Are you interested in data and data analytics or doing investments and crunching numbers? If you are, you're interested in data, but one thing that people don't ever consider is the data that supports their own opinions and their own ideas about things.
Just take a moment the next time you have a stressful thought about your job hunt and ask yourself: “do I have data that supports that opinion?”
I’m going to be that you don’t.
Let me give you a really simple example.
There is a person who I think wouldn't want to talk to me. I reached out once to that person over LinkedIn and they never responded. I conclude, “people must not wanna talk to me”.
This is one data point. How often does one data point reflect a population? (and how often do people get busy, miss messages, or prefer you to follow up over email?)
It’s interesting in the job hunt:...