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Being a Good Listener Can Help You Get a Data Science Job

The secret to nailing a data science job interview might be listening – and there’s some surprising psychology that backs that up.

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Data Science Job Interviews Vary, But Here’s How to Prepare

Going into an interview for a data science job? Here are some actionable tips for preparing for the variety of interview formats you might encounter.

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Want a Job in Data Science? Here’s Why You Should Specialize

Being a jack-of-all-trades may not be the best approach when it comes to getting a data science job and building your data science career.

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Entry-Level Job Application Tips from a Data Science Recruiter

There’s no doubt that data scientists are in high demand. But the dearth of data scientists at higher levels, in combination with the “sexiest job” media hype, have attracted a lot of new blood to the profession. That’s caused a bit more competition than you might be expecting when it comes to entry-level positions. So how can […]

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Applying to Jobs? Don’t Make This Mistake in Your Data Science Portfolio

Applying for data science jobs? Don’t make a mistake in your project portfolio or Github that could rule you out right out of the gate!

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How to Make Your Data Science Job Application Stand Out

What can you do to make your data science job applications stand out and get hired as a data scientist? Here are some high- and low-risk strategies.

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The Key to Getting a Data Science Job, According to Briana Brownell

Briana Brownell knows a thing or two about data science. Before founding the data analytics and machine learning firm Purestrategy.ai, she worked with a variety of companies from startups to Fortune 500 firms on marketing and analytics. She’s also worked on a variety of cool data science and machine learning projects, doing things like teaching […]

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How to Find an Entry-Level Job in Data Science

When it comes to relative newcomers in the Data Science field, there aren’t many out there doing better than Alyssa Columbus. Although she just graduated from college earlier this year, she already has a full-time data scientist role at Pacific Life, a laundry list of conference and symposium speaking engagements, and has founded a local […]

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How to Overcome That Awkward Silence in Interviews

By Jillian Kramer We’ve all been there: what we thought was an excellent interview quickly degrades as we sit with the hiring manager in silence—left only to wonder what we have done wrong to encourage our colleague to stop speaking entirely. (Talk about awkward!) And so, we get it: “The silence in an interview is […]

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Preparing for the Data Science Job Hunt

Editor’s note: This piece was written in collaboration with SwitchUp, an online platform for researching and reviewing technology learning programs. Erica Freedman is a Content Specialist at SwitchUp. Job hunting is stressful, especially if you’re moving into an entirely new field. In this post, I give tips on finding data science jobs, looking up salaries, […]

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