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I am a 50 year old female and I just started attending college to receive my BS in IT with concentration in Database Management.   ...

Please be very honest with me.   ...

Am I too old for this industry?   ...

Is it worth receiving this degree?   ...

I have no experience in this field and I have been a housewife for nearly 30 years.   ...

W ...

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: Databases    : D. Coburn    :1 reply

Can you tell me the names of some of the companies that hire Data Analysts?   ...

Usually the qualifications for getting hired are either experience or college education and in my case, I have neither! ...

I am afraid I would not get looked at for an oppurtunity.  ...

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: Data Analysts    : Tracy Dye    :1 reply

Hi, ...

I seem to be the odd one out - when searching the web for information, I find evidence that many developers want to move to a business analyst (BA role), but haven't seen anything about making the reverse transition. ...

These days, I am finding that I just don't get much satisfaction from what I've been doing as a BA and would like to be more h ...

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I have 17 years of Quality Assurance experience in the Software Testing field. ...

Unfortunately, I have a gap in employment and I am attempting to reenter the the IT industry using my skills and finding that employers will not hire the old guard. ...

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: Software Testing    : Lisa Dean    :1 reply

Learning how to automate a business will improve your marketability because business owners, employers or Information Technology (IT) managers have an ongoing need to streamline business processes, reduce operational costs or increase marketing and sales revenue ... needs that are directly addressed by business process automation skills, experience or expert ...

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I'm an engineer and I analyze a lot of data to determine the causes of manufacturing failures. ...

I've been writing small SQL queries and analyzing the data. ...

However, most Data Analyst job openings require specific industry experience and all my experience is in the semiconductor industry. ...

There are no semiconductor companies where I'm looking for a job. ...

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: Data Analysts    : Kevin Quinn    :2 replies

Here is the "burning question" or "challenge" facing my career today ... ...

I do not know where to start. An Information Technology (IT) degree takes a long time and is expensive at age 48 to start. ...

I need advice on where to start and how to get training. ...

I have Management experience, customer service and sales experience. ...

Please help ... ...

Can I get a ...

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: Career Coaching    : Todd M.    :1 reply

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