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The Newbie Team

The Newbie Team posts news, tips and general goodness that can be useful for all Newbies. We always try to find Newbie related information that will help all Newbies on their new life in Sweden. Please let us know if there is something you wish we'd write more about and we will try to add it to our repertoire.

Unexpected Cultural Norms in Sweden

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Presented by iBus Media When moving to a new country it’s always helpful to study up on some of the cultural norms. There’s nothing worse than being caught off-guard when trying to blend in somewhere new. However, while most countries are forgiving when someone new breaks a cultural custom, some things should preferable be avoided. […]

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Change your career in 4 months – Camron’s Story

Changing your career and entering the job market with over 1 million job opportunities – all of that is possible with Craft Academy courses, just in 4 months. Don’t believe it? Read our interview with Camron and see how he managed to do it. And don’t miss the special discount for our Newbie readers. Created with Craft Academy Who are you and how come you decided to apply to Craft Academy?  My name is Camron and although I’m a Swedish citizen, I have lived abroad most of my life and have just returned to Sweden. So in a sense, I’m an expat and […]

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Become a programmer in 4 months – Alecia’s story

It took a while for us to make this interview happen. Why? Well, the boot camp tasks keeps Alecia busy! But she’s on the fast track to change her career and become a programmer in just 4 months. Find out what kind of challenges meets the aspiring programmer during a typical boot camp day. Sounds interesting? Then don’t miss your chance to get a discount for the programming courses. Created with Craft Academy Who are you and how come you decided to apply to Craft Academy?  My name is Alecia. I’m 33 […]

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How to become a developer and change your career in 4 months – Amanda’s Story

How long does it take to learn programming from scratch? Read this amazing story on a newbie who decided to become a developer with Craft Academy. Feel inspired? Make sure to get a special discount code to the course below! 😉 Created with Craft Academy Amanda is a newbie from Georgia. She lives in Sweden and, as […]

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Boost your career with programming – Rupert’s story

What would it be like to learn programming in 4 months? And once you’ve learned, do you need to enter the IT market, or can the programming education help you boost up your career in other areas? Here is another story from our series created with Craft Academy. If you feel that IT skills could help you run your own business, read Rupert’s story… and don’t forget about the special discount for our Newbie readers. Created […]

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How to become a developer in 4 months – Zane’s story

Thanks to programming schools like Craft Academy, changing your career and becoming a developer in just 4 months is possible and accessible. But have you ever wondered what it looks like from the perspective of someone who has never programmed before? Then Zane’s story is for you. Sounds interesting? Then don’t miss the special discount […]

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New partnership opportunities with SmartCoding

SmartCoding is looking for more partner companies to join the initiative of empowering women in tech! Read below how cooperation with SmartCoding can help your company or startup grow your tech team. Created with SmartCoding Why SmartCoding? SmartCoding supports women in their goal of starting a career in IT by showing in a very practical […]

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