Hack the Ville: Hack the Hood Program at the Digital NEST- We need developers

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Put your skills to work for your future and your neighborhood

You’re a Digital Native. You GET the internet. Every day you’re using it for school, shopping, social networking, whatever… Google, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook- you’re on them all. You might not realize it, but your understanding of and comfort with the internet is a skill that employers and clients will PAY good money for.

We can help you build on your skills

We can teach you the stuff that happens behind the scenes in creating beautiful websites, driving and measuring traffic to that site, and other aspects that businesses need to be successful in the 21st century. We’ll also teach you valuable technical, entrepreneurial, communication, and leadership skills to help you begin launching a career in the tech industry.

At our workshops, you will learn:

Technical Skills
Basic coding in HTML, CSS
How to build a website
How to make sure your website shows up on Google (Search Engine Optimization)
How to get a business listed online on Google Business Listings, Yelp, Urban Spoon, etc.
How to find out who’s looking at your website
How to promote a small business using social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)

Professional Skills
Personal/Professional Brand
Customer Service
Project Management
Time Management
Job Search and Resume Writing
Networking

Leadership and Soft Skills
Communication Skills
Entrepreneurship
Professionalism
Problem Solving