2017 has been an amazing first year of using Tableau as a data visualisation tool. It's been a year full of amazing opportunities such as participating in Makeover Monday as well as attending the London and Birmingham Tableau User Groups which have been the big highlights of 2017 for me. Coming into 2018, I'm always looking to improve my … Continue reading My Tableau Goals for 2018
What does a bench and me have in common? Quite a lot. After graduating from Birmingham City University, I have been in the never-ending fight to secure my first graduate job and whilst I have had secured interviews and come close to getting job offers, it has given me some food for thought. It can … Continue reading Two months after graduating… What have I learned?
When I look at my existence and see the accomplishments I have amassed, I always ask myself "Why did I take risks to get to where I am today?" It's a difficult question to answer because at some point in life, you would have had to take several sacrifices to get to where you are … Continue reading No guts, no glory – taking risks
Every day I wake up in the morning, I think to myself "How lucky I am that I'm doing the things I love every day!" It's not an easy path I have taken and with good reason, I enjoy achieving my goals the hard way because I would have faced some form of adversity along … Continue reading Taking the hard way to achieving your goals
In the past few weeks, my Makeover Monday entries in Tableau have been using a bar chart with sparing use of colour. It got me thinking about all the data visualisations I have published on Tableau Public (all 53 of them!) and why I take certain avenues and directions with the visualisations I produce. If you have heard the KISS … Continue reading Simple is better for data visualisations than complexity
It has been a very busy couple of weeks since I came back on holiday from Portugal and in that time, I have been continuing to apply for graduate jobs after finishing my degree over a month ago. It would have been very easy for me to settle back in and do nothing after my … Continue reading Quitting is not an option when it comes to graduate job hunting