What does an Analyst do?
Analysts research, analyze and report on different trends. Using either publicly available or collected data, analysts attempt to draw insights that can be used to create actionable strategies in different industries. Analysts may be called to be flexible and work across various industries, with different types of datasets, and may be required to spend a significant amount of time creating and delivering reports.
Analysts require a Bachelor's degree in mathematics, business, marketing, computer science, or related fields. A Master's degree in business administration (MBA), marketing, mathematics, computer science or related fields may be preferred. Analysts benefit from having distinct communication and research skills. This role also requires individuals who are detail-oriented and self-motivated.
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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of an analyst
When working as an analyst, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Excellent Communication, Microsoft Office Suite, SQL Tableau, Statistics and Written Communication.
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The most common qualifications to become an analyst is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.