BrainStation’s Most-Read Career Development Blog Posts

By BrainStation January 13, 2020

As the leader in digital skills training and one of the largest professional communities, BrainStation’s blog is the ultimate hub for career advice, industry insights, and thought leadership in the career and tech landscape. 

If you’re looking for something to help you boost your digital skills, take a look at our most popular career development posts.

Why Learning Styles are a Myth (and How We Really Learn)

Are learning styles a myth?

Last year, thirty eminent professors and doctors of psychology and neuroscience published an open letter in The Guardian declaring the concept of learning styles a “neuromyth.” So, what’s wrong with these learning styles? 

Why Reskilling is the New Hiring

It’s now cheaper to reskill current employees than to hire new ones. Take a closer look at the differences between reskilling and upskilling, and how you can use them to future-proof your business.

How 5 CEOs used Design Thinking to Transform their Companies

How CEOs use design thinking

Read about top CEOs leveraging a human-centered approach to create innovative, successful companies.

Seven Startups Leading the NYC Tech Boom

New York City Tech Scene

New York City’s tech scene continues to boom…and homegrown startups are playing a huge role. Take a look at seven startups that are paving the way for the Big Apple’s emerging tech sector. 

5 Reasons Why Toronto’s Tech Industry Continues to Soar

Toronto tech industry

Toronto didn’t become a worldwide tech hub overnight. In fact, it was a years-long process. So, what are the factors underpinning that supersonic growth? Take a closer look at how Toronto got where it is today and why it will continue to grow.

Vancouver’s Tech Market is Booming, but it’s Missing One Thing: Web Developers 

Data jobs in Vancouver

When it comes to global tech hotspots, few can match the growth of Vancouver. But, with this tech boom, an unavoidable growing pain emerged: An abundance of tech opportunities and a shortage of skilled workers to fill those jobs. How can you take advantage of this skills gap?

How Apple Hires the Best: It’s All About Skills

Apple does not require degree

Many big-name employers are now looking past rigid educational requirements to find the best talent, and this kind of thinking is catching on. Read why some of the world’s most innovative companies are changing their hiring practices. 

6 Digital Marketing Certificates Worth Your Time

digital marketing certifications

When it comes to digital marketing, there’s always something you can learn (and in fact, there’s almost always something you should be learning). If you’re looking for additional training, here are six digital marketing certificates that are worth your time.

How to get your Employer to Pay for Digital Skills Training 

How to get your employer to pay for your training

By now, most professionals know that re-training and up-skilling is necessary to stay ahead in today’s job market. If your boss still needs convincing, here are some points that might help persuade them to invest in you and your future. 

5 Free Tools to Make Data Science Easier

marketing tools

One of the great things about data science is that many of the state-of-the-art tools used by Data Scientists are free. Here is a list of the best free software tools for working with data.

How Data Played a Role in the NBA Championship

Raptors championship

Like all good Analysts, the Raptors observed and learned, and they have their first NBA title to show for it. Here are some of the ways the Raptors leveraged data analytics to build a championship team.