Top 5 Ways to Upskill as a Java Software Developer in 2021
04/01/21 by Motion Recruitment
As a Java developer, you are on a lucrative and evolving career track. You have an impressive resume and perhaps your sights set on a new opportunity. However, what might be standing in your way of taking your next career leap is your technical skill advancement beyond your foundational developer skills. In today's rapidly shifting technology climate, hiring managers are looking for software developers with skills that were likely not included as part of your original training program.
In comes "Upskilling": the new professional buzzword heard everywhere. Upskilling is your ticket to taking your career to the next level, but knowing where to focus your efforts and skill development is key to reaching your goals.
According to the Academy to Innovate HR, "upskilling is the process of acquiring new and relevant competencies needed today and in the near future. Common examples of upskilling efforts include digital skills, analytics skills, and organizational transformation skills."
At Motion Recruitment, we talk to hiring managers across North America every day about what they are looking for in an ideal Java candidate. With the tech unemployment rate down to 2.4% and companies preparing to extensively expand their technology teams to meet hefty 2021 growth goals, this is the year for a comeback. Companies must innovate and evolve in all forms to meet recovery goals, including empowering their employees to master new skills.
In this blog we'll cover the following 5 skills to take your career to the next level: