Matchmaker Vets Data Scientists as Talent Gap Widens

A company that creates standards for evaluating data skills has launched a matchmaking service connecting qualified data scientists with potential employers. Addressing the growing shortage of data scientists at a time when tool vendors are striving to make analytics tools easier to use, matchmaker Correlation One said its new vetting service is based on its proprietary suite of tests. The company provides a “report card” to prospective employers to help them evaluate potential candidates. The service seeks to take advantage of the reality that data science has become a sellers’ market. The service includes a battery of tests designed to validate a range of data science skills along with proprietary “resume analysis” algorithm. The company said its process extracts key factors from a candidate’s resume and correlates them with an…


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