lecture. "Do you know how to get inspired?" "The journey to get a job in IT might not [...]

Aadhi’s Personal Blog: From fruits picker to senior automation test analyst

By |June 23rd, 2019|Real Stories|

Aadhi from India moved to New Zealand in 2015.  Like some of the international students, he studied business in Invercargill. Invercargill is a beautiful place to live, but there aren't many job opportunities after graduation. Aadhi decided to move to Tauranga to make a living first by working for a Kiwi farm. Life wasn't easy. Aadhi [...]

WHEN GAP STARTS: People out of university usually end up doing something different…

By |June 21st, 2019|Real Stories|

After graduation, Parvez worked as a salesman but he always wanted to become a software developer. He found that the more he worked in the sales area, the more distance gap he got from IT software. He then enrolled in the programme started with six weeks of training to refresh the memory. During the six [...]

I decided NOT to go for another degree for my test analyst career

By |June 20th, 2019|Real Stories|

Strangely, Rama had testing experience in both India and New Zealand, but she still struggles for her testing career after her contract finished up. As a shift is happening from manual testing to automation testing across the industry, Rama was thinking to take a master degree to enhance her skills in automation field. She realised [...]

Dalia is a citizen and had local work experience, but still struggling

By |June 18th, 2019|Real Stories|

Dalia is a citizen, and she has local work experience, but she still has trouble to secure a software job recently. Why? The problem that Dalia got it is the GAP; she was away from the professional workspace for a couple of years for the family. What do Employers think? The good news is employers [...]

Teja’s learning “companion” started to give him advice on day one

By |June 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Recently, Teja has secured a Business Reporting Analyst position at Datacom Melbourne in Australia. Teja gained a master degree in 2016 in Melbourne, and he later went back to India. He was looking for an IT software job after he came back to Australia and found it is quite difficult to get a job offer [...]

Why would employer offer Ryan junior software developer position before he even finishes the university?

By |June 15th, 2019|Internship, Real Stories, Software Development|

Ryan is a computer science student, he is currently still in his final year of study. He came to Industry Connect early 2019 doing software job-ready program. His goal is to learn industrial tech skills where he does not have that perspective in the uni. Also, he wants to participate in the real world project [...]

From Subway maker to a BI consultant at EY in just SIX months

By |June 14th, 2019|Real Stories|

Definitely, I was on top the of the world when I heard the news that I have been given an offer as BI Consultant at EY. I wanted to get into the corporate world for a long time, This was like a perfect beginning for that. If someone asked me about six months back, that [...]