Burtch Works Blog

With more activity in the quantitative and research landscape than ever before, the Burtch Works recruiting team always has something to say about this rapidly shifting field. Check back often for our top career advice, new flash survey results, and expert opinions on changes in the market that could affect your career or company.

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2021 has been an unprecedented year for the job market, and that was especially true for the Data Science and Data Engineering community. Many clients and job-seekers have been asking us for data around the salary increases candidates are getting when they change jobs in an effort to be competitive in attracting talent. Certainly, the… Read more »

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This post is an excerpt from our upcoming 2021 research & insights salary report. Want to learn more about current salaries, market trends, and our observations on how this is impacting researchers and employers? Join us for our annual webinar on Dec 15th at 11am CT, you can register and learn more here. While many… Read more »

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This blog is contributed by Burtch Works’ digital and web analytics recruiting experts As digital platforms have been playing an increasingly important role in the customer journey, the demand for analytical professionals who can optimize performance of and derive insights from digital marketing sources continues to increase. Our team has been working on a variety… Read more »

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This blog is contributed by Burtch Works’ data engineering recruiting team With hiring on data science & data engineering teams continuing strong throughout 2021, our team has noticed several types of roles that are blending the two fields. We’ve written before about how we typically identify data scientists and data engineers, but wanted to share… Read more »

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This blog is contributed by our data science & analytics recruiting team If the numerous opinion pieces and studies in the media over the past year are any indication, working from home has become an area of intense scrutiny, study, and speculation. Among our network of data scientists, data engineers, and their employers, this is… Read more »

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Research and insights professionals are in strong demand and while companies have always placed a high importance on soft skills, gauging potential hires on their communication style, demeanor, and presence can be more challenging given the virtual element of interviewing today. With WFH and hybrid schedules allowing for more interview flexibility, it’s become more common… Read more »

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This blog is contributed by our data science & data engineering recruiting teams. The conversation around work as we know it is changing in 2021, and as more data scientists, analytics professionals, and data engineers evaluate their career options, we were interested to know: what convinces someone to stay in a particular role instead of… Read more »

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Data engineering has never been more important or relevant than it is today. While in the past, many of their responsibilities were often tasked to data scientists, most data scientists are not experts at building data infrastructure and pipelines to complete their work. Because of this, we’ve found that many data scientists prefer to exclude… Read more »