HRchat Podcast

#155: Digital Literacy and the Future of Work w/ Joshua Borts, Lighthouse Labs

March 12, 2020 The HR Gazette Season 1 Episode 155
HRchat Podcast
#155: Digital Literacy and the Future of Work w/ Joshua Borts, Lighthouse Labs
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HRchat Podcast
#155: Digital Literacy and the Future of Work w/ Joshua Borts, Lighthouse Labs
Mar 12, 2020 Season 1 Episode 155
The HR Gazette

In this episode, we hear from Josh Borts, Co-founder and Chief Financial Officer at Lighthouse Labs.

Lighthouse Labs teaches people to learn to code in 12 weeks and do it in a way that truly prepares students for amazing careers. Lighthouse Labs combines a mentor's community of 60+ full-time developers with an agile curriculum that emphasizes building real software. This has allowed them to achieve a great result for its students: a 93% employment rate for job-seeking graduates within 120 days of program completion.

Lighthouse Labs'​ flagship program is its Web Development Bootcamp. The curriculum they teach is based on JavaScript, but the real emphasis is on the ability to "learn to learn"​ and the best practices you need to succeed in Canada's fastest-growing industry.

This episode of the HRchat show is supported by Espresa, a firm helping to define and ignite the HR tech space to disrupt culture for good.

We do our best to ensure editorial objectivity. The views and ideas shared in this episode are entirely independent of our show sponsors. There is no relationship between the guest and companies advertising within the podcasts published by The HR Gazette or it's partners.   

Enjoyed the interview with Josh? Listen to episode 104 with Lighthouse CEO, Jeremy Shaki

Show Notes

In this episode, we hear from Josh Borts, Co-founder and Chief Financial Officer at Lighthouse Labs.

Lighthouse Labs teaches people to learn to code in 12 weeks and do it in a way that truly prepares students for amazing careers. Lighthouse Labs combines a mentor's community of 60+ full-time developers with an agile curriculum that emphasizes building real software. This has allowed them to achieve a great result for its students: a 93% employment rate for job-seeking graduates within 120 days of program completion.

Lighthouse Labs'​ flagship program is its Web Development Bootcamp. The curriculum they teach is based on JavaScript, but the real emphasis is on the ability to "learn to learn"​ and the best practices you need to succeed in Canada's fastest-growing industry.

This episode of the HRchat show is supported by Espresa, a firm helping to define and ignite the HR tech space to disrupt culture for good.

We do our best to ensure editorial objectivity. The views and ideas shared in this episode are entirely independent of our show sponsors. There is no relationship between the guest and companies advertising within the podcasts published by The HR Gazette or it's partners.   

Enjoyed the interview with Josh? Listen to episode 104 with Lighthouse CEO, Jeremy Shaki