The Problem with Data Science Job Postings

towardsdatascience.com

This is my favorite post about the hiring process I've read for some time. The overall advice: make sure you can solve the problem a company wants to solve, worry less about the specific technologies a posting asks for. There are so many quotable lines; here's my favorite:

If a company asks for more than 6 years of deep learning experience, then their posting was written by someone who has zero technical knowledge (AlexNet came out in 2012, so this basically narrows the field down to Geoff Hinton’s entourage).

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