Summary: The annual Burtch Works salary survey with data through April shows that opportunities and salaries are still excellent for both new and experienced data scientists. They also offer some anecdotal observations about the impact of the first few months of COVID on our work and opportunities.Continue
Added by William Vorhies on September 1, 2020 at 8:00am — No Comments
Summary: Mid-career switching into data science is difficult. But if you already have substantial data base experience becoming a Data Engineer can be a great career by itself, or even the first stepping stone to becoming a Data Scientist.
Added by William Vorhies on March 16, 2020 at 11:26am — No Comments
#Coronavirus: The world sees a new disease which might become a global pandemic. It depends on how we act now.
But how should we act? Maybe #Datascience can help. But we data scientists have not enough data.
All I found is data about the spread per country/region (see my links in the group); I have not found cases, not found details. Let’s unite and make this an effort where we can…Continue
Added by Carsten Kraus on February 26, 2020 at 11:30am — No Comments
(I will give you a hint. It’s in the name.)
This post is intended as a response to an interesting discussion on…Continue
Added by Lucas Finco on November 25, 2019 at 8:30am — No Comments
Summary: The annual Burtch Works study of Data Science salaries and employment statistics is just out and things continue to look great. There are some interesting trends here you’ll want to know about.
This week the annual Burtch…Continue
Summary: If you are mid-career and thinking about switching into data science here are some things to think about in planning your journey.
We get lots of inquiries from readers asking for career advice and many of these identify as mid-career looking to switch into data science. If you’re in this group you face some of the same challenges beginners do but also some that are unique to your circumstance. Here are some thoughts and observations that may…Continue
Summary: Is everyone a ‘data scientist’? What about ‘data engineers’ and the junior versus senior, or skill level distinctions? We do seem to need some agreement about titling. Data Scientists is still the prestige title but there are some folks lobbying to take that title away.
Before you even start writing your CV, it is important to understand what the objective of your CV actually is…
The answer should be to secure you an interview - that’s it. Your CV alone will not land you that dream position although it is a very important document in the process.
We’ve heard clients say, “I can tell a good applicant from a CV” Well, in fact, they can’t. Whilst a good CV will definitely help identify an applicant worth interviewing, it is…Continue
Added by Ryan Montano on August 28, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
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