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Remote Work Resources
Skillcrush is an online educational platform designed specifically for women pursuing careers in technology. For those interested in Skillcrush, you should check out our podcast with its founder, Adda Birnir. Find it here.
Workplaceless offers training and certifications specifically for remote workers. They also offer company programs and individual training to aspiring remote workers and those who want to improve their skills.
One of the leading online education platforms that only costs money until you land a job, Lambda School is revolutionizing education by focusing on in-demand skills and not burdening its students with massive amounts of debt. To find out more about their mission, check out our interview with one of their co-founders: Ben Nelson. Check it out here.
Free Code Camp
One of the original and most popular ways to learn to code for free. Many point to Free Code Camp as the go-to resource for learning how to code for beginners. Attracts millions of users because of its simple, bare-bones and (most importantly) free platform.
One of the largest online educational resources for learning to code, Codecademy is a great place to start learning if writing code is the path for you. Flexible pricing options and a self directed schedule allow users to go at their own pace and manage other responsibilities. A great resource.
Coursera is an online learning platform founded by Stanford professors that offers massive open online courses, specializations, and degrees. One of the larger organizations offering expert teaching in almost any specialty you can think of.
Skillshare is an online learning community with several different specialties. With over 28,000 classes available, you’re sure to find something that interests you!
Udacity is a large, for-profit, online education platform specifically for technology professionals. With courses in Programming, AI, Data Science, Cloud Computing, and much more, Udacity is a great option for developing technology skills.
Another large, for-profit, online learning platform based on third-party creators selling their content on the Udemy platform. With thousands of courses available in almost any discipline you can think of, Udemy is a great place to learn almost anything.
Khan Academy is a not for profit online learning community that aims to democratize learning by offering free education in many different disciplines. You can also search for the type of career you want, and Khan Academy will help you understand the practical realities of the job and how to get there.
Remote-how is an educational platform powered by and for the community of leaders of distributed teams. Think of it as an online campus, where you get to meet and grow with top remote managers from all around the world. Some lessons from their programs for remote individuals, managers, and HR professionals are now available for free, so make sure to check them out!
Qvault provides a simple, curated set of courses focused on computer science. Their goal is to give entry-level developers and first-time learners a simple path to becoming experienced engineers. Qvault teaches the important CS concepts you would find at universities that are often skipped by other eLearning sites and boot camps. All of Qvault's interactive coding courses can be completed right in the browser.
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