Companies are investing heavily in data. That means they need to hire more people to work on that data. There’s not enough talent in the industry to fill all the open positions, so employers naturally have to start from scratch with some people.
Since you can’t always hire for experience, hire for personality types.
There’s six types of people who will do well in data and analytics, even if they have no BI experience. My handy list below tells you what those six types are. It’s unlikely you will find someone with all these characteristics. But the more of these traits a person has, the better they’ll do.