All posts categorized in: Data Science

Insights from applying scientific methods and algorithms to Indeed data to help people get jobs.

Where Do Data Scientists Come From?

Our previous article in this series on Data Science titles made the case that there’s no such thing as a data scientist — instead, the phrase “data scientist” has come to represent a number of distinct roles. So in addition to their different skills and job duties, we’d like to know who data scientists are and what backgrounds […]

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Qualitative + Quantitative: How Qualitative Methods Support Better Data Science

Have you ever been embarrassed by the first iteration of one of your machine learning projects, where you didn’t include obvious and important features? In the practical hustle and bustle of trying to build models, we can often forget about the observation step in the scientific method and jump straight to hypothesis testing. Data scientists […]

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Does Your Job Title Matter?

The Importance of Picking the Right Job Title for Your Job Job titles are often the first interaction between job seekers and employers. As a job seeker searches, they click relevant titles before getting to know the role more deeply through its job description. Calling a job “software engineer” versus “programmer” will likely lead to […]

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