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I’m having trouble getting interviews from FAANG companies. Can anyone give me some tips on what you did to get your foot in the door? Background: - MS Data Analytics - MBA - 3 years consulting experience - 4 years data science/ data analytics experience

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I’ve worked at big 4 firms, got my MBA from a state school, and have done data science worked a government contractor. I also have certifications including AWS, Scrum, Six Sigma, and Data Science. My data science/data analytics experience includes: RPA, dashboarding, time series analysis, and big data exploration

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Agreed, I’ve seen others lock in opportunities with less experience. It makes me think that my search strategy may not be efficient.

Do you need any kind of help? I do consulting in this area. Send me a message if you would like :-)

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Do you just apply online? Or are you reaching through your network to get referrals? I’ve seen referrals, or direct contacts in the vertical you wanna work at go a very long way.

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What firms did you work at? Where did join get your mba from and what type of data science experience

What roles are you applying for?

I applied for analyst, data scientist, program manager, product manager, etc. It’s weird because I meet all of the general qualifications and preferred qualifications as well for the positions I applied to.

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