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Being a Data Scientist can be an extremely fulfilling career doing valuable work. It is the top professional position on the Glassdoor, Indeed and Linkedin marketplaces. As with every good thing, though, there are downsides. Here are the most commonly cited Data Scientist frustrations. All-in-One Super Hero You are an EXPERT in business, data, programming… Read more »

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Climate change is the underlying reason for a dramatic change in risk assessment for the insurance industry. Robert Muir-Wood, the chief scientist of Risk Management Solutions (RMS), says, “In the past, when making these {risk} assessments, we looked to history. But in fact, we’ve now realized that that’s no longer a safe assumption—we can see,… Read more »

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Why is Oncology Market Research an Exciting Place to Be?   IQVIA reports the number of oncology drugs in clinical development has expanded by 45% over the past ten years. The oncology global pipeline has 631 unique molecules in late-phase development. Oncology growth of 6-9% per year is forecast through 2021. By the end of… Read more »

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The last few years have created a seismic shift in the education choices for wanna-be Data Scientists. Smith Hanley Associates has recruited statisticians for over 37 years and throughout the first 32 years a Masters in Statistics was THE educational method to achieve career success. The size, scope and speed with which data has become… Read more »

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Traditional credit risk steps to serve the vast unbanked population include compensating for perceived higher default incidence with higher interest rates or penalties and other fees, or utilizing microcredit where smaller loan amounts over shorter terms are managed through strong relationships between lenders and borrowers. Neither of these methods are ideal or particularly cost effective…. Read more »

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Machine Learning Engineers and Data Scientists are the top two Emerging Jobs from 2012 to 2017 as reported in LinkedIn’s 2017 U.S. Emerging Jobs Report. Job titles on LinkedIn profiles that included Machine Learning increased by 980% and Data Scientist titles went up 650% from 2012 to 2017. This increase was less than the open… Read more »

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Every job interview should have behavioral questions. They address skills every position requires: teamwork, ability to adapt, time management, communication and your motivation and values. A technical interview requires time and investment by both the company and the candidate. It is critical for weeding out unqualified candidates and for highlighting a qualified candidate’s skills and… Read more »

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Google has an 81% share of search according to data metrics site NetMarketShare. At its height Standard Oil only had a 79% share of the market before anti-trust regulators stepped in. “When Google and Facebook control 88% of all new internet advertising, the rest of the internet economy including things like online journalism and music… Read more »

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Smith Hanley Associates‘ Recruiters offer their resume tips for your job search. They also take this chance to honor their close relatives who served in the military. Happy Memorial Day!   Eda Zullo, Executive Recruiter, Pharmaceutical Analytics Father, Donald Rederscheid, Private 1st Class, U.S. Army Resume Tips: If you work for a very large company… Read more »