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How to Get a Job in Data


To get your first job in data, you need technical skills like Excel, Python, SQL, and statistics, strong business acumen, and professional skills like collaboration and communication and storytelling. There's a lot to learn!

In this session, you'll learn what hiring managers look for in candidates for data analyst and data scientist roles, and get tips on how to prepare yourself for the hiring process and your first weeks on the job.

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn what technical and professional skills are most desired by hiring managers for data roles.
  • Learn how to apply for jobs and make it through the interview process.
  • Learn how to succeed in your dream data career.

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James Cotton

Founder at iO-Sphere

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