Some time ago, in the recent history of the recruitment industry, a discussion upon the CV of Marissa Mayer flared up. Back then, she was the CEO and the President of Yahoo! And a former executive, usability leader, and key spokeswoman for Google. To some, her resume was impeccable and became an inspiration for millions of professionals active in the job market. To others, it lacked strategy and structure. What is the truth?
Today, in the vast majority of white-collar jobs we need to write. Essays, reports, educational materials, instructions, emails, you name it. The need to create content in a written form is especially pronounced when it comes to content creators — authors, bloggers, essayists — but in fact, all of us need to write to a smaller or larger extent. However, some of us have a natural blockade from creative writing. How to overcome this barrier?
In this blog post, the author of the Ontology of Value Test, Natalia, comments on her own experience with the test, and the results. What surprised her the most? Which of the results does she agree with? Which points doesn’t she agree with? What did she learn about herself from this experience, and is she now more bullish about her own test, or rather, the opposite?
Today, the workflow in all companies and organizations in all industries is project-based. Therefore, the experience with popular practices in project management and project management tools is no longer just an extracurricular point on your resume. All industry professionals – from an executive to a specialist – are expected to be fluent with implementing at least some of these project management tools and switching from one workflow to another. Therefore, basic project management skills are compulsory to get hired at the leading companies in virtually any industry today!
While applying for jobs, we typically focus on our objectives: how do we determine which position is suitable for us and suits our long-term career plans, and how do we land the job? One important aspect of your job interview preparation is to become aware of the cognitive biases that might appear in the process – both on your side and on the side of the hiring manager. We are only humans after all!
Is there still enough room to build a carer in data science from scratch now in 2021? Yes. But now, after the pandemic, the rules of the game have changed. Today, to become successful in data science, you need to step up your game. This article lists five steps to take at the start to guarantee long-term success in this field for yourself!