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 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 »

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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. 2016 marks the third consecutive year that Burtch Works has published The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Karla Ahern and Kit Nordmark, Burtch Works’ marketing research recruiting experts. A New Year often brings new career resolutions. At the beginning of every year we see an increase in the number of marketing researchers who are interested and willing to make a change as they reevaluate their goals and explore… 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 completing your Master’s degree or PhD and looking to break into the analytics field, you’ve no doubt heard about how hot the market is for predictive analytics professionals right now. One need only glance over this article… Read more »

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Read our latest predictions for 2017 here! Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting Over the past two years, when I’ve set out to write my predictions list, each post began the same way: the hiring market for analytics professionals and data scientists was hot last year, but this… Read more »

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Recently, several companies, including Facebook, announced they would be offering extended paid leave for new parents. I found myself wondering, which industries are most likely to dole out untraditional perks like this to their data analytics teams? Tech companies may seem like the obvious choice, but there are certainly many other companies that offer up… Read more »

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We recently released our third annual Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Marketing Research Professionals, with updated salaries and demographic information on over 750 researchers across the US. There were a number of notable hiring trends that took hold over the past year, so Burtch Works’ Marketing Research team, Karla Ahern and Kit Nordmark, put together… Read more »

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting Over the past few years there has been a seismic shift in the business world. Companies of every type – from technology and entertainment to government, non-profits, video gaming, and many more – have developed an obsession with being data-driven. Although… Read more »