Category Archives for Career Planning

Setting Career Goals

Setting Career GoalsWhether you’re ready for a change now or thinking about the future of your career, this article will help you in setting career goals.Let’s look at how to structure any goal you set  to maximize your chances of succeeding and then we’ll look at some specific career goals to set for 2020. SMART Goal […]

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Top 4 Data Analytics Tools

 Data analytics tools are key for any data analyst or data scientist to know. Which tool should you learn though?   I’ll go through several options and the advantages of learning each one for your career in data.   From Python to R and SAS, find out which analysis tool will suit you best.  These recommendations are based […]

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Top 5 Data Visualization Tools

 Data visualization is a key communication skill for any data analyst – and almost any businessperson – to know. No matter how great you are at analyzing data, if you can’t package it in a meaningful way, then the impact is often lost.   In this video, we’ll look at the top 5 data visualization tools I […]

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How to Become a Data Analyst

As this field continues to grow, there are more and more jobs opening up.  But how do you become a data analyst? I’ve worked with data analytics for over a decade. I’ll go through 5 steps to getting your first data analyst job.   Data analysts work in a massive variety of fields. Some are more programming heavy […]

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Data Analyst Job Description

Data analysts translate numbers into plain language so everyone else can understand them.   Every business collects data, whether it’s sales figures, market research, logistics, or transportation costs. A data analyst’s job is to take that data and use it to help companies make better business decisions.  This video looks at 3 key areas of the data […]

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Write a Resignation Letter

 Ready to quit your job, but not sure the best way to do it?   This video will teach you how to write a professional resignation letter. And the best part – it’ll only take a few minutes.   I’ll walk you through a resignation letter example using the exact script I’ve used myself in the past.   A […]

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What does a data analyst do? (Video)

 Curious to learn what’s included in data analyst day to day activities? Find out what a data analyst day in the life is like – from a former analyst and manager of analysts.   While data analyst day to day work will vary some based on the company and specific position, there are some general themes that […]

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Top Five Data Analyst Skills Needed (Video)

If you’re ready to become a great data analyst, the top 5 skills I”ll teach you in this video are critical.  I’ve put this list together after over a decade of working as an analyst and hiring analysts. These skills are what stand out in the best analysts.  Maybe you’re considering changing careers and wondering how to […]

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