Burtch Works Blog

With more activity in the quantitative and research landscape than ever before, Linda Burtch and the rest of the Burtch Works team always have 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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This post is a summary of our recently-released 2020 Burtch Works Study for Marketing Research Professionals, which examines compensation and demographic characteristics of over 750 research & insights professionals. Burtch Works’ insights on the hiring market and The Burtch Works Studies, which are comprehensive industry reports, have been featured in The New York Times, The… Read more »

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Back in March as lockdowns began to spread nationwide, we began several research initiatives to track the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the data science and analytics community, and to bring current, helpful information to the candidates, clients, students, and professors in our extended network. What follows is a summary of some of the… Read more »

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This post is an adapted excerpt from our recently-released 2020 Burtch Works Study, which examines salaries and demographic data for data scientists and predictive analytics professionals. Download the full report for free here. 2020 has been a year of massive disruption all across the US workforce. A global pandemic, a mass social justice movement, and… Read more »

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Want to learn more about 2020 data science and analytics salary data, hiring market trends, and COVID-19’s impact to the quantitative job market? Download our full report or watch the webinar recording! With so much disruption in 2020 already, we wanted to also look ahead to next year and beyond, and share some insights about… Read more »

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Over the past few months, Burtch Works has teamed up with the IIA (International Institute for Analytics) to survey quantitative professionals about the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on analytics teams across the US. Our initial survey covered several issues over five rounds, including changes to hiring and workload during the first few months… Read more »

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Over the past few months, Burtch Works has teamed up with the IIA (International Institute for Analytics) to survey quantitative professionals about the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on analytics teams across the US. This post covers the fifth wave of results, with approximately 100 updated responses from May 26 through June 1, 2020…. Read more »

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While we’ve been busy surveying professionals on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the analytics workforce over the past few months (view our data and insights on that here), we also wanted to share some of what we’ve learned about impacts to analytics students and recent graduates. We reached out to a number of professors… Read more »

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Among the many cascading effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been how data science & analytics students are seeing their internships derailed. While some have been seen internships outright cancelled, the majority of companies seem to be attempting to move their internships programs online or remote, which is not without its challenges. Note: this… Read more »