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machine learning and predictive modeling

“Many of my candidates argue that predictive modeling and machine learning are the same thing,” said Data Science and Analytics Executive Recruiter, Nancy Darian. Relevant articles though seem to say while there are key similarities between them they are really two distinct elements of artificial intelligence. Definitions An article from Educba.com said “Predictive modeling is… Read more »

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streamline your hiring process

In this candidate driven job market, doing your best recruiting quickly has become critical. Here are five strategies to streamline your hiring process. Evaluate Don’t take that old job description and run with it. Do take the time to meet with the hiring manager and others impacted by the position, to write a new, updated… Read more »

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want to be an actuary?

You love numbers but how does that translate into a career? Of the myriad of careers you could choose, why choose to become an actuary? Essential PropertyCasualty360.com  says, “The ability to price risk contingencies is an essential part of our economy and society. Without an active insurance market and a strong quantitative foundation for measuring… Read more »

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work-from-home-revolution

Thirty-five percent is an often-reported statistic for the number of people working from home at the height of the pandemic. But that number is significantly understated when looking at households earning over $100K that were at 57.5% according to the Census Bureau.  Over $150K that number is 67.5% and over $200K in earnings it is… Read more »

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national healthcare database

Have you noticed during the pandemic that the U.S. seemed to rely on other countries, like Israel and the UK, to predict the spread and inform vaccine policy? COVID exposed the fragmented reality of U.S. health records. This lack of accessible data and information contributed to the tension between what the public wanted to know… Read more »

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transition from manager to director

Do you feel trapped in your current manager role? Do you think your company finds you so valuable where you are, they aren’t considering you for promotion? Is there some aspect of your professional style that is missing and keeps you from that next step in your career? The transition from manager to director is… Read more »

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Data Scientists and the Metaverse

First you have to know your byte definitions: terabytes have 12 zeros, petabytes have 15 zeros, exabytes have 18 zeros and zettabytes have 21 zeros. Now you can appreciate a number like 44 zettabytes which is the amount of data in the world at the start of 2020. According to Statista.com by 2025 463 exabytes… Read more »

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In-person interview

Yes, it is a candidate’s job market, but with 75% of managers preferring some type of in-person work environment, according to a Goodhire.com survey of 3500 managers, companies are starting to utilize the in-person interview again. Here are some tips on navigating the minefield of vaccination policies, remote/hybrid/in-office preferences and communication expertise questions for the… Read more »

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Real-world data

Clinical trial data remains the ‘gold standard’ for demonstrating the effectiveness of an intervention and seeking regulatory approval. But in October 2021 the FDA conceded that the health care community uses real-world data to support expanded coverage decisions and to develop guidelines and decision support tools for use in clinical practice. It acknowledged that real-world… Read more »

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best states for remote work

With 20% of all professional jobs remote as of the beginning of 2022 and more than a third of households teleworking more frequently than before the pandemic, assessing where one should work has become an interesting choice. CNBC and WalletHub have both done a “10 Best States for Remote Work” that couldn’t be more different…. Read more »