Getting a Big Data Job For Dummies
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: December 2014
Pages: 264

Learn to:

  • Ensure you have the skill set for a big data career path
  • Develop a job-landing strategy
  • Prepare for the hiring process and sharpen your interview skills
  • Find companies hiring big data professionals

Find out what it takes to land a job in one of today’s fastest-growing career fields!

The demand for big data professionals just keeps growing. This down-to-earth guide shows you what you must know to qualify, how to identify the big data job for you, what constitutes the perfect résumé, and what it takes to ace the interview. Learn about the different types of jobs and companies, how to build a plan, and how to set it in motion!

  • What’s out there — view the big picture of the big data industry and find out what types of jobs fit your skills and interests
  • Dive into details — understand the process of big data architecture and examine how big data is used in different businesses
  • What do you need to know — review your own background and see what education gaps you need to fill
  • Stock your toolbox — discover essential database and analysis tools
  • Who the players are — find out what companies and enterprises are major big data employers
  • Decide what you want — understand the pros and cons of working for a large corporation, for a startup, in the public sector, or in academia
  • Build your strategy — develop your network, learn to create the résumés that will get attention, and head into interviews with confidence

Open the book and find:

  • How to build a job-finding plan
  • What skills are in demand
  • Where to look for jobs
  • An overview of major big data employers
  • Different types of jobs available
  • Whether you need more education
  • Curriculum choices that lead to jobs
  • Top ten ways to maximize social media
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