3 Tips When Hiring Data Scientists

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Adam Birkett

If your organization is new to data science, chances are you are dealing with more unknown unknowns than known knowns as you build your data science team. 

Here are some pointers to help you make the most of data science by hiring great data science professionals.

Hire Data Scientists for Passion

At a basic level, hiring data scientists is the same as filling any other role: You want people who are excited to come in every day and do great work. As the saying goes, you can teach skills, but you can’t teach passion.

Passion is critical for a data scientist because data is messy, results take time and there are lots of…

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