Getting a Big Data Job For Dummies

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2015-01-12
264 pages

Book Description

Hone your analytic talents and become part of the next bigthing

Getting a Big Data Job is the ultimate guideto landing a position in one of the fastest-growing fields in themodern . Learn exactly what "big data" means, why it's soimportant across all industries, and how you can obtain one of themost sought-after skill sets of the decade. This book walks youthrough the process of identifying your ideal big data job, shapingthe perfect resume, and nailing the interview, all in oneeasy-to-read guide.

Companies from all industries, including finance, ,medicine, and defense, are harnessing massive amounts of data toreap a competitive advantage. The demand for big data professionalsis growing every year, and experts forecast an estimated 1.9million additional U.S. jobs in big data by 2015. Whether yourniche is developing the , handling the data, or analyzingthe results, turning your attention to a career in big data canlead to a more secure, more lucrative career path. Getting a BigData Job For Dummies provides an overview of the big datacareer arc, and then shows you how to get your foot in the doorwith topics like: * The education you need to succeed * The range of big data career path options * An overview of major big data employers * A plan to develop your job-landing strategy

Your analytic inclinations may be your ticket to long-lastingsuccess. In a highly competitive job market, developing your dataskills can create a situation where you pick your employer ratherthan the other way around. If you're ready to get in on the groundfloor of the next big thing, Getting a Big Data Job ForDummies will teach you everything you need to know to getstarted today.

Table of Contents

Part I: Getting a Job in Big Data
Chapter 1: The Big Picture of Big Data Jobs
Chapter 2: Seeing Yourself in a Big Data Job
Chapter 3: Key Big Data Concepts

Part II: Getting Your Big Data Education
Chapter 4: Roles in Big Data Revealed
Chapter 5: Foundations of a Big Data Education
Chapter 6: Making Your Own Way (For the Experienced Professional)
Chapter 7: Knowing Your Big Data Tools

Part III: Finding a Job with the Right
Chapter 8: Life as a Consultant
Chapter 9: Working as an In-House Big Data Specialist
Chapter 10: Living on the Edge with a Startup
Chapter 11: Serving in the Public Sector or Academia

Part IV: Developing a Job-Landing Strategy
Chapter 12: Building Your and Brand
Chapter 13: Creating a Winning Résumé
Chapter 14: Preparing to Nail Your Interview

Part V: The Part of Tens
Chapter 15: Ten Ways to Maximize in Your Job Hunt
Chapter 16: Ten Interview Questions and Answers You Need to Know
Chapter 17: Ten Free Data Science Tools and Applications

Part VI: Appendixes
Appendix A: Resources
Appendix B: Glossary

Book Details

  • Title: Getting a Big Data Job For Dummies
  • Author:
  • Length: 264 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2015-01-12
  • ISBN-10: 1118903404
  • ISBN-13: 9781118903407
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