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Hot commodity: The data scientist

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Tech companies are amping up the incentives to attract top talent, as the need for data scientists ramps up. Lily Jamali reports.

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And it cost -- fuels commerce said Kathy Graham the New York City -- -- But more and more so does data. While tech companies have spent years collecting reams of data just the last three or four years -- they ramp up hiring at that data scientists who interpret it. For Kathy -- these co owner Caroline -- last year's Labor Day data provided by its payment processors square. It's figuring into this year's inventory and staffing decisions. I'm gonna see how many sales we spent days thanks thank -- comments that I mean neither are also like contracts. See what ours pretty -- -- -- mean -- and reduce my parents and I think. Weird now shares these analytics with clients suing at the data scientists become ever Reese is best friend. Where spokesperson feral Jiri I'll be always used in kind as to help armor so one of the biggest things. That's important to square is the idea that we help businesses. Add another -- -- and and we pay packets and in a way that's really easy and I understand that after. -- -- -- A recruiter from one well then tech company that he came here on a mission to hire fifty people. Armed with salaries to impress cloudy apparently is this year is -- I have good numbers from the Bay Area -- where supposedly. Beginning salaries on north of 2000. At this point. But Hurley says money has its limits many data scientists prioritize jobs where they can hone their skills or -- like the team. -- -- -- -- At online video company -- screen meals -- free and good order free which helps retailers processed transactions in nations around the world. CEO Mike Dee Simone says the tech teens work is indispensable. We've used analytics to help our retailers understand. Who's buying what type of categories and brands even right down -- colors and sizes in different markets. He says being able to spot trends like the strength of the children's clothing category in -- Russia. Has strengthened his business boosting demand for data scientists in the process. Judging by the volume of job listings that doesn't appear to be changing. -- -- grumpy there will be fewer pastries on its shelves this holiday weekend. You can chalk that up to -- that.

Hot commodity: The data scientist

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