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Africa Developer Survey: The next frontier for global skills

The shift towards remote work has had a significant impact on IT developers across Africa, opening up new opportunities and enabling them to start working with some of the world’s largest companies.  This is one of the key findings of Andela’s Africa Developer Survey, which polled over 1,000 developers across the continent in September last […]

#BreakTheBias: Andela and International Women’s Day 2022

Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that’s diverse, equitable, and inclusive.  Andela is committed to building workplaces where women thrive, increasing visibility while calling out inequality. This International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating women who break boundaries, break the glass ceiling, and break the bias. To #BreakTheBias, […]

Tips for technologists: Innovation through collaboration

As a technologist, collaboration and teamwork are essential parts of daily work life. For Software Developers and Engineers, in particular, collaboration unlocks creativity, inspires innovation, minimizes error, and offers room for growth and experimentation.  A key part of a technologist’s role is to research, understand and gather data to innovate and meet the demands of […]

Blockchain: More than just the new kid on the block

Blockchain, Web 3.0, cryptocurrency, and bitcoin are popular buzzwords that often creep into articles and blogs discussing the latest tech trends. Usually, when people hear terms to do with blockchain technology, it can sound like just another new, shiny technology on the block, added to the long list of things technologists need to work their […]

Andela Webinars: How to improve your visibility on LinkedIn to attract global companies

At Andela, we’re committed to building remote engineering teams with the world’s top talent, matching technologists with some of tech’s most exciting organizations. And to ensure we’re successful in connecting brilliance with opportunity, we offer insights, advice and learning opportunities to help technologists improve their chances of finding their next dream role. LinkedIn is an […]

New Year, New Skills: Andela and Educative

As January comes to an end, it’s time for us to all dive into those new year goals we set for ourselves. The resolutions to eat healthier, exercise more… or even learn a new skill! During January, Andela helped their community members to focus on their 2022 goals by creating the New Year, New Skills […]

Tips for technologists: Adopting change management to thrive

Thriving in the age of disruption In a fast paced industry like technology, it’s essential to be prepared for change. Global organizations are finding new and improved ways of tackling the numerous drivers of change; from the ongoing evolution of technology, crisis response, internal process reviews, customer demand changes, acquisitions and mergers, competitive pressure, and […]

Andela’s Advent of Code

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… and no, we’re not talking about the upcoming holiday season. At Andela, December is all about the Advent of Code! Founded in 2015, Advent of Code is an annual coding event, with a set of Christmas-themed computer programming challenges that follow the format of the Advent calendar. […]

Busting the myths of programmer productivity

What makes a productive programmer?  The concept of ‘more haste less speed’ applies across almost every field, and programming is no exception. While coders have built a reputation of long hours of furious work fuelled by coffee and energy drinks to hit unrealistic deadlines, this isn’t a sustainable approach and not always the most productive […]

Level up your interview skills and secure your dream role!

There’s no escaping it: virtual interviews are the new normal, especially for digital professionals who work from home. And while we’re all reaping the many benefits of remote working, we’re also finding ways to integrate home offices, curious children and hyperactive pets into the interview process. From technical assessments to one-on-one introductions, how do you […]

Redefining the 10x Developer: The Power of EQ x IQ

There’s an age-old debate on the merits of being a “10x programmer”, i.e. a developer who is 10 times more productive than his or her peers. However, technical leaders now understand that a 10x developer isn’t about an individual’s productivity, but rather their ability to make 10 people around them better. In this on-demand webinar, […]

#AndelaNewsHackathon: Fighting Fake News

AndelaNewsHackathon: Fighting fake news using technology. How can technology be used to fight fake news online and on social media?Fake news has become a disruptive force in societies around the world. While advances in technology have enabled faster, easier access to information, they have also provided avenues for the spread of false news. Examples are […]