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Getting a Big Data Job For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-90340-7
264 pages
January 2015
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Introduction 1

Part I: Getting a Job in Big Data 5

Chapter 1: The Big Picture of Big Data Jobs 7

Chapter 2: Seeing Yourself in a Big Data Job 17

Chapter 3: Key Big Data Concepts 29

Part II: Getting Your Big Data Education 47

Chapter 4: Roles in Big Data Revealed 49

Chapter 5: Foundations of a Big Data Education 63

Chapter 6: Making Your Own Way (For the Experienced Professional) 73

Chapter 7: Knowing Your Big Data Tools 85

Part III: Finding a Job with the Right Organization 101

Chapter 8: Life as a Consultant 103

Chapter 9: Working as an In-House Big Data Specialist 115

Chapter 10: Living on the Edge with a Startup 123

Chapter 11: Serving in the Public Sector or Academia 131

Part IV: Developing a Job-Landing Strategy 139

Chapter 12: Building Your Network and Brand 141

Chapter 13: Creating a Winning Résumé 151

Chapter 14: Preparing to Nail Your Interview 163

Part V: The Part of Tens 183

Chapter 15: Ten Ways to Maximize Social Media in Your Job Hunt 185

Chapter 16: Ten Interview Questions and Answers You Need to Know 191

Chapter 17: Ten Free Data Science Tools and Applications 197

Part VI: Appendixes 211

Appendix A: Resources 213

Appendix B: Glossary 219

Index 229

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