After doing a quick search for most in-demand skills on Wanted Analytics' hiring demand site, a distinct trend emerged. If it can be programmed, there is demand for it. Out of the top 20 listed in-demand skills for Oregon help wanted ads posted online, 18 of them were specifically geared towards technology. These included knowledge of application development and software development, more specifically Android, iOS, Java, HTML, C#, Python, and various other combinations of tech development skills.
Not only is this training free, top students in the program will be provided with career services, mentoring, and additional training. After this training, students will be dubbed "job-ready," and will take part in interviews with leading tech companies.
To sign up and get started, visit www.codeoregon.org.
Learn more about Code Oregon, and see employment economist Jessica Nelson talk on KGW-TV about jobs that are difficult to fill in Oregon: