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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 Tim Ressmeyer | Founding Partner of Ressmeyer Partners and Executive Leadership Coach | 20 years’ experience as an executive in analytics and marketing research roles Data-driven jobs continue to dominate the rankings, resulting in an exciting career landscape for quantitative professionals. In fact, for the second year in a row, data scientist… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Katie Ferguson and Flora Jiang, Burtch Works’ early career recruiting experts. As an analytics professional or data scientist, you’re likely already adept at quantitative analysis and deriving insights from data. But, over the past few years, we’ve noticed more employers are really looking to hire professionals who can “bridge the gap” between technical… Read more »

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A data science team can be an immense value-add to an organization, but, although many organizations are jumping on board, hiring data scientists can still present a significant challenge. Despite the recent influx of professionals into the data science talent pool, data scientists still remain incredibly difficult to find and hire, especially now with so… Read more »

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This post is an excerpt from our recently-released report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Marketing Research Professionals 2017. Download the report for free here, which includes updated compensation and demographic data on marketing researchers across the US, and how marketing research salaries vary by job level, region, industry, and client- vs. supplier-side.   As the marketing research… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Tim Ressmeyer | Founding Partner of Ressmeyer Partners and Executive Leadership Coach | 20 years’ experience as an executive in analytics and marketing research roles Demand for experienced analytics leaders continues to increase as quantitative initiatives spread throughout the business world. This provides numerous opportunities for those who can rise… Read more »

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This post is an adapted excerpt from our upcoming report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Predictive Analytics Professionals 2017, which examines updated compensation and demographic data. View the webinar recording to see how predictive analytics salaries vary by experience level, region, industry, and residency status, plus key hiring market trends.   As many reading this… Read more »

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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 Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting team. No doubt about it – data science jobs are hot 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 transition into data scientist roles. However,… Read more »