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What hires make the best data scientists?

(I will give you a hint. It’s in the name.)

Scientists!

This post is intended as a response to an interesting discussion on…

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Added by Lucas Finco on November 25, 2019 at 8:30am — No Comments

Everybody (Still) Loves a Data Scientist

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…

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Added by William Vorhies on May 15, 2018 at 7:24am — 1 Comment

Some Thoughts on Mid-Career Switching Into Data Science

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…

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Added by William Vorhies on October 3, 2017 at 7:06am — 14 Comments

Understanding the Changing Position Roles in Data Science

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.

 

Over just the last 12 to 18 months there has been more…

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Added by William Vorhies on July 4, 2017 at 7:27am — 5 Comments

The misanthrope’s vain struggle with big data

Thousands of companies today declare they plan to invest in big data, sometimes with legitimate reasons. They want to hire scientists,…

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Added by Alma Ionescu on January 26, 2016 at 8:38am — 1 Comment

How to write your Data Science CV

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…

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Added by Wayne Marshall on October 27, 2015 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Big Data: What’s the Buzz Mean Beyond the Hype?

In this final blog post of three with Dr. Michael Cavaretta, we explore questions about big data, as well as some of his views on emerging technologies from start-ups. As Ford Motor Company’s top data scientist, Dr. Cavaretta has helped to shape the auto manufacturer’s use of data and analytics during the last 20 years.…
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Added by Ryan Montano on August 28, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

How to Become a Data Scientist

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Added by William Vorhies on August 27, 2014 at 7:30am — 21 Comments

Data Science Helps Businesses to Become Data-driven





Dr. Michael Cavaretta, leader of the Predictive Analytics Group in Ford’s Research and Advanced Engineering group, continues his conversation this week with Anametrix CEO Pelin…
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Added by Ryan Montano on August 21, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

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