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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A few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to chat with Joe DeCosmo, Chief Analytics Officer at Enova International and Enova Decisions, for a special live webinar (you can watch the recording on YouTube). Having been a quantitative executive at a variety of companies including Enova, West Monroe Partners, HAVI Global Solutions, and Allant Group,… 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. Looking for a new way to evaluate potential marketing research talent? Employers are increasingly turning to assessment exercises as an additional step to gauge an applicant’s abilities before bringing them on board. These can come in many… Read more »

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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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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ web and digital analytics team, led by Sandy Marmitt. With the advent and subsequent explosion of social media platforms, the digital marketing world is continuing to expand. It is not too surprising, then, that many digital and web analytics professionals have taken notice of social media analytics and begun to… Read more »