Data science as a career change option: How to achieve it

Let’s say you’re a marketer with a passion for numbers; maybe you’d describe yourself as a bit of a stats geek and you love an illustrated workflow. What if you’re having a change of heart on your chosen career? What if you now want to retrain as a data scientist? The fact of the matter is, there is a growing global demand for competent data analysts and PhDs within data science disciplines, but not enough candidates to fill the roles. So how do you transition into a career as a data scientist from more of a marketing-based role and what temperament should you have? Marketers or business analysts seeking to transition their career could be of great strategic value to a company. They can offer insights into how to gain…


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