So you want to succeed as a data scientist? Who wouldn’t! But thriving in “the sexiest job of the 21st century” takes more than just amazing technical skills. Luckily, you’ve found this free mini eBook. It’s full of amazing advice from veteran data scientists and data team leaders, to help you master the soft skills that will help you get ahead and put your career on a top trajectory.
about the book
Exploring a Career in Data Science
showcases three chapters from two Manning books that will give you a healthy head-start in your data science career. Get a preview of the paths to success for a data scientist—and how to start walking them, take a slice-of-life look at five kinds of companies that hire data scientists, and jump on the fast track to onboarding data science skills with four distinct methods. With career advice and easy-to-implement soft skills of this rapid guide, you’ll be on your way to the top in this ever-growing field.
- “What’s in a Successful Data Scientist” – Chapter 1 from How to Lead in Data Science by Jike Chong and Yue Cathy Chang
- “Data Science Companies” – Chapter 2 from Build a Career in Data Science by Emily Robinson and Jacqueline Nolis
- “Getting the Skills” – Chapter 3 from Build a Career in Data Science by Emily Robinson and Jacqueline Nolis
about the author
is a data scientist at Warby Parker. Jacqueline Nolis
is a data science consultant and mentor.