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30 March
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What is a Data Scientist?

Data Scientist analyzing data

As technology continues to advance, the use of “big data” has become increasingly popular. Big data comes from anything – from posts made on social media sites to the number of clicks on a link. With all this big data, the need for data scientists has grown significantly.
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27 January
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Technical Recruiting Lessons from Super Bowl Week

What Does Building a Software Engineering Team and Building a Football Team Have in Common?

Super Bowl XLIX Seahawks vs. Patriots

Super Bowl XLIX Seahawks vs. Patriots. Photo credit: ESPN

Super Bowl excitement is in the air. To get into the Super Bowl spirit, let’s play a game – Football Recruiting for a Day. Pretend we’re recruiters for a NFL football team. What are some things we should first think about as we prepare ourselves to recruit and build a champion team? Let’s begin!

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27 January
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Do You Speak Geek?

Do you speak geek

Seattle, where I live, is a coffee obsessed city. No matter you live here in Seattle or elsewhere, if, when you hear the word “Java”, a computer programming language comes to mind before a cup of hot drink, count yourself in as a denizen of Geek-speaking land.

Being one of the leading technology hubs, Seattle seems to have an even stronger obsession with technology and geek culture than with coffee. You might not be a geek who writes code, but most likely you have plenty of geeks around you at work, in your social circle, or in your family.

So you ask, “Why should I, as an HR or recruiting professional, care about speaking Geek?”If any part of your job involves recruiting technical people, you should care deeply. Here is why, according to this Undercover Recruiter article on “How to Recruit Technology Talent”: Read more…