Entries by Katie Magill

A Big Mistake Technical Recruiters Make

A note to technical recruiters: There’s a difference between a data scientist and a Python programmer who knows some data science frameworks We’ve recently heard from a number of technical recruiters who’ve been burned. They were tasked with finding technical talent who could cover the standard data science bases: Python (or R), Pandas, scikit-learn, and […]

Making your company more appealing to data scientists

As many a frustrated recruiter or hiring manager can tell you – a good data scientist is hard to find, and even harder to hire. Quality candidates frequently end up with multiple final round interviews (often within days of each other) leading to multiple offers. In such a competitive environment, your challenge is to figure […]

Should we be more open to sponsoring analytics talent?

Trends seen throughout the majority of 2017 persist in the current job market – low unemployment rates and rapid job growth across multiple sectors. These factors have combined to create a highly competitive hiring environment and a shortage of highly skilled professionals – especially in fields that have seen a higher than average job growth […]