Social Media and it’s role when looking for a job.

From making connections, to finding company information, or spotting new job openings before they’re advertised, there’s no doubt that social media now plays an integral role in the job search. But even if you aren’t actively using it to further your career, it could still indirectly help or hinder your chances of being hired. According

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Do you want to be a Data Scientist?

Guest post by Michael Koploy of SoftwareAdvice.com By now, pretty much everyone has heard that “Big Data” will be the next “big thing” to revolutionise how we work, live and communicate. But who will manage the Walmart database that contains over 2.5 petabytes of data from the retailer’s 1 million customer transactions per hour? Who

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What is a Data Scientist?

Data is as strategically important to business as products and services. Today, some companies are built around only data. And the buzz words around the boardroom have been more about data analytics and Big Data for the past few years. As data has taken on such a prime role in business, so of course have

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How to Judge Job Candidates Fairly

Don’t judge a book by a cover. What does that mean? It means that many candidates today, regardless of their skill or experience level, still do not know how to write a good bio/resume. Does that mean they are not good candidates? Not at all, says Lynne Keenan a recruiter with over 15 years of

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