If you have ever wondered about or researched the Boston startup community, you have almost certainly seen the Boston Startups Guide, a resource for getting connected to Boston’s startup community and learning more about local innovation happening in your industry. Jay Neely is the creator of Boston Startups Guide, and he shared his advice with...
Level alumn, Paula Muñoz used the skills learned in the program to create an amazing visualization that Tableau picked as the Viz of the Day on Tuesday, December 5th. Tableau chose Paula's visual representation of the price of curry among many other submissions to be highlighted on their website....
We’ve talked before about the importance of building a data portfolio that showcases your skills as the first step toward breaking into a career in analytics. We also shared where to look for real datasets in a recent post: 5 resources for building your data portfolio. Because you can...
Last week I met a colleague in the marketing team in Ireland. He is taking one of these popular online Data Analytics courses and needed help with a cluster analysis assignment. He was stuck, so I offered to take a look. The exercise involved clustering insurance customers in terms of risk...
The majority companies today have realized the value of a data-driven strategy, and are in need of talented individuals to provide insight into the constant stream of information they are collecting. According to a report from IBM, openings for data driven positions will rise to 2.7 million by 2020, and the...
With data analytics in higher demand than ever, professionals in industries from marketing to robotics to healthcare are boosting their own data skills. But how do you know which data analytics training course is right for you? Not all of these courses are equal: some set you up with career assistance,...
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Of all the skills needed to land that coveted marketing job, your ability to analyze data is one of the most important. Modern employers are looking for marketers that can find, visualize, and take advantage of the patterns and trends in customer data, and there’s a severe shortage of data...
Oftentimes, one of the biggest challenges you’ll face when applying to new positions is simply getting your resume in front of an HR team or hiring manager. Due to the sheer volume of responses one job posting may amass, many organizations leverage applicant tracking systems, which use robots to filter...
Over the last 3 year, Level alumni have moved on to work in a number of data driven roles, in data analytics and science, research, marketing and programming, to name a few. Since graduating Level, alum Josh Chang has been enjoying his career at HubSpot as a Senior Marketing...
Sharon Bernstein is a former SVP and Director of Digital Analytics at Mediavest. You’re ready for the next step in your career. You have a few years of experience under your belt, and you’re using your network to see what’s out there. But first, it’s time to update your analyst...