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9 Tips For Hiring Data Science Talent

Data scientists are the new corporate rock stars. Companies in all industries know they need a strong bench of data science talent to have any hope of becoming the next Uber or Netflix. With more demand than supply, here's what you need to know about recruiting the best and brightest.
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Align With A University
There are a number of high quality data scientist Masters and PhD programs at universities today. According to Burtch, some organizations have aligned themselves with these programs, recruiting students when they graduate. Two strong university programs are the Berkeley School of Information at UC Berkeley (which also offers an online Masters program), and  Northwestern's Master of Science in Analytics, which offers a separate online Master's degree in Predictive Analytics.

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Align With A University

There are a number of high quality data scientist Masters and PhD programs at universities today. According to Burtch, some organizations have aligned themselves with these programs, recruiting students when they graduate. Two strong university programs are the Berkeley School of Information at UC Berkeley (which also offers an online Masters program), and Northwestern's Master of Science in Analytics, which offers a separate online Master's degree in Predictive Analytics.

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