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 Lauren Auge, Burtch Works’ Web & Digital Analytics Recruiting Specialist Digital is a fact of life. Unless you’re staunchly determined to live your life off the grid, for most of us there isn’t a day that goes by without interacting in the digital world in some way, whether it’s social… Read more »

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A few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to chat with Joe DeCosmo, Chief Analytics Officer at Enova International and Enova Decisions, for a special live webinar (you can watch the recording on YouTube). Having been a quantitative executive at a variety of companies including Enova, West Monroe Partners, HAVI Global Solutions, and Allant Group,… Read more »

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Looking for a new way to evaluate potential marketing research talent? Employers are increasingly turning to assessment exercises as an additional step to gauge an applicant’s abilities before bringing them on board. These can come in many shapes and sizes and fall under a variety of names, such as assignments, assessments, presentations, or case studies…. Read more »

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This post is an adapted excerpt from our upcoming report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Marketing Research Professionals 2016, which examines updated compensation and demographic data on over 700 researchers across the US, including how marketing research salaries vary by job level, region, industry, and client vs. supplier. Download the full report for free here – enjoy!  … Read more »

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Jason Dell is an experienced payments professional with a wealth of knowledge regarding the alternative lending space. With a background that includes firms such as Kabbage, Fiserv, and Motorola, his career is a testament to the successful intersection of technology and financial services. We connected to talk payments, fintech innovation, and challenges in alternative lending…. Read more »

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This post is an adapted excerpt from our report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Predictive Analytics Professionals 2016, which examines updated compensation and demographic data on over 1,200 analytics professionals across the US. You can download the report for free, and see how analytics compensation varies by job level, region, industry, residency status, and gender,… Read more »

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This blog is contributed by Katie Ferguson, Burtch Works partner and early career analytics recruiting specialist, and this blog was originally published on the American Statistical Association’s STATtr@k. If you’re getting started in the in-demand fields of analytics or data science, odds are that you’re well aware of all the attention the quantitative fields have… Read more »