Data Science Can Save Traditional Banking

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One-third of Millennials don’t think they will need a bank at all in five years. From big internet giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon to small, innovative startups such as Square, CreditKarma and TransferWire, traditional banking is being threatened from all sides. How is the banking industry responding to these generational changes and competitive… Read more »

The Future of Big Data Analytics in Sports

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Love ‘em or Hate ‘em Branch Rickey, of breaking the baseball color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers and Jackie Robinson fame, had a lifelong fascination with statistical analysis. In 1913 he hired someone to sit behind home plane and keep track of how many bases each player achieved for himself and his teammates. Michael Lewis’… Read more »

Machine Learning: Courses and Resources

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“It is nearly unanimous in most circles which machine learning course is best for newcomers: Andrew Ng’s Coursera offering,” says KD Nuggets. This is the class released in 2011 that sparked the founding of Coursera, a juggernaut in online education. The course is acclaimed online and has a 4.7 star review over 422 ratings. Wait…. Read more »

Expert Interview: Data Scientist Career Development

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Jacque Paige is the Managing Partner of Executive Recruiters, Smith Hanley Associates, specializing in the contingency placement of data scientists and other analytical specialists. You can reach her at jpaige@smithhanley.com or 203.319-4310. Paysa.com recently checked in with Jacque to get her insight on the job market for data scientists and what those in the field should… Read more »

Pharmaceutical Analytics: 2017 Trends and Salary Scale

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Smith Hanley Associates‘ Pharmaceutical Recruiters thank you for your business in 2016 and look forward to working with you in 2017. Reviewing 2016 and making some predictions for 2017, along with our ever-popular salary scale, gets us ready for the New Year. We hope you find it useful as well. All the best for 2017!… Read more »

Machine Learning, IoT and Unlocking Your Earning Potential

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The Analytical Recruiters at Smith Hanley Associates share with you the hottest trend in the data science job market for 2017, machine learning, the hottest trend for the future, IoT, and where your compensation should be in this competitive marketplace.   I’m a statistical modeler. Why do I need machine learning experience?   Data. Data…. Read more »

8 Cover Letter No-no’s

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Cover letters are going the way of the dinosaurs but they haven’t quite reached extinction yet. Be careful how you do them as they can be a minefield of mistakes. 1. Not doing a cover letter. Even though a study by author Tony Behara of 3000 hiring authorities found that 86% said cover letters are… Read more »

Big Data Algorithms are Discriminatory

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Big Data Algorithms are Discriminatory

Just like the recent Presidential election showed us that just because the polls say so doesn’t make it true, the widespread belief that if it’s a math equation it must be objective isn’t holding up. Algorithms built on Big Data are written and revised by humans, and machine learning algorithms revise themselves based on people’s… Read more »

8 Reasons MSL Opportunities Will Grow by 20% in 2017

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MSL Opportunities Will Grow by 20% in 2017

A 2015 survey by the Medical Science Liaison Society found 20% expected global MSL growth in the next one to two years. What’s driving this growth? 1. “KOLs (key opinion leaders) are demanding it,” says Dr. Samuel Dyer, CEO of the Medical Science Liaison Society. Today’s thought leaders are looking for detailed information as they… Read more »