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 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 »

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For many quantitative business professionals, the debate around analytics tools has been known to rival the enthusiasm of political conversations at Thanksgiving dinner. Over the past two years we’ve sent out an immensely popular SAS vs. R survey to our network of quantitative professionals, generating over 1,000 (often very passionate) responses each year. But, last… Read more »

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This blog post is an excerpt from our recently published Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists 2016, which has updated compensation and demographic data for data scientists across the US. The full report can be downloaded for free here. The evolution of data science, the maturation of data scientists, and the disruption taking place in many of… Read more »