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Is continuing professional development (CPD) available to software developers?

Trying to keep the overall question + answers applicable to anyone in Software, but advice RE my specific points at the bottom would be amazing! A little backstory I left college in July at 18, and ...
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Do people actually list the name of the school (within a university) on their resume? [closed]

I came across this blog post about the Harvard Extension School which says Every student and alumnus at Harvard identifies with the school he or she is affiliated with. And, like it or not, “...
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Effectively Asking manager for support on continuing education

My company has a policy of funding for continuing education and I was wondering what would be the best way to convince my manager to take a course which I really like to take? It has a lot of impact ...
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Should I tell my boss I'm starting graduate school?

I've been accepted and have enrolled in my first semester in graduate school. Should I inform my boss or coworkers that I have done so? My worst fear is that it somehow gets out that I'm trying to ...
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Points to consider when taking an accredited course through work [closed]

What things do I need to consider when taking an accredited course through work? My employer is offering me the opportunity to take an accredited course that they will pay for. I would love to take ...
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How do I go about requesting time off for higher education studies whilst in full time employment?

I've recently started as a project engineering for a global company. Through various discussions with line managers, colleagues etc. it's been recommended to me that I should propose studying for an ...
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How soon should I communicate to my employer I am looking into pursuing a doctorate? [duplicate]

I'm working as a software developer in a company doing product R&D consulting. I've been here for 10 months and it's my first full-time job after graduating with a Masters last year. For various ...
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online education and applying for new job [closed]

Right now I have two completed diplomas in my field: a 2 year diploma, and a 3 years advanced diploma. I'm also taking online courses to complete a Bachelor of Computer Science. It will take another ...
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How to educate peers on quality practices for new technologies?

I'm on a team that owns most of the core libraries for one of my company's platforms. We are also responsible for educating other teams when they first start developing microservices for that ...