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What Degree Do I Need to Become a Data Analyst?

Do you need a degree to become a data analyst? If so, which one? Learn these answers and more.
May 6, 2021
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UI vs. UX Design: What’s the Difference?

Learn about the differences between UI and UX (and which might be a better career for you).
May 6, 2021
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What is a Product Designer? Salaries, Skills, and More

Product designers oversee the design process of a product. You'll want to gain relevant skills and build a portfolio if you're hoping to become one.
May 6, 2021
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What Is a UX Engineer?

UX engineers combine front end engineering with UX principles, and frequently collaborate with designers, researchers, and back end engineers.
May 6, 2021
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UX Design vs. Graphic Design: Choosing the Right Career Path

What's the difference between a UX designer and a graphic designer? Learn what sets these roles apart and how you can transition between them.
May 6, 2021
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7 IT Career Paths and How to Get Started

Working in IT can mean a variety of different things. You can work in computer support, cybersecurity, data, cloud computing, and other areas.
May 6, 2021
Woman starts a job in an IT role at a new company

5 Cloud Certifications for Your IT Career in 2021

With the acceleration in cloud technology adoption, knowledge of working with the cloud is poised to become a valuable asset for IT professionals. Cloud certifications to consider come from several different cloud service providers.
May 6, 2021
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How to Build a Data Analyst Portfolio: Tips for Success

Learn how to build a winning data analytics portfolio, even with no prior job experience.
May 6, 2021
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Computer Science vs. Information Technology: Differences in Careers, Degrees, and More

You'll work with computers in both computer science and IT, but they're slightly different fields.
May 6, 2021
Woman decides between IT and computer science

What Does a Product Manager Do (and How Do I Become One)?

A product manager focuses on product strategy to create, distribute, sell, and obtain feedback on a specific product or service. Read more to see if a career in product management may be right for you.
May 6, 2021
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