Why so many Data Scientists are Leaving their Jobs



  1. Many people want to become data scientists and data science jobs can be quite hard to get.
  2. Data scientist turnover is quite high.

How do those two facts reconcile? This author believes—and I totally agree—that the problem is one of mismatched expectations. This article goes deep into the dynamics that cause this.

This post has really caught fire since its publication just a few days ago with almost 5,000 "claps" on Medium at the time of my writing this. Apparently it has hit a nerve :) Highly recommended.


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