How to Transition from Academia to Corporate Data Science

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A 2015 Moody’s study predicted that the closure rates of small colleges and universities will triple in the coming years and mergers will double. This rate could lead to 15 institutions a year shutting their doors for good.  The pursuit of tenure track academic positions becomes more difficult and more risky as a result.  Opening… Read more »

6 Things Market Research Job Searchers Are Asking For

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There are many pieces to the market researcher’s career puzzle.  Here are the six trends we have seen candidates focusing on during their job search over the past year.   6. Industry When asked if they would be interested in working in a new industry the majority of candidates say yes. There are many commonalities… Read more »

Why You Should Use a Recruiter in Your Job Search

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1. Recruiters in your niche will have credibility with potential employers. Employers won’t know you, but your representation by a known recruiter will go a long way in selling your candidacy. 2. Niche recruiters will give you insider information. From years of working with companies and filling positions in one specialty they know the structure… Read more »

The Three Ways To Talk About Your Salary

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There seems to be a lot of confusion out there about how revealing to be with your salary information in your job search. There was recently a linkedin influencer post that said never reveal your salary to your recruiter or to the company that wants to hire you. Wrong! I couldn’t disagree with that post… Read more »

Reference Preparation as part of a Proactive Career Development Strategy

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At every point in your career, whether you are conducting a job search or not, you should have three references ready and waiting for submission to potential employers.  This discipline will require you to keep in touch with previous supervisors and mentors on a regular basis.  Keeping references “primed” on your behalf is a top… Read more »