Wanted: Data Scientists

What do companies like Unilever, General Mills and Wyndham Exchange & Rentals have in common with the likes of Google and Facebook?

They are all competing for the same talent when it comes to controlling their growing amount of data. Whether it is leading a data science team to manage Unilever’s skin product line or directing General Mills’ Global Consumer Insight team in designing the company’s entire data system, these household names are battling each other to recruit from a small pool of qualified talent.

The variety of businesses that require data scientists and their different needs within the organization adds another layer to this recruiting conundrum. Finding a data scientist doesn’t necessarily mean they will automatically understand what they’ve been hired to do. Click here to read more about this constant struggle for talent.

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