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 »

Resume Tips for Early Career Analytics Professionals

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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 »

Salary Negotiation Tips for Marketing Researchers

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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 »

The Importance of Internships for Analytics Students

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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 »

6 Key Career Strategy Tips for Data Scientists

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The following is an excerpt from our newly released data science salary study, to download the full report with more detailed compensation data, demographic information, and how data science salaries compare to predictive analytics salaries, click here. You probably don’t need us to tell you that this is a remarkable time to be a data… Read more »