Data Scientists: How to Succeed in America’s Top Job

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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 Data-driven jobs continue to dominate the rankings, resulting in an exciting career landscape for quantitative professionals. In fact, for the second year in a row, data scientist… Read more »

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 »

10 Skype or Video Interview Tips for Analytics & Data Science Job Seekers

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This post is contributed by Katie Ferguson and Flora Jiang, Burtch Works’ early career recruiting experts. If you’re reading this post, you’re probably well aware that analytics and data science are hot career areas right now. Skilled quantitative professionals are highly in-demand, and as the use of analytics moves from “the back room to the board room”, companies… Read more »

Why Analytics Professionals Shouldn’t Take Counter Offers

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This post is contributed by Katie Ferguson and Flora Jiang, Burtch Works’ early career recruiting experts. As most of you reading this are probably very aware, the analytics hiring market is active. With more companies developing their quantitative teams, the number of opportunities for analytics professionals has increased – you’re in demand! – so why do some professionals,… Read more »

How Marketing Researchers Can Stand Out While Interviewing

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This post is contributed by Karla Ahern and Kit Nordmark, Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting specialists. After examining the marketing research and consumer insights hiring market a few months ago, we found that professionals seem to be taking advantage of the copious research opportunities available. We offered a few words of advice on… Read more »

Analytics Interviews are Changing, Here’s What You Can Do

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This post is contributed by Sandy Marmitt, Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting specialist. As the use of analytics in business continues to expand, there is an increasing demand for professionals who can bridge the gap between hands-on statistics and business strategy. It is becoming more important that quantitative experts are adept at explaining their findings to… Read more »

Career Growth Tips for Early Career Analytics & Data Science Professionals

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This post is contributed by Katie Ferguson and Flora Jiang, Burtch Works’ early career recruiting experts. Whether you’re an analytics professional with eight years’ experience, a fresh graduate looking to break into data science, or transitioning into the corporate world after a stint in academic research, learning how to nurture and grow your career can… Read more »

8 Key Job Search Strategies for Early Career Analytics Pros

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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 »