5 Questions to Ask Before Taking that Analyst Job

Most of my work has been about how you as an analyst can impress at interviews. But we should look at this from the other side of the table, too. How can you protect yourself from getting into a lousy job? Here are a few questions for you the analyst to ask. 1. Where is […]

Networking is Great…Now Do Something!

This is a preview of my forthcoming course on networking for analysts. Learn more at georgejmount.com/networkingcourse It’s important to attend networking events when establishing your network, but without a pivot they can become a huge waste of time. Here is how to use what you’ve learned from networking events and get people contacting you — […]

The 50/50 Rule of Career Development

This is a preview of my forthcoming course on networking for analysts. Learn more at georgejmount.com/networkingcourse . Weinberg and Mares in Traction: How Any Startup Can Achieve Explosive Customer Growth give a 50/50 rule to startups – spend half your time building a product and half your time marketing it. I believe the same rule […]

Course Announcement: Networking for Analysts

When I started this blog, I wanted it to help a particular audience rather than a particular skill set.  I had analysts like me in mind — those who struggled transitioning into a data-heavy role.  While much of the blog has taken shape in Excel blogging, I still intend to focus on more than any single topic — […]

Slides: I Stopped Going to Networking Events…And When You Should, Too

I used to be so gung-ho on networking events that I even wrote a book about it! But after they helped define my purpose, I stopped going to so many. Here’s why I stopped going to networking events — and when you should, too. Read the original post here.