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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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Consider Boot Camp Graduates
Candidates with advanced degrees in one scientific specialty may pursue specialized data science knowledge. Others may look to broaden their career options by exploring data science as a possible new direction. These professionals may attend data science boot camps.
Such programs are typically 12 weeks in duration and are designed to give highly educated and qualified candidates the knowledge they need to start a career in data science. Such programs often also offer candidates placement upon completion of the coursework. It's worth contacting these training organizations when looking for your next data science job candidates.
(Image: Joel Carillet/iStockphoto)

Consider Boot Camp Graduates

Candidates with advanced degrees in one scientific specialty may pursue specialized data science knowledge. Others may look to broaden their career options by exploring data science as a possible new direction. These professionals may attend data science boot camps.

Such programs are typically 12 weeks in duration and are designed to give highly educated and qualified candidates the knowledge they need to start a career in data science. Such programs often also offer candidates placement upon completion of the coursework. It's worth contacting these training organizations when looking for your next data science job candidates.

(Image: Joel Carillet/iStockphoto)

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