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 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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Check out the updated results in our latest 2017 SAS, R, or Python survey and find out which tool data scientists and predictive analytics pros really prefer! 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… 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 »

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This blog was contributed by Sandy Marmitt, Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting specialist.   The much-discussed skills shortage in analytics has led many employers to consider allowing some of their team members to work remotely. Giving quantitative professionals the option of having a flexible schedule can be extremely helpful for some, but working remotely comes with… Read more »

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Burtch Works is pleased to share the annual update to our highly regarded data science salary report series. Complete compensation and demographic data on 374 data scientists is detailed in this year’s report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists April 2016; the full report can be downloaded from our website. This new set… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Katie Ferguson and Flora Jiang, Burtch Works’ early career recruiting experts. Trying to put together your first resume or two after graduation can be tricky. Without a lot of relevant work experience to highlight, sometimes none at all, graduates often wonder how they can adequately impress hiring managers with their… Read more »