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6. LinkedIn: Clustering Your Professiona... > Clustering Contacts by Job Title

Clustering Contacts by Job Title

Now that you can (hopefully) better appreciate the nature of the record-matching problem, let’s collect some real-world data from LinkedIn and start hacking out clusters. A few reasons you might be interested in mining your LinkedIn data are because you want to take an honest look at whether your networking skills have been helping you to meet the “right kinds of people,” or because you want to approach contacts who will most likely fit into a certain socioeconomic bracket with a particular kind of business enquiry or proposition. The remainder of this section systematically works through some exercises in clustering your contacts by job title.

Standardizing and Counting Job Titles


  

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