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Stage 3 Talent’s Latest Data Training Program Delivers in 100% Job Placement

[ATLANTA, August 5, 2021] — Last month, Stage 3 Talent completed its inaugural data professional cohort with one of the top STEM graduate training and placement programs in the United States. Upon completion, the cohort resulted in 100% job…

Tech Training Programs Need Alignment In 3 Critical Areas

Designers and developers of a world-class IT learning experience stake their reputations on delivering successful learning outcomes, but what does that actually mean? We define successful learning outcomes as individuals that exit a training…

Why Are IT Training Bootcamps so Expensive?

Accelerated employee training bootcamps for IT skills development represent one of the most affordable solutions to the IT talent shortage that most organizations face. Although these programs offer a faster, less expensive alternative to higher…

Equity in Training and Employee Development

A recent survey from the Strada Education Network showed that 52% of Americans felt they had limited opportunity to advance at their work. What’s worse, 46% felt that there was not an equal opportunity for them to advance in their respective…

What’s the Fuss Over Colorado’s New Equal Pay for Equal Work Act?

On January 1, 2021, Colorado’s new Equal Pay for Equal Work Act went into effect, requiring all entities with at least one employee in Colorado to provide formal notice of “promotional opportunities” and disclose pay rates or ranges in…

How Celebs Are Reinventing Themselves In Tech

Celebrities reinvent themselves all the time. In some cases, it’s to escape a scandal (cough, Robert Downey Jr., cough). In other cases, it’s to rise like a phoenix from the ashes of a ruined reputation (here’s lookin’ at you, Brittney…

What Does “Modern” IT Skills Training Look Like?

It’s a tough truth to swallow, but over the next 10 years, many jobs are projected to go the way of the Dodo. Assembly line workers are being replaced by robotics. Retail cashiers are being replaced by contactless payment platforms. Even sports…

The Data Science Skills Every Organization Needs in 2021

Data science involves the use of complex algorithms to extract, organize, and synthesize big data for the purpose of answering difficult questions and driving intricate strategies. With the right data science skills in place, your organization…

Can My Company Afford a Training And Employee Development Program?

Most organizations today face a shortage of IT skills that are critical to digital transformation and business growth. That means most organizations are also actively searching for the most cost-effective solution to shore up on skills and capitalize…

Top 5 In-Demand IT Skills To Sharpen Your Company’s Competitive Edge

As the pace of change in IT skills demand continues to accelerate, sophisticated software and technical knowledge will also continue to advance into traditionally “non-IT” roles. This “migration” of IT skills creates a number of challenges…

Women in Tech: An Untapped Market For IT Skills

Earlier this month, we published part one of a two-part series focusing on women in technology. In it, we discussed the alarming underrepresentation of women in STEM careers, including a deeper look at what factors might be contributing to the…

How IT Upskilling Improves Mental Health

According to the Mental Health Index: U.S. Worker Edition, 70% of workers’ brain capacity was impaired to some degree by stress prior to the pandemic. More than a year later, new findings show incremental improvements, but the American Psychological…

6 Ingredients of A World-Class IT Learning Experience

Have you ever ordered an expensive filet mignon at a five-star restaurant? Cooked extra well done? With a side of ketchup? Of course not (we hope). Corporate IT learning and development programs share a similar logic. Where quality is concerned,…

Women in Tech: 4 Factors Prolonging The IT Skills Gender Gap

In an era benchmarked by race and gender equality movements, over 90% of software developers are still men. As an equal-opportunity organization with a cast of female characters who are foundational to our success, this statistic struck a chord…

The Future of Corporate IT Training Programs

Organizations already struggled to keep pace with large-scale shifts in workplace automation, machine learning, and advanced analytics before the pandemic (hence the steady increase in coding bootcamps and other IT training program solutions…

The Cost of Not Investing in IT Upskilling

Multiple factors play into an employee’s decision to leave. They don’t jive with the company culture. They don’t get along with management. They don’t feel that the job matches the description. On the short list of reasons, you’ll…

Stage 3 Talent Launches New Branding & Website For the “New Normal”

[ATLANTA, April 12, 2021]— Stage 3 Talent is a team of software developers, teachers, and instructional design professionals founded by the same person who initiated one of the first-ever full-time IT skills training bootcamps in the world.…