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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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 »

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As you may know, 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 fourth wave of results, with approximately 100 updated responses from April 27 through May 1, 2020. We… Read more »

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While a month ago we were, for the most part, just starting to see the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hiring and job searching, the long-term effects of statewide shutdowns and travel restrictions are starting to become more apparent. Our latest survey with the IIA has revealed that more analytics teams are starting to… Read more »

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As you may know, 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 shares data gathered from our week three survey, including approximately 100 analytics professionals across the US, who agreed to… Read more »