A Data-What? How and Why You Should Explain Your Data Job to Everyone

Concisely summarizing your role can help avoid ambiguity at both the dinner table and the negotiation table.

I Work in Data…

Sometimes I get the ‘what do you do for work?’ question at the most inconvenient moments. Yesterday it was while I was reclined in a dentist’s chair.

For data-driven roles, a discipline that has found a way to answer complex business questions, there is still…




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