Why it’s your fault your data scientists keep quitting

Bummer. You worked so hard to find the perfect data scientist to magically transform all your data into (wait for it!) “actionable insights” and now she’s quitting. Even worse, it’s your fault, and you may not realize it.

It’s not you, it’s me As Jonny Brooks highlighted in an insightful article, data scientists may be richly paid but many tend to be unhappy in their current jobs. As such, machine learning experts and data scientists top the list of technical folks actively searching for a new job. The reasons are several, but Brooks points to one in particular: Most companies aren’t actually in a good position to make use of the data they have.

Author: Matt Asay


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