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Crafting your story as a data analytics professional

About this session

Immerse yourself in our discussion with two successful data professionals as they share their career journeys and their best career tips. Learn how to create a winning portfolio and present yourself in interviews to stand out from the competition. Get firsthand insights and practical advice from our alums on crafting your story and positioning yourself for success in the dynamic field of data analytics. Take advantage of this opportunity to gain inside insights and elevate your data analytics career!

Key takeaways

  1. Consistency is vital when showcasing your brand and story. First, identify what you are good at and passionate about, then focus on that in your projects and profile.
  2. Mock interviews are crucial to overcoming anxiety about the job search process. They give you a good representation of what actual interviews will be like and help you identify areas for improvement.
  3. Learning diverse skills in a boot camp will be highly beneficial in the future. Exposure to various skills and tools will make you a valuable asset to your team and offer more opportunities to showcase your abilities.
  4. Clear communication skills are essential for analysts to ensure end users understand the data presented to them. 
  5. SQL is an essential skill for data professionals. Numerous learning resources are available, including DataCamp, Mode, HackerRank, and DataLemur.

The views and opinions expressed in this video are those of the presenter and do not necessarily represent the view of edX or its parent company 2U, Inc.