Important news for pymetrics users! We’re adding 14 new models to our career matching algorithms, increasing the variety of industries available to everyone who plays our career assessment games! You asked, so we had to deliver.
The new career models will include positions in medicine, arts, supply chain, marketing, software development, non-profits, and many others.
We'll be releasing career models regularly, so no matter your professional interest, you can take advantage of our neuroscience- based games and matching algorithms!
Check out the individual positions below.
Data scientists must be inherently curious and creative people with strengths in statistics, mathematics, and computer science. Not only does a data scientist have to uncover meaningful trends, but he or she must also be able to communicate and act on these findings in a succinct way, both orally and through computer visualization. A data scientist must understand and be able to ask relevant business questions to uncover insights from huge sets of data
Biomedical engineers analyze and design solutions to problems related to medicine and biology. This can include researching, designing, and developing medical products, managing the use of clinical equipment, or building mathematical models applied in physiology and public health. Bioengineers may be employed at hospitals, medical device companies, or a wide range of manufacturing and engineering firms.
A systems engineer plans, builds, and maintains an organization’s technical infrastructure, including both hardware, software, and reporting. Analyzing performance, security, and data assurance, as well as understanding users’ needs are all among the responsibilities of a systems engineer.
A merchandiser makes sure that the right product in the right amount appear in the right place within a physical and/or online store. They must monitor sales performance, forecast demand trends, and accurately predict stock levels to ensure that sales and profit targets are met by the company. Merchandisers can also be responsible for store signage and employee product education to drive sales.
A marketing manager is responsible for developing and implementing strategic marketing initiatives for a business or business unit. These initiatives are designed to attract new customers and increase the value of and retain existing customers. Tasks include performing market research, developing pricing strategies, and coordinating relevant staff and vendors (marketing, creative, media, and agencies) to meet firm objectives.
A UX designer must have the creative capacity and skill to design engaging web and mobile applications while integrating data and analytics to enhance the user experience. UX designers are responsible for ensuring that the product moves from one step to the next in a way that is both visually appealing and logical.
A lawyer represents and advises individuals or groups on legal transactions, drafts and analyzes legal documents, or represents clients in legal proceedings. There is a wide swath of areas of expertise from criminal to corporate to international to environmental and many others. A lawyer must interpret legal precedent and analyze probable outcomes to advise clients on optimal strategies.
A retail banker provides financial services to individuals that can include checking and savings accounts, various loan types, credit cards, and certificates of deposit. A retail banker must be knowledgeable of bank products in order to give proper advice to clients based on their particular financial needs. People skills are needed in this relationship-centric business.
A photographer can work on a wide variety of subjects including events, still form, portraits, architecture, and landscape (to name a few). While this can be a staffed position, more often than not photographers are independent contractors. Aside from capturing images, a photographer is responsible for the editing and retouching of photos and digital images.
A front-end engineer is responsible for creating and implementing what people actually see on a website. This role involves displaying server-side information in an intuitive and engaging manner and enabling website visitors to take meaningful actions, optimizing for speed and scale. The best front-end engineers follow proper UI/IX protocols, have an eye for design, and enjoy creating delightful products for the end user.
Quality Assurance Engineer
A quality assurance (QA) engineer develops and executes tests to ensure overall product quality. This can be done through ad hoc, exploratory, or automated testing. A QA engineer can be involved in the entire development process from managing source code to managing the release process. He or she must be detail oriented when identifying, recording, and documenting bugs.
In the simplest form, a software engineer designs programs to make computers run properly. In a larger sense, software engineers analyze the needs of customers and clients and then design and build systems to meet those needs. A software engineer will typically have an expertise in a few areas of development, such as networks, operating systems, databases or applications, and will collaborate with a team to produce a complex system or project.
A buyer is responsible for selecting new products, finding the right suppliers, and negotiating prices on merchandise for a physical or online retailer. A buyer will work closely with a merchandiser to evaluate current trends, forecast future sales, and manage inventory in response to changing customer demands. A buyer must have strong people and negotiation skills when managing relationships with suppliers and wholesalers.
Roles at a non-profit typically fall into one of three categories: fundraising, administrative, and services. Fundraising may involve searching for government grants, corporate sponsorships, or individual donations. Administrative roles include office management, marketing, clerical services, benefits administration, and contract management. Finally, services encompass supporting the actual cause of the non-profit, whether they support the environment, under-privileged people, animals, etc.