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Product Management Consultant Shares His Advice in the Classroom

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Shane (second in from the right) celebrating the last day of his latest Product Management course.

Shane Williamson is a Lean Product Management consultant who assists entrepreneurs and organisations with change management from being business-centric to customer-centric by utilising lean product management processes and tools so they focus clearly on delivering value to their customers. He came to GA to teach the part-time Product Management course in Sydney. 

Follow Shane on Twitter:@shanewilliamson

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How Teaching Reignited My Passion For Programming

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During the winter of 2014, I started questioning myself about my long term goals. I had been developing for some time, and I love coding very much. It actually involves a lot of thinking prior to taking any action. Plus, coding requires a combination of Cartesian mind with good instinct; two qualities you’d rarely put together. The closest analogy to this would be a chess game: there is no way you can predict every outcome, and you still have to make a move given time and resource constraints.

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3 ways to boost your value as a Sydney Web Developer

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In our previous post ‘How much do Web Developers earn in Sydney?’ we hacked the market to share some expectations around pay. In this post, we look at 3 key areas that can have a positive impact on getting a job first of all; and can also help to boost your value as a Sydney Web Developer. Read on if you want to earn! Continue reading

Market Hack: How much do Web Developers earn in Sydney?

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When starting your career as a Web Developer, it’s difficult to know your value in the marketplace. One of the biggest questions we get is ‘How much do Web Developers earn in Sydney?’

Three Great Tools

The following tools allow you to hack the market for yourself and get a good idea of where you can be situated in a role:

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Market Hack: How much do Australian UX Designers earn?

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The interest in User Experience Design has sparked, and is growing so rapidly that now industries such as Travel and Hospitality are jumping on board. It’s a very exciting time for the UX Community, and it’s also an industry with fairly lucrative earning potential. We’re often asked how much do Australian UX Designers earn? So thought we’d give you the low down.

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GA Semester Abroad: Q&A With Matthew Thees

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Meet Matt, a Georgetown undergrad who decided to take a semester off to go through our Web Development Immersive course in Sydney. We caught up with Matt to hear about his experience.

1. Tell us about your decision to take WDI. What made you want to switch things up?

One of the reasons I decided to take a break from school was that I was unsure I wanted to stick with my major. I was a Government major at Georgetown University, but knew I had other interests, so I took the opportunity to go and explore them. Heading back to Georgetown in the fall (for Junior year) I am going to keep the Government major and add a Computer Science minor.

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