This is one of the most common questions that I have seen on the Web Analytics Yahoo Groups. Web Analytics has been one of biggest growth positions in the last several years and people want to find a way to get a job in web analytics. And why not, it is a very exciting career opportunity and has the potential for pretty big salary. Of course, it takes several years to get to that point. With all of that being said, here is my story of how I got a job in web analytics. First, let me being one step back. Before web analytics, I had a few jobs in the finance field. My employer at the time was a government contractor and I was a financial analyst, make sure we stand within budget for the various projects. Well, the local government that we contracted with decided not to renew our contract (they thought they could do it cheaper). I can not say that I was totally surprised by the government’s decision. We had heard rumors that this decision might happen. So, here I was about to loose my job in 60 days and had not idea of what I was going to do. I did the typical thing; I went to monster and hotjobs and even called a few recruiters (this was in 2003). Continue Reading!