Chapter 5. The search: Identifying the right job for you

This chapter covers

  • Finding open jobs that might be a good fit
  • Decoding job descriptions to understand what the roles are really like
  • Picking the jobs to apply for

You’ve got the skills, and you’ve got the portfolio; all you’re missing is the data science job! You should expect the job search process to take some time, though. Even successful job applications usually take at least a month from applying to getting an offer, and more commonly several months. But by laying out some best practices in this chapter, we hope to make the process as painless as possible.

In this chapter, we ...

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