3 Things That Look as Good as Experience on a Data Science Resume
So you need a job in data science, but you don’t have company experience. It’s a Catch-22. You have to get hired to get experience, but you can’t get hired without the experience. Getting over that hurdle means getting a little creative and applying other factors to your data... Read more
How to Convince Your Boss It’s Time to Expand Your Data Science Team
Tell me if this sounds familiar. Your job description includes data science and data visualization. You’re the go-to expert for building the architecture and the point person when something goes haywire. You’re expected to make sense of the data lake and ensure it’s labeled correctly. Plus, they need you... Read more
Why is Silicon Valley Still the Go-To Place for Data Science and AI
Be honest. How many articles have you read in the past week proclaiming the decline of Silicon Valley? What about the inevitable decline of San Francisco as if it were a fat empire slowly eating itself alive? There’s plenty to discuss about the flow of money and the impact... Read more
Why Should You Go to a Career Fair if You Already Have Job Offers?
It sounds like the beginning of a middle school joke, doesn’t it? It’s not. The reality: you landed your first job offer, maybe two, but it’s not over yet. They may not be the offers you were hoping for. Maybe you’re having second thoughts about the position. You don’t... Read more
Avoiding Dangerous Judgment Errors in Using Data to Make Important Leadership Decisions
Effective decision making to avoid failures and maximize success is the key role for leaders: that’s why “decision makers” is synonymous with leaders. Yet how can leaders ensure that their decision making results in the right calls as opposed to decisions disasters? Here’s a hint: it’s not only about... Read more
How to Interpret What Your AI Engineer is Telling You
You’ve hired your first AI engineer, and communication has been…tricky. It’s not that you can’t get things accomplished or that the work has been shoddy. Instead, it seems like you’re talking around each other in meetings and status updates. The good news is that you can learn what your... Read more
Why Should You Do a Data Science Mini Bootcamp?
Companies are ready and willing to hire data scientists and jobs are going fast. So, job-seekers need to make themselves hire-able and stand out in a crowded field. Bootcamps have opened up and become an alternate method for getting the job-skills you may need, however, they still have some... Read more
7 Reasons Your Data Science Resume is Suboptimal
The backgrounds of those seeking or continuing a career in data science are varied. The one constant: a solid data science resume that will help you secure your first or next career move. Use this checklist to ensure your resume isn’t holding you back from getting the job you... Read more
3 Unique Ways to Get a Job in Data Science
All too often, job seekers focus too much on building their skill sets without thinking about the softer skills of how to get a job in data science in the first place. It doesn’t matter how good of a data scientist you are – you won’t get a job... Read more
Making Sense of Confusing Data Science Job Postings
If you’re searching for your first or next data science job, the job placement ads probably vary from confusing to downright laughable (“Must have 10+ years of deep learning experience…”). It’s not that you’ve got to be some superhuman data scientist proficient in deep learning algorithms before deep learning... Read more