PODCAST: Don’t Fear the Coding Camp Candidate feat. Nate Ollestad

Kate Weimer Tech Talent, Tim Sackett, Udacity

A few weeks ago, Google laid down the law on coding camps and hacker schools, saying that they were not producing candidates who were up to their company’s standards.

But is this a belief that should be held across the board?

In this episode of The New School Podcast, brought to you by Udacity, host Tim Sackett and his guest Nate Ollestad dig into coding camps and the types of candidates they produce compared to top-name schools. The question, they find, is less about what type of degree a candidate has, and more about what they’re doing with it.

The New School Podcast is brought to you by Fistful of Talent and sponsored by Udacity, serving up premiere online nanodegree programs. Host Tim Sackett and his special guests dig into the latest recruiting news and share cutting edge industry insights. Get ready for tech recruiting tips and tricks along with some new and old school techniques that are sure to help you step up your recruiting game.