Analytics Must Haves: Why You’re Hiring for the Wrong Skills

Analytics Must Haves: Why You’re Hiring for the Wrong Skills

The best analysts are hiding in plain sight.

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September 29, 2021

11am - 12pm PT

Join us for an intriguing talk with Benn Stancil, Mode’s Co-founder and Chief Analytics Officer, on the intersection of analytics and career qualification.

Benn posits that over-emphasis on the math and engineering discourages less technical candidates from considering careers in data, when in fact, they are likely to be among the best fits for the role.

We’ll discuss

  • What separates average analysts from great ones
  • The varied career paths into analytics
  • The organizational and cultural obstacles that make building a data team difficult

About the Presenter

Benn Stancil

Benn is the co-founder and President of Mode. Prior to Mode, Benn was an analyst at Microsoft and Yammer, where he helped lead product analytics. Benn also worked as an economic analyst at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC.

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