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 Meghan Shea, Burtch Works’ analytics recruiter specializing in financial services. 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… Read more »

Analytics & Data Science Career Advice from a Chief Analytics Officer

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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 »

The Pros & Cons of Working Remotely in Analytics

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This blog was contributed by Sandy Marmitt, Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting specialist.   The much-discussed skills shortage in analytics has led many employers to consider allowing some of their team members to work remotely. Giving quantitative professionals the option of having a flexible schedule can be extremely helpful for some, but working remotely comes with… Read more »

2016 Trends to Watch in Marketing Research Hiring

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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 »

Students Flocking to Analytics & Data Science – A Good Thing?

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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 »

2015 Updated Analytics Compensation and Demographics

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In case you missed it, we recently released our latest Burtch Works Study, with updated salaries and demographic information on 1,757 Predictive Analytics Professionals (PAPs) across the US. I thought I would quickly put together a blog with some notable findings for you, but rest assured there is a lot more data to be found… Read more »