How to Become a Freelance Data Scientist
When the demand for workers in a particular professional field rises, it tends to be easier to act as a freelancer in that profession. Routinely, companies may prefer to hire full-time staff, but if they’re scrambling to fill roles, hiring an independent contractor may be on the table. We’re... Read more
Forging a Career Path in Data Science From Beginner to Expert – ODSC Career Expo
Data Science, data engineering, and machine learning jobs continue to rank as some of the most sought after and highly paid jobs on the planet, according to Thinknum. However, finding the right job is more important than ever. This may be a lucrative field, but many quickly find that... Read more
Here’s Why You Aren’t Getting a Job in Data Science
We constantly hear about the rising demand for data science skills coupled with the shortage of data scientists to fill this growing need. This disparity seems like a true opportunity for those seeking career positions in the field, yet stories abound describing how tough it is to land a... Read more
How to Develop the Five Soft Skills That Will Make You a Great Analyst
Analysts often assume that the best way to advance their careers or provide more value is to improve their technical chops. While it’s true that you need a baseline of technical skills to conduct analysis, most of us need further development of our soft skills rather than further honing... Read more
7 Reasons to Start (or Update) Your Github Profile
If you’re working in computer science, you’re part of the fourth industrial revolution. A big part of that revolution is access to open source code and libraries that can help you build your dream projects. You do this to land a job, but how do potential employers know what... Read more
How to Balance Work and Learn More About Data Science
Data science is a very demanding profession because technology is advancing at such an accelerated rate. Data scientists always need to be learning about new tools, languages, packages, updates, research results, etc. As a result, it’s difficult to do your 40-hour per week job and also keep learning and... Read more
3 Types Of Certifications in Data Science That Make You Stand Out
Data science is experiencing a career-high, with jobs numbering in the thousands across fields of all kinds. You’ve got the data science chops to kill it in a job, but a certificate sets you apart from other potential job seekers. Let’s take a look at the kinds of certifications... Read more
The Difference Between Data Scientists and Data Engineers
A couple of years ago, I was contracted to design a complete online data science program for a university. After some early discussions and planning meetings, it became quite clear that the administrators didn’t have a clear understanding of the difference between data scientists and data engineers. I knew... Read more
5 Fields Hiring Data Scientists For 2019
We know data science is a booming field, commanding top salaries in the United States and building massive demand here and abroad. The downside? Not all business can afford an on-staff data scientist. The truth is, not every business or organization has the need for a dedicated data scientist,... Read more
3 Unexpected Pathways To A Career In Data Science
Data science is changing the way organizations do just about everything. That change is apparent in fields like social media or e-commerce, but lesser known fields have massive potential for a career in data science.   If you aren’t interested in social media or e-commerce, there could be a... Read more