The demand for software development talent is greater than the availability of qualified professionals. In fact, 60% of U.S. companies have unfilled tech jobs. In an effort to boost the local talent pool, Digital People, a staffing and recruiting firm within Atterro Human Capital Group, has partnered with Prime Academy, an 18-week accelerated software engineering program founded by The Nerdery, a custom software design and development company in Minneapolis. Prime provides an immersive learning experience and connections to industry professionals.
Erik Johnson, a recent graduate, says he chose Prime for two reasons: “First, having a family, I didn’t have the ability to go to school every day for 2-4 years. I needed something that I could jump into and finish quickly. Second, I knew that The Nerdery was a leader in the industry and I had faith that they could teach me exactly what I needed to succeed.”
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