Real Talk with Branch Data Scientist

We interviewed Akshay Mahajan, a Data Scientist at Branch, to discuss his career, a typical workday at Branch, and his recommendations for learning Data Science.

The full video Q&A is below, and here are some of the highlights.

How did …

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3 Sustainability Innovations By L’Oréal That Are Making A Positive Environmental Impact

Finding a job that combines impact with
innovation isn’t easy, but that’s what Danielle managed to do when she became
the Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability at L’Oréal USA.

Danielle has spent her career helping
companies make sustainability …

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The Role of User Interface Designers

User Interface Design (UID) and User Experience Design (UXD), as highly interrelated fields, are at the forefront of companies’ battlegrounds for top talent. In fact, on Glassdoor alone, there are approximately 8,500 UI and 27,000 UX job openings in the …

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Is a National Service Year for You? Tips from an AmeriCorps Alum

Are you in the midst of earning a degree, but unsure about the career direction you want to take after graduation? Or are you looking to make a change from your current day-to-day? Then a national service year might be …

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How Leadership Development Programs Can Help New Grads—Especially Women—Get On The Management Track

When you’re thinking about your career, it’s easy to picture the beginning and the end. Yet reaching the management level is harder than just putting in your time at a company.

Ideal candidates for senior leadership roles have a wide …

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How Emerging Technologies Are Shaping the Future of Healthcare

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Imagine a world where complex health issues can be solved or prevented with relative ease. As lifespan increases, technology innovators race to outpace the growing demands of the planet’s expanding population.  Medical …

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10 Data Analyst Interview Questions and Answers

For any job in any industry, the interview process can induce major anxiety. That’s especially true for a data analyst interview, when your communication skills and overall fit will be judged by people whose jobs literally are to analyze. Yeesh. 

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From Cabin to Cubicle | 4 Lessons from Summer Camp

For many of us, childhood summers were spent catching fireflies in glass jars, sharing twin popsicles with neighbors, and coming home once the street lights turned on.

And for some, longer days and hotter nights also signaled the return to …

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How to Create Job Postings That Stand Out

In a good talent market, it’s important to boost your institution’s brand and show prospective hires why they should beat a path to your door. In today’s excruciatingly tight talent market, it’s absolutely mandatory. The race for qualified applicants is …

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What Is Machine Learning Engineering?

Shubhankar Jain, a machine learning engineer at SurveyMonkey, recently visited the Springboard office to talk about the machine learning engineering role, what an ML engineer does during a typical day, and how aspiring ML engineers can set themselves up for …

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