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Tips to make an impactful resume that stands out

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Every one of us needs a resume to showcase our skills and experience but how much effort are we putting into it to make it impactful. It is undeniable that resumes play a key role in our job application process. This article will explore some simple strategies to significantly improve the presentation as well as the content of data science resumes.

First, Why is it important to focus on the resume?

Getting a data science job is becoming very competitive, though the number of opportunities is historically high the number of people applying for these jobs is extremely high as well.

For example, below is a screenshot of a job…


With references to sample use-case implementation

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I’m actively involved in mentoring and coaching people in data science. I also guide students to prepare them for a career in data science. Based on my interaction with them, I find many of them ignore the dataset while choosing a project. There are still many using dummy datasets for their data science portfolio projects. The goal of a portfolio project is better learning and to help with a data science job. The use of dummy data for your portfolio project doesn't help either with the learning or with getting a job.

Using a real-world dataset for your project offers…


The Future of AI

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Do you think that building an NLP based AI application such as a chatbot or a Translator requires a lot of data science skills and would take a lot of time? It is not always true, this article will help you better understand. I am going to show how to use GPT-3 to build some amazing NLP based AI applications with minimal development effort. Before getting into the build let’s first understand what GPT-3 is and what are all the features of GPT-3 that make it so special.

What is GPT-3?

GPT-3 is Generative Pre-trained Transformer 3, it is a language model trained…


Also to advance in your data science job

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When I started my career in data science a decade back, I just had a little bit of knowledge about the R, SQL, Gephi — an open-source tool for network analysis and basics about two or three algorithms, that’s it! But back then it was enough for me to get a data science job at one of the fastest-growing start-ups. Fast forward to the present, the scenario is totally different today. The industry is very competitive and very demanding as well. …


Getting Started

From a practical point of view with python implementation

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Statistics plays an important role in data science projects. They are very helpful in getting a better understanding of the data and also for extracting insights. It is an important area and every data scientist must have a clear understanding of the basic statistical concepts.

In this article, I will provide you details about the basic statistical concepts that are frequently used in data science projects, the scenarios where they can be used, and their implementation using python. The scripts and data used in this article can be found in the following git repository here

1. Sampling Techniques

Sampling is an important concept…


A simple guide to help you create one. No Expertise Required!

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A personal portfolio website is like a digital resume. It can make a lot of difference in your career. It can be a great platform for you to publish your work and portfolio, it could help in gaining an audience or followers for yourself, it could be a great way to impress or attract employers. It can also act as your digital resume and can help in bringing some good opportunities your way.

What are the steps involved in building a personal website using GitHub Pages?

Many might have some questions regarding the technical capabilities that would be required to build a personal portfolio website, the good news is just a little bit…


A guide to kick start your career in data science

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Are you learning data science or interested in learning but not sure how you would be able to kick start a career in data science? Getting your first job in data science can be tricky. Many people from diverse fields and students following my “Learn Data Science in 100 days” initiative asks me about getting job opportunities and some of them even often doubt their ability to find a job in data science.

In this article, I will clearly put forth a step-by-step approach that can help in increasing your chances of getting hired as a data scientist. It doesn’t…


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Also learn about making your mentee-mentor relationship successful

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A mentor is like a compass, would help you in reaching your destination on both professional and personal fronts. The concept of mentoring is common among the leadership and top executive teams but recently it is getting popularity across all levels in a range of different professional careers. In this article, I am going to explain the importance of having a mentor, especially in a data science career, also about finding the best mentor aligned to your goals, and making sure the mentorship is successful. If you have a preference to video format check this — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=va53EDK7vgI&t

Importance of having a mentor

A mentor can…


Learn from the world’s best data scientists

Kaggle is one of the world’s largest community of data scientists and machine learning specialists. This platform is home to more than 1 million registered users, it has thousands of public datasets and code snippets (a.k.a. notebooks), more importantly, this platform is actively used by some of the world’s best data scientists. I am not sure how many other fields offer something equivalent to this. It provides a unique opportunity for aspiring data scientists to learn from the world’s best for free. All you need to do is very simple: follow them!

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In this article, I am going to explain…

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