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How to Start a Business Analyst Career: The handbook to apply business analysis techniques, select requirements training, and explore job roles ... career (Business Analyst Career Guide)

How to Start a Business Analyst Career: The handbook to apply business analysis techniques, select requirements training, and explore job roles ... career (Business Analyst Career Guide)
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Author: Laura Brandenburg, Ellen Gottesdiener
Paperback: 244 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0983861126

With the average salary for a business analyst in the United States reaching above $90,000 per year, more talented, experienced professionals are pursuing business analysis careers than ever before.

But the path is not clear cut. No degree will guarantee you will start in a business analyst role. What's more, few junior-level business analyst jobs exist. Yet every year professionals with experience in other occupations move directly into mid-level and even senior-level business analyst roles.

My promise to you is that this book will help you find your best path forward into a business analyst career. More than that, you will know exactly what to do next to expand your business analysis opportunities.

What's new and noteworthy in the 2015 edition:

The second edition has been re-organized, expanded, and updated for 2015 and includes a new forward by Software Requirements Memory Jogger author Ellen Gottesdiener.

There are two brand-new chapters on career planning along with expanded descriptions of business analyst job roles, a walk-through of a realistic business analyst workday, and discussions of how the latest certifications fit into your career plan.

Here's what's included in How to Start a Business Analyst Career:

  1. What It's Like To Be A Business Analyst - Learn what a business analyst really is, experience a realistic sample work day, and receive answers to dozens of FAQs.
  2. What You Need to Know About Business Analysis - Decipher the key skills a new business analyst needs to be successful in this career.
  3. How to Expand Your Business Analysis Experience - Receive dozens of ideas for how to gain valuable business analysis work experience, whether you are in a technical role, business role, or unemployed.
  4. How to Connect With Business Analyst Professionals - Learn how to leverage the strength of the business analysis community to accelerate your career.
  5. Focus On The Right Business Analyst Role For You - Eliminate the perplexity of today's business analyst job descriptions, by absorbing the descriptions of the most common types of business analyst roles.
  6. Your Career Transition Strategy - Confidently decide on your best path into business analysis.
  7. Move Toward Your Business Analyst Career Goals - Create a career transition plan that helps you experience success sooner than you might expect.

What's more, as you use How to Start a Business Analyst Career to plan your next step, you'll be able to download a BA Resource Pack full of electronic worksheets that walk you step-by-step through the planning process.

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