A number of recent articles, in particular one in the New York Times have discussed the growth in tech jobs, especially in the field of coding (computer programming). In response to this increased need, a number of creative options have popped up that allow regular people to learn this valuable skill without having to attend college or get a special degree and to do so fast. This may be an ideal option for the frum job seeker.
For anyone looking for a totally new kind of career, and even without too much prior computer experience, this may be a good option. First check out the New York Times article, As Tech Booms, Workers Turn to Coding for Career Change.
Locally, Crain’s Cleveland Business features a Cleveland company called Tech Elevator that promises graduates a job or their money back. They are having an open house next week and even offer an online aptitude test to see if a candidate would be right for the job, based on analytical abilities not computer knowledge.