Hone your analytic talents and become part of the next bigthing
Getting a Big Data Job For Dummies is the ultimate guideto landing a position in one of the fastest–growing fields in themodern economy. Learn exactly what "big data" means, why it′s soimportant across all industries, and how you can obtain one of themost sought–after skill sets of the decade. This book walks youthrough the process of identifying your ideal big data job, shapingthe perfect resume, and nailing the interview, all in oneeasy–to–read guide.
Companies from all industries, including finance, technology,medicine, and defense, are harnessing massive amounts of data toreap a competitive advantage. The demand for big data professionalsis growing every year, and experts forecast an estimated 1.9million additional U.S. jobs in big data by 2015. Whether yourniche is developing the technology, handling the data, or analyzingthe results, turning your attention to a career in big data canlead to a more secure, more lucrative career path. Getting a BigData Job For Dummies provides an overview of the big datacareer arc, and then shows you how to get your foot in the doorwith topics like:
The education you need to succeed
The range of big data career path options
An overview of major big data employers
A plan to develop your job–landing strategy
Your analytic inclinations may be your ticket to long–lastingsuccess. In a highly competitive job market, developing your dataskills can create a situation where you pick your employer ratherthan the other way around. If you′re ready to get in on the groundfloor of the next big thing, Getting a Big Data Job ForDummies will teach you everything you need to know to getstarted today.