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Mid-Career Switching into Data Science and Data Engineering

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.

 

One of the most common requests we get is for advice on mid-career…

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Added by William Vorhies on March 16, 2020 at 11:26am — 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

How to Become a Data Scientist

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

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