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Data Analytics Is A Hot, Sexy Sector For Career Growth

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May 20, 2022
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Data Analytics is all the rage in the job market in 2022. Everyone is talking about data, and if you know how to manipulate and analyze it, you’re a hot commodity. Companies have been rapidly realizing that the more data they have, the better suited they’ll be to make profitable decisions for their business. The article talks about what it’s like to be a Data Analyst, the skills it takes, and the personality needed to be successful in this space. 

Data Analytics Is A Hot, Sexy Sector For Career Growth

Data is sexy. It helps you make better decisions at work and in your personal life. The challenge is that it sounds stodgy. This stereotype is harmful, as the need for smart data analysts is hot and fast-growing.

There is a lot of misunderstanding around this space. You probably think that a data scientist or analyst is a math geek, wearing 1950s black-rimmed glasses and sporting a pocket protector in their tight-fitting, white, short-sleeved, button-up shirt.

Wendy Turner Williams is the chief data officer at Tableau, a division of tech giant Salesforce. She holds a degree in history and is cheery, upbeat, personable and has a great sense of humor. Her seemingly nontraditional college degree turned out to be very appropriate for a career in data.

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