Head of Technology – Kristian Keep

In this episode, Andy Davis talks to Kristian Keep, Head of Technology at Acrotrend, about the importance of soft skills when hiring someone new. They discuss what Kristian looks for when hiring, how to show your job potential and learning by making mistakes.

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Show Notes:

2.25 Using music as an entry to maths and analytics

4.20 Data and analytics moving into the popular mainstream

5.48 Popularity changing the talent coming into the data space

10.32 What Kristian looks for when hiring new staff

11.54 Soft skills are just as important as the technical knowledge

16.02 How to show your job potential

18.59 Learning by making mistakes

20.18 Churn rates and data

25.22 Looking to the future and new technologies in the data space

30.56 Being willing to change and accept new tech