Burtch Works Blog

With more activity in the research landscape than ever before, Linda Burtch and the rest of the Burtch Works team always have something to say about this rapidly shifting field. Check back often for our top career advice, new flash survey results, and expert opinions on changes in the market that could affect your career or company.

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This post is contributed by Katie Ferguson and Flora Jiang, Burtch Works’ early career recruiting experts. If you’re reading this post, you’re probably well aware that analytics and data science are hot career areas right now. Skilled quantitative professionals are highly in-demand, and as the use of analytics moves from “the back room to the board room”, companies… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Karla Ahern and Kit Nordmark, Burtch Works’ marketing research recruiting experts. Within marketing research and consumer insights, sometimes job titles are not the best indicator of what a research position actually entails. For example, a “Marketing Research Manager” could mean a manager of research projects, a manager of other researchers… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Meghan Shea, Burtch Works’ analytics recruiter specializing in financial services. No doubt about it – data science is a hot career track these days! As a recruiter that focuses on analytics roles within financial services, I’ve noticed an uptick in the number of quant analytics or strategic trading professionals looking to… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Sandy Marmitt, Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting specialist. As anyone who has tried to discern the “true definition” of a data scientist knows, titles can mean different things to different people. A data scientist in one organization might be a predictive analytics professional in another, and a Director position in one company… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Katie Ferguson and Flora Jiang, Burtch Works’ early career recruiting experts. As most of you reading this are probably very aware, the analytics hiring market is active. With more companies developing their quantitative teams, the number of opportunities for analytics professionals has increased – you’re in demand! – so why do some professionals,… Read more »

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting With analytics hiring going strong, and more professionals changing jobs, we decided to take a look at the salary increases these professionals can receive when changing jobs (or, really, changing companies). For many, this can be a great opportunity for a… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Karla Ahern and Kit Nordmark, Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting specialists. After examining the marketing research and consumer insights hiring market a few months ago, we found that professionals seem to be taking advantage of the copious research opportunities available. We offered a few words of advice on… Read more »

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This post is an adapted excerpt from our newly-released report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists 2017, which examines updated compensation and demographic data for data scientists. Download the full study to see how data science salaries vary by experience level, region, industry, and residency status, plus our insights on how these trends will shape… Read more »

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This post is an adapted excerpt from our newly-released report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists 2017, which examines updated compensation and demographic data for data scientists. Download the full study to see how data science salaries vary by experience level, region, industry, and residency status, plus our insights on how these trends will shape… Read more »