Keys to Career Success & Promotions

Learn the tips that you'll wish someone taught you years ago to increase your chances of faster promotions or bigger raises.

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About the Keys to Career Success & Promotions Course

This online course is designed for anyone interested in data analytics or individuals that are already data analysts. In this course you'll learn all the important tips and key to success that almost nobody talks about.

This course covers the keys to success in your career. I've been in tech for 20 years and people leader for 12 years and function at a Direct level. These are the tips that I give all of my employees and these are the things that I wish someone would have taught me when I was in my 20's or 30's.

If you want to succeed in your career and increase your chances of faster promotions and bigger raises, this course is for you!

Don't miss out on this opportunity to advance your career and take your data analytics skills to the next level!

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2 hrs 26min



Keys to Career Success & Promotions: Course Content

01. Course Overview

  • 1.01: Course Introduction
  • 1.02: About Your Instructor

02. Course Learning Content

  • 2.01: Overview of Being a Data Analyst
  • 2.02: Day in the Life of a Data Analyst
  • 2.03: Handling Stakeholder Requests
  • 2.04: How to Solve Problems
  • 2.05: Communicating Results
  • 2.06: Fun Parts of Being a Data Analyst
  • 2.07: Challenging Parts of Being a Data Analyst
  • 2.08: Getting Started and Working Successfully
  • 2.09: Onboarding Overview
  • 2.10: Goals of Onboarding and Your Plan
  • 2.11: Organization Chart
  • 2.12: Learn the Teams
  • 2.13: Meeting the Teams
  • 2.14: Onboarding Wrap-up
  • 2.15: Getting Organized
  • 2.16: Challenges & Results of Poor Organization
  • 2.17: How to Stay Organized
  • 2.18: Handling Technical Tasks
  • 2.19: Handling Other Tasks
  • 2.20: Saving Code and Files
  • 2.21: Naming Conventions
  • 2.22: Getting Organized Wrap-up
  • 2.23: Communications Overview
  • 2.24: Assuming Positive Intent
  • 2.25: Disagreements
  • 2.26: How to Disagree
  • 2.27: Giving Proper Context
  • 2.28: Getting Too Technical
  • 2.29: Making Stakeholders Chase You
  • 2.30: Shorthand Messages
  • 2.31: Office Gossip
  • 2.32: Acronyms
  • 2.33: Pick Your Battles
  • 2.34: Invalidating Words
  • 2.35: Quality of Work
  • 2.36: Words of Honesty
  • 2.37: Weasel Words
  • 2.38: Clear Needs
  • 2.39: Escalations
  • 2.40: Building Connections
  • 2.41: Communications Wrap-up
  • 2.42: Doing the Job
  • 2.43: Handling Requests
  • 2.44: Formal & Informal Requests
  • 2.45: Quality of Requested Work
  • 2.46: Prioritization of Requests
  • 2.47: Getting Clarification
  • 2.48: Prioritization & Pushing Back
  • 2.49: Doing the Work
  • 2.50: Documenting Your Tasks
  • 2.51: Documenting Your Work
  • 2.52: Performing Quality Assurance Checks
  • 2.53: Communicating with Stakeholders
  • 2.54: Getting Promoted
  • 2.55: What it Takes to Get Promoted
  • 2.56: Building Trust
  • 2.57: Providing Status Updates
  • 2.58: 1 on 1 Meetings
  • 2.59: Monthly Career Development Meetings
  • 2.60: The Promotion Process

03. Course Wrap-up

  • 3.01: Dashboard UI Tips
  • 3.02: Course Wrap-up

"I feel like I found a goldmine!"

"I remember my tutor trying to teach me C++. Nightmare. Brandon explaining SQL. Crystal clear."

Your Instructor:

Brandon Southern

Sr. Leader - Head of Analytics: US Prime & North America Stores Marketing at Amazon

Meet THE Analytics Expert - Brandon Southern (Sr. Leader at Amazon). Brandon is an expert data analytics and engineering, with over 20 years of experience in software engineering, quality assurance engineering, software release management, data engineering, and analytics. With more than 12 years of leadership experience across these domains, he has interviewed, hired, coached, and elevated professionals like you!

As a Senior Leader of Business Intelligence at Amazon, he leads business analysts and business intelligence engineers. He has a passion for helping others grow and developing world-class analytics solutions and teams, which led him to create Analytics Mentor. In his courses and coaching sessions, he will teach you how to develop the necessary skills to become one of the best professionals in the field of data and analytics. He will also show you how to incorporate the best practices that he has developed after working across multiple engineering roles. With his coaching, you'll develop your resume, prepare for interviews, negotiate for higher salaries, and grow your career. By the end of it, you'll become a world-class analyst and engineer and learn the best practices and skills that almost no other analytics team (even in the top tech companies) are using today!

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is this course designed for?

This course is designed for anyone that is interested in becoming a data analyst or business analyst.

How long is this course and can I complete it at my own pace

This is a self-paced course so you can start and stop as needed and take the course all at once or in small increments. This course will take 4-8hrs to complete.

Will I need any prior knowledge or experience in data analytics?

No. Prior knowledge is not required for this course. You should have basic computer skills such as installing software.

What kind of support is available to me while taking this course

You can get support on our Free Discord group.

What certification will I receive upon completion of this course?

You will receive a certificate of completion for the Analytics for Beginners course from Analytics Mentor. This is an educational item that you can add to your resume to improve your chances of obtaining a job in the field of analytics.