Entries by Katie Magill

A Big Mistake Data Science Recruiters Make

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 recruiters who’ve been burned. They were tasked with finding data scientists who cover the standard technical bases: Python (or R), Pandas, scikit-learn, and maybe even Tensorflow or Keras. What’s more, […]

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 […]

What to look for in a data science resume

The process of screening candidates for any role can be both daunting and time consuming, and even more so when the role in question is a highly technical position such as a Data Scientist. The ever growing list of tools and technologies that these professionals work with can read like a foreign language to recruiters […]

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 […]