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 an adapted excerpt from our upcoming report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists 2017, which examines updated compensation and demographic data for data scientists. Register for our webinar on May 4th to see how data science salaries vary by experience level, region, industry, and residency status, plus our insights on how… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Meghan Shea, Burtch Works’ analytics recruiter specializing in financial services. Over the past few years, in response to the 2008 financial crisis, the regulatory risk function within lending institutions has grown significantly. Because of the passing of the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010, the extensive regulatory requirements for banks created 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. As we pointed out in our piece on hiring trends a few months ago, although marketing research has not been as affected by the rapid disruption sweeping other fields, including some of Burtch Works’ other specialties, predictive… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Sandy Marmitt, Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting specialist. As the use of analytics in business continues to expand, there is an increasing demand for professionals who can bridge the gap between hands-on statistics and business strategy. It is becoming more important that quantitative experts are adept at explaining their findings to… Read more »

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting With the temperature on the data science and analytics hiring market cranked up to “sweltering”, has this turned all quantitative professionals into job hoppers? Maybe not quite yet, but we’ve been sampling our network of quantitative professionals annually to determine how… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Katie Ferguson and Flora Jiang, Burtch Works’ early career recruiting experts. Whether you’re an analytics professional with eight years’ experience, a fresh graduate looking to break into data science, or transitioning into the corporate world after a stint in academic research, learning how to nurture and grow your career can… Read more »

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting Want to see how these developing trends could affect your career or team? Watch our 2017 Predictions webinar on YouTube, where I go into more depth about the implications for career and business planning! With the whirlwind of change in the data science… Read more »