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Intro to SQL

Ready for tomorrow's (free) virtual chat? ****TOPIC**** Intro to SQL Have you heard about SQL but aren't quite sure what it is or how to get started? This seminar will start with the basics, including a high-level overview of what SQL is, how it's used, and why people use it. We'll also write some basic SQL code together and have time for questions! ****MEET THE EXPERT***** Barbara is a #DataAnalytics expert with a Bachelor's in Applied Statistics and a demonstrated history of working in the industry. She previously held a position as a Business Analyst at an insurance company where she primarily served the needs of the organization’s marketing department. She also worked for a statistician analyzing a variety of corporate, government, and nonprofit datasets. Barbara is currently the President of Boxplot Analytics, a consulting firm that produces accurate, data-driven results for corporate clients. She also teaches for General Assembly, and is an expert in #Excel, #Tableau, #Qlik, #Python, #R, #JavaScript, and #SQL. Submit your questions and join us tomorrow!

*LIVE* Data Hour 9/24

Tomorrow's Chat & Learn is still open. Sign up and submit your questions today! ➡️ TOPIC: *LIVE* DATA HOUR Are you working on a technical project and could use some help? Is your #data just not making sense and you'd love a second opinion? Does your #code have you seeing stars? Join our virtual data hour and bring all of your tricky questions - we'll work through the answers together! Barbara is an expert in: #Excel #Tableau #Qlik #Python #R #JavaScript #SQL ➡️ MEET THE SPEAKER: Barbara is a #DataAnalytics expert with a Bachelor's in Applied Statistics and a demonstrated history of working in the industry. She previously held a position as a #BusinessAnalyst at an insurance company where she primarily served the needs of the organization’s #marketing department. She also worked for a #statistician analyzing a variety of corporate, government, and nonprofit datasets. Barbara is currently the President of Boxplot​, a consulting firm that produces accurate, data-driven results for corporate clients. She also teaches for General Assembly.

Tomorrow's Chat & Learn is still open. Sign up and submit your questions today! ➡️ TOPIC: *LIVE* DATA HOUR Are you working on a technical project and could use some help? Is your data just not making sense and you'd love a second opinion? Does your #code have you seeing stars? Join our virtual data hour and bring all of your tricky questions - we'll work through the answers together! Barbara is an expert in: #Excel #Tableau #Qlik #Python #R #JavaScript #SQL ➡️ MEET THE SPEAKER: Barbara is a #DataAnalytics expert with a Bachelor's in Applied Statistics and a demonstrated history of working in the industry. She previously held a position as a #BusinessAnalyst at an insurance company where she primarily served the needs of the organization’s #marketing department. She also worked for a #statistician analyzing a variety of corporate, government, and nonprofit datasets. Barbara is currently the President of Boxplot, a consulting firm that produces accurate, data-driven results for corporate clients. She also teaches for General Assembly.
General Assembly

6 Tips for Landing a Job at a Startup

How to narrow your focus, get a leg up on the competition, and look like the most prepared person in the room.

Below is an article originally written by startup founder and former GA leader Matt Cynamon for PowerToFly Partner General Assembly. Go to General Assembly's page on PowerToFly to see their open positions and learn more.

Working for a startup company can be one of the most challenging, exhilarating, sometimes heartbreaking, and oftentimes fulfilling journeys of your life. But wanting in and breaking in to this competitive industry are two different things. Landing an opportunity at a startup is about more than luck. There are terms to learn, steps to take, and skills to grow to make you a candidate who stands out from the crowd.

Whether you're a recent college graduate, someone with 10 years of executive-level experience, recently completed a career accelerator program, or are just making a jump from a more traditional work background, there is a pathway to a dream job at a startup for everyone. While there's no foolproof method for landing a job, we've compiled six proven tips that can help you narrow your focus, get a leg up on the competition, and look like the most prepared person in the room.

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