Speak With A Geek (SWAG) Partners with General Assembly (GA)

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Technology Up-Skill Training for High-value Disciplines: Full Stack Web Development and Data Science

Speak With A Geek

Speak With a Geek has an outstanding reputation as a leading platform for tech talent, and is supported by a diverse and passionate community.

Technology solutions provider Speak With A Geek announced today a partnership with General Assembly (GA), a global leader in digital skills training and talent acquisition. The pilot program will provide SWAG members with discounted access to General Assembly courses and programs, helping them gain the skills they need to pursue careers they love.

Speak With A Geek is a trusted technology service provider specializing in technical recruiting and hiring. Since 1999, Speak With A Geek has interviewed and screened millions of candidates and provided employers with a rich talent pool and platform to find top technical candidates for open technology jobs, contracts, and projects. “Geeks”, as tech talent on the platform is fondly referred, will receive customized training options for technical skills offered by General Assembly (GA).

General Assembly (GA), is shaping the future of work through dynamic skills training courses for both enterprise and consumer clients, staffing services, career transition guidance, and enterprise assessments. Offering a full suite of learning and development training solutions, General Assembly (GA) focuses on the most relevant and in-demand skills across data, design, business, and technology to help workers advance their careers and enter new fields, while bridging industry-wide skills gaps through extensive courses, tailored enterprise programs, and campuses around the world.

“This partnership with General Assembly is great news for our community!” stated Nicole Kern, Partnership Director with Speak With A Geek, “GA’s courses are respected in the tech industry, and they’ve offered a complete solution to our “Geeks” who are looking for an easy and affordable way to get the training they need to learn new skills to create new career paths and increase future earnings potential.”

The pilot partnership enables Geeks from Speak With A Geek’s community to access the GA campus and virtual programs to accelerate and monetize their skills in new, high-value disciplines like Full Stack Web Development and Data Science, making them more attractive candidates for hiring managers and employers.

“We are excited to team up with Speak With A Geek to help even more people gain access to critical skills training and career transformation programs.”, said Charlie Schilling, General Manager of GA. “Speak With a Geek has an outstanding reputation as a leading platform for tech talent, and is supported by a diverse and passionate community. Through this program, we’re excited to support members’ efforts to upgrade their skills as developers, data scientists, and digital innovators, and take the next big step in their careers.”

Speak With A Geek’s recruiting expertise and community, combined with General Assembly’s award-winning programs and network of expert instructors, promises to create an exciting partnership model to advance technology education and careers in the future.

About Speak With A Geek: Founded in 1999, Speak With A Geek is a tech pioneer based out of San Francisco, CA. With a worldwide community consisting of millions of screened and interviewed technology professionals across thousands of skills. Speak With A Geek is a trusted technology solutions provider for Technical Recruiting and Hiring, Secure Software Development, Code Review and Quality Testing, Marketing and Automation Solutions, Startup Growth Services, plus many more. To learn more about Speak With A Geek services, give us a call today at 866-480-GEEK or visit https://speakwithageek.com.

About General Assembly: General Assembly (GA) is advancing the future of work by equipping individuals and corporations alike with the most in-demand 21st-century skills. Offering training and assessments in web development, data science, digital marketing, and more, GA is building clear career pathways for people, and sustainable, diverse talent pipelines for employers. To learn more visit https://generalassemb.ly.

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