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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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Interested in developing your executive leadership capabilities? Join Tim Ressmeyer (guest author of this piece) for his upcoming Executive Leadership Webinar: The Impact of Confidence on Thursday October 12th at 11am CT. Demand for experienced analytics leaders continues to increase as quantitative initiatives spread throughout the business world. This provides numerous opportunities for those who… 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 Meghan Shea, Burtch Works’ analytics recruiter specializing in financial services. 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… 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 analytics salary increases professionals can receive when changing between data analytics jobs (or, really, changing companies). For many, this can be a great… 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 »