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How to Become a Big Data Analyst

Because of the inherent importance of data analysis in many industries, the job of big data analyst is one that should come with great appreciation and consideration of those looking to get into a similar field. In the infographic below from our friends over at MeriTalk, we’ll break down big data analysis as a career and show you why it’s already one of the big jobs to look out for now and in the coming years.

Top Skills Data Scientists Need To Learn in 2018

Data scientists are in high demand, taking the number 1 spot in Glassdoor’s Best Jobs in America list in 2016 and 2017, with 4,84 position available and boasting a median base salary of $110,000. According to Jim Webber, Chief Scientist at Neo4j, the following is a short-list of the most essential tech skills for data scientists to adopt this year.

5 Skills You Need to Become a Data Analyst

In this contributed article, freelance technology journalist Josh McAllister outline what it takes to become a data analyst, a high demand position among today’s companies, with a corresponding shortage of qualified analysts.

The Benefits of Having a Data Scientist Career

Our friends over at Simplilearn provided us the infographic below which explores the advantages of the a data science career and shows you the various roles available in this career path, along with projected salaries from around the globe.

Top 12 Interesting Careers to Explore in Big Data

Our friends over at Simplilearn provided us the infographic below which explores the top 12 interesting careers in big data. Big data is no longer a buzzword for our future capabilities, but is already being used by businesses in a range of industries. From data driven strategies to decision making, the true worth of big data has been realized, and has led to opening up of amazing career choices. Power to the data!

Tech Employers Say Soft Skills are Top Hiring Factors for Data Analytics Jobs

In this contributed article, Bobbie Kilberg, President and CEO of the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), discusses the misconception that tech is all about tech, and which areas employment prospects should be focusing on. More and more businesses and governments are capturing, analyzing and interpreting huge amounts of data to boost organizational performance, promote new discovery and understanding, enhance decision making, and tackle public policy and societal challenges.

State of the “Data” Job Market

The “data” industry continues on its upward trajectory into 2017 and for the foreseeable future. Our friends over at Indeed (we’re the world’s largest job search engine) provides a general sense for how the market for data related jobs has shifted.

Guide to Data Science Interviews

Our friends over at Springboard just released a compelling new infographic that highlights some salary metrics with different data professional roles.

4 Tips for Computer Science Grads Entering the Workforce

In this special guest feature, Pablo Stern, CTO at Radius, shares some tips for new computer science graduates entering the workforce, including why they should consider working in the data science field.

How Machine Learning Will Transform the Way Employers and Candidates Connect

In this contributed article, Sham Mustafa, Co-founder & CEO of Correlation One, explores leveraging the benefits of machine learning for HR professionals during the hiring process for job applicants,