How Analytics Pros & Data Scientists Can Provide Strategic Insights

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This post is contributed by Katie Ferguson and Flora Jiang, Burtch Works’ early career recruiting experts. As an analytics professional or data scientist, you’re likely already adept at quantitative analysis and deriving insights from data. But, over the past few years, we’ve noticed more employers are really looking to hire professionals who can “bridge the gap” between technical… Read more »

How Analytics Leaders Can Take Charge of Their Teams

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This post is contributed by Tim Ressmeyer | Founding Partner of Ressmeyer Partners and Executive Leadership Coach | 20 years’ experience as an executive in analytics and marketing research roles Demand for experienced analytics leaders continues to increase as quantitative initiatives spread throughout the business world. This provides numerous opportunities for those who can rise… Read more »

4 Major Trends Influencing the 2017 Predictive Analytics Hiring Market

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This post is an adapted excerpt from our upcoming report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Predictive Analytics Professionals 2017, which examines updated compensation and demographic data. View the webinar recording to see how predictive analytics salaries vary by experience level, region, industry, and residency status, plus key hiring market trends.   As many reading this… Read more »

How to Manage Title Confusion in Data Science and Analytics

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This post is contributed by Sandy Marmitt, Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting specialist. As anyone who has tried to discern the “true definition” of a data scientist knows, titles can mean different things to different people. A data scientist in one organization might be a predictive analytics professional in another, and a Director position in one company… Read more »

2017 Update: Analytics Salary Increases when Changing Jobs

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting With analytics hiring going strong, and more professionals changing jobs, we decided to take a look at the analytics salary increases professionals can receive when changing between data analytics jobs (or, really, changing companies). For many, this can be a great… Read more »

Predictions for the Future of Data Science Careers

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This post is an adapted excerpt from our newly-released report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists 2017, which examines updated compensation and demographic data for data scientists. Download the full study to see how data science salaries vary by experience level, region, industry, and residency status, plus our insights on how these trends will shape… Read more »

Uncertainty in Financial Market Leaves Questions for Analytics Professionals

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting team. 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 need for analytics professionals (modelers… Read more »