[1 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Benefits and Opportunities Associated with the ASA’s Accredited Professional Statistician Program | 1,957 views]
The ASA has offered voluntary professional accreditation for a year and a half now and, as the number of Accredited Professional Statisticians has grown, so have the benefits provided by the ASA to accredited members.
[1 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Master’s Degrees in Analytics | 8,212 views]
Universities have begun to develop degrees and certificate programs geared toward analytics.These unique programs offer students hands-on experience so they are ready to enter the work force with the skills needed to succeed. A few such programs and their unique aspects are highlighted here.
[1 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Putting the ‘Work’ in Networking | 2,077 views]
Networking is the practice of making meaningful connections with people, usually one person at a time. Most new opportunities and productive work relationships are made through informal face-to-face contacts based on a few degrees of separation. In this article, Bill Williams, organizational learning consultant, addresses the basics of how to seek and establish useful connections with others and prepare yourself to represent your capabilities, or those of the group in which you work, effectively. Even if you think of yourself as somewhat shy, you’ll see how this can be done with just a little stretch on your part.
Amstat News is the monthly membership magazine of the American Statistical Association, bringing you news and notices of the ASA, its chapters, its sections, and its members. Other departments in the magazine include announcements and news of upcoming meetings, continuing education courses, and statistics awards.
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