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Are You Ready to Wear the Data Rockstar Shirt?


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People ask me through LinkedIn all of the time what it takes to get started or better yet noticed in the Data Visualization space. I'm sure that they are hoping for me to tell them I'm hiring, or there are 5 words to add to your resume... but this presentation is my response and overall advice.

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Are You Ready to Wear the Data Rockstar Shirt?

  1. 1. You Bought the Shirt, But Do You Own the Attitude? Josh TapleyPhilly Tableau User Group May 5, 2016
  2. 2. Last Time I Did Not Receive Any Call Backs
  3. 3. A Visual Job Should Require A Visual Resume. Online Submission Email to a Real Person
  4. 4. It’s Always Good to Know Your Audience! Not Our Typical Employee
  5. 5. Build A Resume with Your Tool of Choice.
  6. 6. Find a Mentor, But Keep Your Own Style
  7. 7. “I Have This Prodigy” Highly Skilled Ability to Learn Personal Drive Follows Directions Ability to Execute
  8. 8. Know Your Own Secret Formula!
  9. 9. Do You Have An Elevator Pitch?
  10. 10. How Amazing Is Your Portfolio?
  11. 11. Like Stock MS Office Amazing? 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 Category 1 Category 2 Category 3 Category 4 Chart Title Series 1 Series 2 Series 3
  12. 12. Or Did You Demonstrate Your ROCKSTAR Status? (Custom Color Palette, Tooltips, Layout & Design, Chart Diversity, Actions) Visualized By: Bridget Cogley
  13. 13. Visualized By: RJ Andrews Aim For Viz of the Day (VotD)
  14. 14. Participate, Practice & Get Noticed! #MakeoverMonday
  15. 15. Data Dare REVIZ Project