New site aims to set standards for data scientists, find them the perfect job

Correlation One is a data science-specific job site that not only aims to bring together data scientists and potential employers, but also encourage higher standards in the field. But the site doesn’t just let any old data scientist get in touch with any company. According to CIO, Correlation One has a series of three- to five-hour long, non-academic tests that measure a candidate’s skill level in multiple data-related tasks including data wrangling and visualization. Employers who want to use the service will receive something of a report card showing a candidate’s strengths and weaknesses over 4,000 factors. The tests are built around data sets and real-world problems that “are meant to simulate a ‘day in the life’ of a working data scientist,” Sham Mustafa, cofounder and CEO of Correlation One,…


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