Even if you're not versed in advanced analytics and data science, you can understand the thought process data scientists go through. Asha Saxena Published 12:00 pm CST, Wednesday, January 30, 2019 Photo: Sirinarth Mekvorawuth | EyeEm | Getty Images Photo: Sirinarth Mekvorawuth | EyeEm | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Sirinarth Mekvorawuth | EyeEm | Getty Images Is 'Data Scientist' the 'Sexiest Job of the 21st Century'? And How Do You Get One of Your Own? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery When you hear the word “data scientist,” what does that term mean to you? Is it the “sexiest job” of the 21st century as the Harvard Business Review … [Read more...] about Is ‘Data Scientist’ the ‘Sexiest Job of the 21st Century’? And How Do You Get One of Your Own?
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It is not unusual after the rest and relaxation of Christmas for people to consider their current career path and decide to search for new opportunities. But it’s also important for these prospective jobseekers – and hiring managers – to look back at the previous year, in order to learn about the current state of the market and where the best opportunities lie. It is impossible to reflect on the job market last year without acknowledging the B-word. Uncertainty around Brexit appeared to be creating a fear of “last in, first out”, which in turn meant that employees were less willing to move roles as swiftly as they had in previous years. As a result, employers had to contend with a UK-wide candidate shortage across most disciplines, despite demand for specialist and highly skilled mid-level and senior professionals. Here’s what happened, and how the state of play looks for the year ahead. A good year for industry outside London The UK remained a … [Read more...] about Here’s what happened to the UK professional jobs market in 2018 and what to watch out for in 2019
“Rock star” and “ninja” are becoming increasingly common job titles. Companies across America are bidding farewell to terms like “associate” and introducing ones like “evangelist” as a way of attracting younger employees. We looked at job postings around the country and found 17 of the most unusual titles – and what the job actually entails. Jobs with “guru,” “ninja,” and “magician” in the title used to just apply to, well, actual gurus, ninjas, and magicians. Then along came tech companies like SCVNGR, where the chief operating officer had the job title of “Chief Rockstar.” Now, more traditional companies are starting to pick up on these wild job titles to brand themselves as forward-thinking and recruit millennials. Take Fidelity Investments, who is seeking a “customer relationship advocate” in Salt Lake City, Utah. The 72-year-old company notes in the job … [Read more...] about 17 wild job titles companies are using to attract millennials
Amazon announced it's splitting its second headquarters between Long Island City, a neighborhood of Queens, New York, and the Crystal City area of Arlington, Virginia. The megacompany said it will bring more than 25,000 high-paying jobs to each city.Business Insider looked at some of the high-paying roles at Amazon's current Seattle headquarters to get a sense of what jobs could come to its second headquarters.Amazon has at last announced its HQ2 picks: Long Island City, a neighborhood of Queens, New York, and the Crystal City area of Arlington, Virginia.Amazon HQ2 will likely fundamentally change those two cities. Critics have predicted traffic snarls, rising rent prices, and gentrification, while proponents are expecting a surge of jobs and economic opportunities.Indeed, Amazon said the HQ2s will bring 25,000 jobs to each city.To figure out what those jobs are, we took a closer look at Amazon's first headquarters in Seattle, since it stands to reason that many … [Read more...] about 17 high-paying jobs Amazon’s HQ2 could bring to its new locations
Scott Talley Special to the Detroit Free Press Published 12:01 AM EST Nov 9, 2018 For many employees, being happy in the workplace is the ultimate goal. However, Josh Leatherman of Service Express says just being happy does not necessarily lead to complete professional fulfillment. “It’s so important to focus on employees, so that they are not just happy but engaged,” said Leatherman, who is the chief marketing officer for the Grand Rapids-based company that maintains servers and mainframes for mid-to-large companies in 18 states. “I travel to a lot of places like Silicon Valley and New York and I encounter people that may be happy with their employer because they have ping-pong tables in the workplace, or food, or beer, but we want our employees to be engaged so they will understand how what they do impacts their team and the company as a whole.” In his position as marketing director, it is expected that Leatherman can effectively … [Read more...] about Top Workplace Service Express moves beyond job descriptions and grows