Tag: modelling

Hiring an Analyst: Inside Scoop

In a school district business office there is usually a position called Budget Analyst.  When I first went to the Pretty Big School District I needed to fill a Budget Analyst vacancy.  I started by talking to current staff to see who would be interested in applying.  One (I thought) promising employee asked “do you need to

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Spreadsheet Best Practices

Many of us have worked with Excel spreadsheets for years and consider ourselves to be pretty good at them.  Then I ran across the website Best Practices Modeling website.  I learned a lot and I’ve been converting some of my more complicated models into the Best Practices system. My main takeaways are: Use separate, differently

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