One of the questions that I get asked a lot is how to get started in Data Science. In some ways, it’s easier now than when I started — there’s a lot more learning resources. In others, it’s harder — there’s a lot more competition for data science jobs.
Here’s a great article from towardsdatascience.com with six bits of advice for those wanting to get into this field.
Building experience before landing a job Data science is a field with a huge demand, in part because it seems to require experience as a data scientist to be hired as a data scientist. But many of the best data scientists I’ve worked with have diverse backgrounds ranging from