Canada used to pride itself in being number one in gender equality. This has, however, dramatically changed and by 2016, Canada fell down to the 35th place. For every Dollar a man makes a woman makes 74 cents per average. Recently, the disproportion of women in low-wage jobs has been named as a possible reason.
Data from the Government of Ontario, however, shows that even in high earning positions, and when women and men with similarly high positions are compared, men earn significantly more than women. Continue reading
Data Science can be self-taught to a large extent. Books, online courses, events and conferences can help acquiring most of the necessary skills (see our previous article How to Become a Data Scientist). And while a portfolio that showcases analyses and codes is currently often enough proof for the skill set, it can still be … Continue reading
Data scientists can work in a variety of companies ranging from those for whom data are their major product such as LinkedIn, AirBnB or Uber, to those for whom data are a by-product to increase their business – for example to analyze online traffic, marketing or find new insights. With the multitude of job descriptions … Continue reading