CAREER

What ‘skills’ do you need for a career shift to Analytics?

Last month, we explored how you could make a career shift to Analytics.

You may ask what about skills needed to make this transition.

Several questions must be plaguing you.

Do I need ‘deep’ statistical knowledge?

Which tools should I l

A list of free to download eBooks on Analytics, Data Mining and Big Data

The Complete Guide to Facebook Analytics

This is a great book to start with understanding how metrics are used for branding, using the success story of Facebook.

How to make a career shift to Analytics

Are you thinking of making a career shift to analytics? Then perhaps you are wondering how to go about it. You  maybe asking yourself, How steep is the analytics learning curve? How long does it take to break into the analytics job scene?  …and more.

Making a career in analytics is not just about steep salaries, or being in the midst of a fast-paced exciting profes

Why should Statisticians consider Analytics as a career?

Are you a statistician waiting to stretch your capabilities? Do you want to move beyond academics, biosciences and policy making? Then hold your breath.

A recent trend in analytics hiring reveals that “Statistics” is a desired degree for many of the job roles.

Why you need to understand Digital Analytics

Before I do a blog on the latest craze in the hiring landscape – ecommerce analytics, I’d like to cover digital analytics in its new avatar.

As this article in Forbes magazine says, 2014 was the Year of Digital Marketing Analytics, when the ‘dig

10 Tips to face and ace an Analytics Interview

The way businesses work is fast changing. We now have telephone interviews, skype sessions and of course, the conventional face-to-face. The entire process of getting interviewed starts with a telephone call or email from your institute or company. So at the very outset, what you need to do is gather information about the interview – the venue, time, whether you are expected to give tests or a pre

Why you need to upgrade your CV with skills and certifications

Today, a stand-alone degree or post-grad, is not sufficient to make you stand out in your chosen field of career.  As industries and businesses become more competitive, global and specialised, you need to keep pace with changing environments and IT systems.

If you are a fresh student, you certainly have the advantage of being familiar with emerging business models as they form part of your stu

Why should MBAs consider analytics as a career

Last month I had mentioned why Analytics reigns supreme among Engineering graduates.  Now I shall tell you why MBA degree holders are also opting for analytics as a career!

To begin with, a significant chunk of analytics hiring is happening across all industries. Work profiles are

Top 10 Analytics Companies most searched on Google

As 2014 year draws to an end, we decided to draw up one of those typical end-of-the-year lists we are all so fond of.

This is a list of the most searched-for Analytics companies.

Search Engine used – Google

Global 

  1. Target Analytics
  2. Amazon
  3. IBM
  4. Data Monitor
  5. Dell Global Analytics
  6. HP Global Analytics
  7. <

Breaking News: Analytics related skills among LinkedIn ’25 Hottest Skills in Demand’!

Linked In stats1Global figures – 10/25 skills in demand require some knowledge of