Completing your first project is a major milestone on the road to becoming a data scientist and helps to both reinforce your skills and provide something you can discuss during the interview process. It’s also an intimidating process. The first step is to find an appropriate, interesting data set. You should decide how large and […]

A Curated List of Data Science Interview Questions and Answers Preparing for an interview is not easy–there is significant uncertainty regarding the data science interview questions you will be asked. No matter how much work experience or what data science certificate you have, an interviewer can throw you off with a set of questions that […]

Growing up, I wanted to be a politician. Solving problems and enacting solutions that could have a real societal benefit was very appealing to me. Everything seemed to be on track: I studied political science in college and scored a prestigious fellowship at my state’s legislature working for a senator after graduation. Like most millennials […]

Just the other day, I received truly dated, awful advice about resume design from a review service. With renewed fervor, I’m committed to helping people who want to create an outstanding resume, not one that will wind up at the bottom of a recycle bin, virtual or physical. This article will make sure you skirt […]

Data is the new oil. You may have heard that before, but despite the obvious impact of data science on the world today, it sometimes seems like there is relatively tempered buzz around the actual role of data scientists in business. The reality is, data is worth very little if you don’t have highly skilled […]

Explosive growth in the volume of data has impacted every business sector, driving up the number of data science professionals required to help companies uncover the insights they need to stay competitive. These jobs often prove to be challenging to fill. It takes an average of five days longer to close data scientist and data analyst […]

It’s all around you. Everywhere. Powering your camera. Tracking your smartphone. Helping you navigate your PC. But have you stopped to consider what it actually is? What is data science? For quite some time now, we’ve all been deluged by data. Everything we do, from posting on social media to texting to saving a document, […]

Diana Xie had just earned a master’s degree in neuroscience from an Ivy League university and was on the Ph.D. track when she decided that she wanted to change careers. Although her thesis topic was not related to data science, she found herself picking up skills like data wrangling, visualizations, and presentations. She realized she […]

If you’re just starting out with data science, you’re likely learning a lot of new terminology. From Hadoop to munging, it can be hard to keep it all straight. That’s where a comprehensive data science glossary comes in. We’ve compiled a list of data science terms below, complete with input from experts in the field. […]

Six years after the Harvard Business Review dubbed it “the sexiest job of the 21st century,” data scientist remains one of the most sought-after roles in business. These often prove to be tricky job openings to fill. It takes an average of five days longer to close data scientist and data analyst roles than the […]