Exploratory data analysis

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About the Exploratory data analysis test

Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) requires a balance of creativity, cleverness, and deep knowledge of statistical analysis. An expert EDA practitioner must also quickly learn and internalize the nuances and needs of varying industries and businesses. This hiring test focuses on feature engineering, data visualization, and statistical analyses to identify candidates who excel at intermediate EDA.

A strong exploratory data analyst converts business problems to data science problems and uses data and visualizations to create and test solution-driven hypotheses. This screening test presents example datasets across industries and asks candidates to choose actions to solve issues and respond to questions typical for EDA practitioners.

This Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) test assesses a candidate’s ability to work with data from start to finish. This screening test evaluates a candidate's ability to extract key information, develop various kinds of data visualizations to identify trends, as well as understand and interpret various kinds of data types.

Candidates who perform well on this screening test will have a strong understanding of EDA and a practical ability to perform various kinds of data analysis. This is an intermediate test designed for someone with 2-3 years experience with EDA.

Use this hiring test to find the next Exploratory Data Analyst who will leverage your business analytics to increase efficiency and increase revenues.

The test is made by a subject-matter expert

Adnan K.

After working on data analytics for more than a decade with several Fortune 500 companies, Adnan is now convinced that properly-handled data can answer almost any business question. He believes that, generally, data is the biggest asset a business can leverage for success. Adnan has now founded his own start-up and works to increase data literacy in small organizations, helping them augment their business intelligence with the help of data analytics.

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Can I add my own questions to an assessment?
Yes! Custom questions are great for testing candidates in your own unique way. We support the following question types: video, multiple-choice, coding, file upload, and essay. Besides adding your own custom questions, you can also create your own tests.
How do video questions work?
A video question is a specific type of custom question you can add to your assessment. Video questions let you create a question and have your candidates use their webcam to record a video response. This is an excellent way to see how a candidate would conduct themselves in a live interview, and is especially useful for sales and hospitality roles. Some good examples of things to ask for video questions would be "Why do you want to work for our company?" or "Try to sell me an item you have on your desk right now." You can learn more about video questions here.
Can you explain how the other custom question types work?
Besides video questions, you can also add the following types of custom questions: multiple-choice, coding, file upload, and essay. Multiple-choice lets your candidates choose from a list of answers that you provide, coding lets you create a coding problem for them to solve, file upload allows your candidates to upload a file that you request (such as a resume or portfolio), and essay allows an open-ended text response to your question. You can learn more about different custom question types here.
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Can I combine the Exploratory data analysis test with other tests?
Yes. You can add up to five tests to each assessment.
Where in my recruitment process should I use the Exploratory data analysis test?
We recommend using our assessment software as a pre-screening tool at the beginning of your recruitment process. You can add a link to the assessment in your job post or directly invite candidates by email. TestGorilla replaces traditional CV screening with a much more reliable and efficient process, designed to find the most skilled candidates earlier and faster.

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