4 Ways to Spot a Fake Data Scientist

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Editor’s Note, 2016: Even a year after publication, this blog post continues to generate a fair amount of traffic and discussion, with many asking what our complete criteria are for discerning who is a data scientist. We posted the complete criteria that we use for our data science salary studies, which you can find here, if you’re interested. Linda Burtch, Managing… Read more »

8 Biggest Job Search Mistakes Quants Are Still Making

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  As an executive recruiter with over 30 years’ experience working with quantitative candidates, I’ve advised many talented professionals throughout the job search process. The growth this industry is seeing right now is nothing short of explosive – I still remember analytics as a tiny niche when I started recruiting! – and the career opportunities… Read more »

Need to Rewrite Your Resume? Four Tips Before You Submit

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting As you probably know, expecting to land an interview without revamping your resume is a costly mistake. Obviously your resume should reflect any changes in your work history, but it should also grab an employer’s attention and convince them that you… Read more »