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Learner Resources

Dive into Merit America’s Learner Resources blog for expert career guidance. Discover tips on resume writing, interview preparation, skill enhancement, networking, and industry-specific advice. Kickstart your journey to success with us!

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6 Lucrative Tech Jobs for Beginners: Work from Home Edition

At first glance, combining “high-paying,” “entry-level,” and “remote” might seem unlikely. However, due to the booming tech industry, where growth is outpacing other fields, these terms can indeed coexist. If you’re excited about the prospect of changing careers and landing a flexible, remote job but are worried about needing prior experience or a degree, don’t…

Reimagining Education: Exploring College Alternatives in the Tech Realm

If you’re considering alternatives to going to college, you’re not alone. Many people are looking toward alternative education pathways, especially within the tech industry. What are the benefits of college alternatives? Which college alternatives are worth considering?  Organizations like Merit America have gained attention for their innovative, fast, and flexible programs, and there are many…

A male teacher sitting in a classroom dissatisfied with his job and looking for a new career to start at 30

Pivoting into Tech: A Guide for Former Teachers

In a rapidly evolving world driven by technology, career transitions have become more common than ever before. Former teachers make up just one group of professionals that has been gaining attention for their successful career transitions. Educators, armed with invaluable skills in communication, empathy, and adaptability, are finding their niche in the technology space. Here…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Data Analytics | Merit America

In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the demand for skilled data analysts has surged to unprecedented heights, driving companies across industries to harness the power of data-driven decision-making. Here at Merit America, our programs encompass a blend of technical training from organizations such as Google, where you will gain expertise in various technical content and…

The Power of Coaches: Driving Learner Success at Merit America

As learners enter the Immersion phase of their Merit America program, they’ll discover what we call our “secret sauce”—our coaches. These dedicated coaches play a pivotal role in the success of learners, providing guidance, support and answers to questions they may have along the way.  In this blog post, learn how Merit America’s coaches empower…

Remote Work: Saving Money, Time, and Sanity!

The pandemic has propelled the remote work revolution, forcing companies to embrace work from home culture for the safety of their employees. As organizations and the workforce embrace the freedom and flexibility it provides, remote work has redefined the traditional working environment and can be a divisive topic among employers and employees. According to a…

Mind Matters: How Merit America Prioritizes Learners’ Mental Health

At Merit America, we believe that everyone deserves access to quality career development, regardless of their mental health status. That’s why we’re committed to promoting mental health for our learners and providing them with the resources they need to succeed in tech. In addition to our high-quality curriculum, Merit America supports our learners through our…

Mastering Behavioral Interview Questions: Tips for Impressing Employers

First impressions matter, and job interviews are no exception. Employers use interviews to assess your skills and fit for their organization, making it crucial to answer questions thoughtfully and strategically. One type of interview question you’re likely to encounter is the behavioral question, which asks you to describe how you’ve handled situations in the past.…