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How to Become a Data Scientist: What You Need to Know

There’s no doubt that having a data scientist job means you’re on a promising career path—one that’s in-demand, fulfilling, and highly lucrative. In fact, Harvard Business Review even dubbed data scientist the sexiest job of the 21st century! But what does a data scientist do? And what do you have to do to land a data scientist position? If you’re ready to learn how to become a data scientist, then keep reading! I’ll break...

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How To Get The Most From Your Online Course

Don’t you love the thought of learning something new? I sure do! In fact, my parents used to call me the “eternal student” and joke that I would’ve just kept getting degrees if it wasn’t so expensive. Even though I did eventually end my student days, I still get super excited about learning. I’ve even taken an online cooking class for the truly hopeless in the kitchen—in other words, me! (Seriously, I once ruined a roast...

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I’m Changing Careers: How Do I Do It?

Did you dread going back to work after the holidays? Is changing careers one of your New Year’s resolutions but you’re not quite sure how to get started? Feeling stuck in a job or career you hate is not a promising way to start a new year—especially a new decade! But the good news is that you’ve already taken the first step toward a new career: awareness that you want one. So allow me to help with the next step: doing something...

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10 Tech Careers You Can Do Remotely in 2020

Here’s the thing about tech: it’s not nearly as hard as it seems if you’re creative or a problem solver by nature. If you love to figure out and fix a dilemma or obstacle, then a coding career is likely your dream. Or, if you’re able to create digital work that’s unique and appealing, a creative tech career can be for you. And the best thing about both? Most tech careers can be done remotely from anywhere in the...

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How to Find Tech Meetups

Whether you’re brand new or already established in the tech world, being part of a group of like-minded people who share your professional interests can be a real bonus to your career (think networking and new skills) and a lot of fun! I went to my first tech meetup just a few weeks after I started as a student at Skillcrush. I have to admit I was so nervous beforehand that I tried to read all of Why’s (Poignant) Guide to Ruby the...