You can find out “what employers look for in a job candidate” by browsing business analyst job descriptions.
However, you will notice that some business analyst job descriptions are poorly written!
A weak business analyst job description does not provide enough information for you to compare your skill set against the requirements posted on the job posting.
A Well Written Business Analyst Job Description Is An Effective Hiring Tool!
Here is an example of a weak or ineffective business analyst job description:
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Once you’ve determined that Business Analysis is your dream job your next steps will be to get trained, get networked and get your entry level business analyst job.
SigningUp For The Business Analyst Boot Camp
The next thing you will need to achieve your goal of becoming a business analyst and at the minimum, getting an entry level job, is to get trained.
Top performers, rockstars or successful professionals have a mindset or a way of thinking.
They practice a code or follow a set of principles that helps them achieve the best results in their industry.
This post features the “Rockstar Mindset” and other actionable strategies for becoming the best at what you do.
Always Be Learning
According to the Japanese Kaizen philosophy, consistence and commitment to studying, getting more information or improving your skills is better than sudden bursts of efforts.
When you meet someone who is a technical expert, you immediately make a few assumptions about the person’s education, income, competence, marketability and problem-solving skills.
While you may find it easy to identify the technical experts in your industry, it is much harder to become one..
Read the rest of this article and you will learn how you can become a technical expert easily.
Who Is An Expert?
An expert, according to Wikipedia, is a person with extensive knowledge or ability in a particular area of study.