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Personal Adverts. MyJobMatcher. NHS Jobs. R Jobs: Stack Overflow. 2017 Average Software Developer Salary. What Is Your Opposite Job? Besides being an amusing exercise, exploring your opposite job has some value. Breaking a job into its component parts helps us look beyond the obvious and think clearly about the things that people actually do. For instance, does your job require a lot of social skills, as is true for social workers, priests and psychologists? You are in luck. Many of the jobs with the most employment growth in the last few decades require listening and sharing skills that you learn in preschool. Some skills are important for both relatively high-paying and low-paying jobs. Constructed Career Paths from Job Switching Data. “It means your future hasn’t been written yet.

Constructed Career Paths from Job Switching Data

No one’s has. Your future is whatever you make it.” —Emmett Brown People switch jobs all of the time. Perfecting your CV: 5 things to think about. Suzanne Ball, careers advisor at the University of Hertfordshire (Image: Image Source/Getty) "Summarise your education, skills and experience in two pages".

Perfecting your CV: 5 things to think about

Sounds easy but producing a CV that actually gets you an interview is a tough assignment. There are many guides available to help you get a draft CV together so here are some extra tips based on the five conversations I most often have with students in CV feedback sessions. Visual Impact - First Impressions are Lasting Impressions. Botox your CV and online profile. In many countries getting a job has never been more difficult and with online applications and social networking to contend with, the world of job seeking has changed dramatically in just a short period of time.

Botox your CV and online profile

So you have to have the best possible resume, which can be on paper or even on your own personal website. You also have to be aware that everything that can be found about you online could be the thing that gets you the job or gifts it to one of your competitors. The task of pulling together all the information is not for the faint-hearted.

Powerful Action Verbs To Kick Your Resume Up A Notch. Did you know you should have strong action verbs strategically placed throughout your resume?

Powerful Action Verbs To Kick Your Resume Up A Notch

Well, now you do! Most importantly, you want them at the beginning of the majority of your bullet points and accomplishment-based statements. 10 Overused Phrases & Keywords to Avoid Putting On Your Resume. If it’s not broken, why fix it, right?

10 Overused Phrases & Keywords to Avoid Putting On Your Resume

Wrong! Especially in today’s ever competitive job market, using non-descript or boring words in your resume sends the wrong message to your potential employer. 6 Resume Red Flags for the Modern Age. As we all know times are changing and the recruitment and candidate market place is changing with it.

6 Resume Red Flags for the Modern Age

Candidates no longer submit hand-written, hard copy resumes; they don’t always interview face-to-face. No-one expects a job for life these days; candidates have a wealth of job search information resources available to them on the Internet and they can apply for jobs at the click of a button. These changes to the recruiting and job seeking landscape are beginning to filter through to the resume short-listing process, which must adapt to suit the modern marketplace.

For example, where once a candidate who changed jobs twice in a decade might have seemed unstable, in the modern age this might be the norm and could even constitute a long tenure. So, I thought it would be a good time to take stock five of the key resume red flags and update them to ensure they are in line with the modern age. 1. 2. 3. 10 Interview Questions You Should Never Ask (and 5 You Always Should) This article is from our friends at LearnVest, a leading site for women and their money.

10 Interview Questions You Should Never Ask (and 5 You Always Should)

“So, do you have any questions for me?” This common refrain toward the close of a job interview can make even the best of us stammer when the tables are turned. But with the national unemployment rate over 8%, sharp interview skills are more important than ever. Whether or not you’re currently looking for a job, try your knowledge: Do you have the right questions to ask your interviewer? The goal, of course, is to ask a few smart questions—thoughtful ones that show you’ve been paying attention and have done your homework when it comes to researching the company and the specific job you’re after. Interview Questions for Data Scientists.

Great data scientists come from such diverse backgrounds that it can be difficult to get a sense of whether someone is up to the job in just a short interview.

Interview Questions for Data Scientists

In addition to the technical questions, I find it useful to have a few questions that draw out the more creative and less discrete elements of a candidate’s personality. Here are a few of my favorite questions. What was the last thing that you made for fun? This is my favorite question by far — I want to work with the kind of people who don’t turn their brains off when they go home. 5 Things I Look for in a Great Job Interview. In my career I have reviewed thousands of resumes and conducted hundreds of employment interviews for both The Trademark Company and other businesses for which I have worked.

5 Things I Look for in a Great Job Interview

In doing so, I got to see the good, the bad, and the downright ugly in terms of resumes, interviewing skills, and the like. The Perfect Job Interview in 8 Simple Steps. 6 steps to a better job interview. 5 Soft Skills To Showcase In Interviews. If you are extremely qualified, have terrific application materials, a targeted resume and you're interviewing for jobs, but always coming up with a silver medal, it's possible that you're bumping up against an elusive category: likability.

5 Soft Skills To Showcase In Interviews

Also known in the industry as "cultural fit," likability is a reason many candidates don't make the final cut—the interviewers either didn't like them or didn't believe they would mesh well with current employees. One of the reasons that most employers don't provide specific feedback to a second-place candidate is because it's difficult to explain why someone doesn't fit in. An employer can get in legal hot water for explaining that someone didn't get hired because the team just didn't like the candidate and couldn't imagine spending a lot of time together. Emotional intelligence, otherwise known as soft skills, is the category of skills most likely involved when evaluating likability or fit. 1. How To: Communicate In An Interview. The Number One Mistake People I Interview Are Making These Days. How to Close the Interview to Ensure You Get the Job!

Two killer questions to close the deal on a job offer. Top 10 tips for a successful Telephone Interview. By Jez Styles, AdMore Recruitment- Specialists in Retail and Hospitality Search While we have seen an increase in the use of Skype and other video based technology it would seem that the use of the Telephone Interview is back on the rise. It is an inexpensive method for judging cultural and or behavioural fit and is often the first stage in recruitment processes; Forming the backbone of a labour intensive campaign or quite simply an ‘informal chat’ for a senior executive. It is however, full of pitfalls for candidates. Here are ten easy to follow tips that will ensure you create the best impression possible. 1) Get the Environment right: Do I Want To Work In This Company, or What Questions To Ask On An Interview. This 2-Step Process Virtually Eliminates Interviewer Bias. Apple's Top Leaders Use This Simple Presentation Hack to Make Their Slides Instantly Memorable.

Your audience is overwhelmed with data, numbers, and statistics in their daily lives. Advice to aspiring data scientists: start a blog. Last week I shared a thought on Twitter: When you’ve written the same code 3 times, write a functionWhen you’ve given the same in-person advice 3 times, write a blog post— David Robinson (@drob) November 9, 2017. Get on your soapbox! R blog content and promotion. Making Peace with Personal Branding. Written: 18 Dec 2017 by Rachel Thomas As a child, I was nerdy and shy. At my elementary and middle schools, we had to present our science projects to judges in the school science fair each year, and I noticed that students who were outgoing and good at presenting were more likely to win. I remember feeling indignant– shouldn’t we just be judged on scientific merit? Why should things like being able to smile, make eye contact, and show enthusiasm (all things I didn’t do) with the judges have any impact?

But it turns out that those other skills are actually useful! What is “personal branding” and why is it useful? Over the past two years, I’ve consistently put time in to twitter and blog posts. Advice For Applying To Data Science Jobs. A Subjective and Anecdotal FAQ on Becoming a Data Scientist. First Data Science Job. Some Reflections on Being Turned Down for a Lot of Data Science Jobs. 👉 The decision was close, but the team has decided to keep looking for someone who might have more direct neural net experience.👉 Honestly, I think the way you communicated your thought process and results was confusing for some people in the room.👉 He's needing someone with an image analysis background for data scientist we're hiring now.👉 Quite honestly given your questions [about vacation policy] and the fact that you are considering other options, [we] may not be the best choice for you.

The secret life of the perfect statistical analyst for you. • You won’t believe how young she was when she learned long division • More letters after her name than you’ve had hot dinners • Check out the MOOCs on him! • SAS, SPSS, and Stata: everything you need to be pooled t-test-ready this summer • Sources: “He’s the Madonna of data analysts” Resume & Interview Tips For R Programmers. Can You Live Without a Data Scientist? By Tom Davenport | 11:00 AM September 26, 2012 There are some great articles about big data and analytics in the current issue of HBR, and I am happy to have co-authored one of them with DJ Patil, one of the world’s first practicing data scientists.

Mistakes made by beginning/aspiring data scientists. Tech Talent: Map of the UK's digital clusters. Image copyright Thinkstock There are more than 1.5 million "digital tech" jobs in the UK, and the sector is said to be growing faster in terms of turnover and productivity than the wider economy. Those assertions were outlined in a report from the Tech City UK quango and innovation charity Nesta a little while back, which highlighted how many of the innovation-focused enterprises had benefited from clustering together. To mark the BBC's Tech Talent week, we've revisited the study and focused on the areas where there are at least 7,000 digital tech jobs.

What's striking is that at first glance, the numbers seem to confirm that London's cluster is well ahead of any other - and indeed the capital hosts several of tech's better-known names. But once you combine the data with official population statistics, another picture emerges. Based on a calculation of how many tech jobs there are per head of the local population, Cambridge, Reading and Bracknell, and Oxford and Abingdon take the lead. Leeds. FAQ for academic social scientists interested in tech. Technical Intuition.

The digital world is disorienting. It permeates every aspect of our lives, but few of us understand how it works. 101 Data Science Interview Questions. Onsite Interview Loop Template. One of the goals of my fractional VPE role at Meetup is to improve our interviewing practices so we can grow engineering in an inclusive, diverse way. How to recruit data analysts for the public sector. Chris Ward: The PR boss who works from coffee shops. Secret Google lab 'rewards staff for failure' Confidence is King. Achieving Greatness. Can you change your decision after officially accepting a job offer. The five things Google really wants in new hires. 10 Things Really Amazing Employees Do. 5 Things You Should Be Doing If You're Unemployed. An Introvert's Guide to Networking - Lisa Petrilli. Bag your dream job with a little help from an avatar.

The Leadership Debate. 7 Steps to Prepare for an Interview. Think you know how to search for a job? Think again. 5 tips to using an agency and land the perfect job. Beating the recruitment machines. Why Relationships Matter: I-to-the-We. 8 Habits of Remarkably Successful People. Recruiting: 8 Qualities Your Best Employees Should Have. How to motivate new starters from day one. The publication imperative. Junior scientists - you don't have to publish in open access journals to be an open scientist. Why 50 is the magic number for job-hunting.