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Take These 7 Small Steps To Make a Big Career Move

By Michele Lando One of the biggest fears many people face when it comes to career development is how to change or transition careers without getting pigeonholed into one industry or field. Believe it or not, changing careers isn’t as difficult as you may think. To make things a little less intimidating, here are 7 […]

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How to Overcome Impostor Syndrome For Good

I was working at a job I loved when I started to wonder whether I was a bit of a fraud. Digital strategy and client service was my forte. But when I was offered extra responsibilities that suddenly had me leading meetings with top affiliate global marketers (while I had minimal experience in that field), […]

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What Does it Mean to Be a Senior Data Scientist?

This post is partly for myself and based on various peoples conversations – it is also inspired by On Being a Senior Engineer. I’m trying to answer questions like ‘what do we expect from a Senior Data Scientist’. My job title is ‘Senior Data Scientist’ and I often joke I’ve no idea what that means. […]

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How to Get Your First Job as a Data Scientist.

Many aspiring data scientists focus on doing Kaggle competitions as a way to build their portfolios. Kaggle is an excellent way to practice, but it should only be one of many avenues you use to work on data science projects. This is because Kaggle competitions only focus on a narrow part of data science work. […]

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What is a Data Engineer?

Data engineers build pipelines that prepare and transform data for data scientists. We explore what a data engineer does, and why the role is necessary.

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How to get a data science job

You’ve done it. You just spent months learning how to analyze data and make predictions. You’re now able to go from raw data to well structured insights in a matter of hours. After all that effort, you feel like it’s time to take the next step, and get your first data science job. Unfortunately for […]

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Data Science Portfolios That Will Get You the Job

Data science skills are crucial for today’s employers, but listing data science on a resume isn’t enough to prove your expertise. Build a data science portfolio that showcases your prowess in a clear and undeniable way. Learn how to highlight your knowledge in a way that will inform, impress, and help you get the job.

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Trey Causey: Data Scientist Interview

An interview with Trey Causey, a data scientist who has worked for the New York Times, NFL Franchises, Facebook, Zulily, and more.

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