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 contributed by Burtch Works recruiter Heidi Kalish, with input from Sandy Marmitt and Caroline Evans. While hiring activity in the analytics and marketing research markets has been strong this year, there is sometimes a tendency among companies to slow down as we enter Q4 and approach the holiday season. This post may… Read more »

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This October, we’re celebrating Burtch Works’ 10 Year Anniversary! In the past decade we’ve marked numerous accomplishments: expanding our team, creating the Burtch Works Studies, and adding new specialties to the mix, and of course the press mentions and being recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Recruiting Firms for the past few years…. Read more »

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This blog is contributed by Mihir Modi, Burtch Works’ recruiting specialist focused in operations research and supply chain Operations research is one of many fields that are rapidly changing due to emerging technologies that have the potential to transform entire industries of work. Although operations research and supply chain opportunities continue to increase, the growing… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ web and digital analytics team, led by Sandy Marmitt.   Salesforce has long been a dominant player in the digital space, and as it continues to add new offerings to its arsenal, I’m seeing more Salesforce-focused roles popping up amongst companies that rely on its suite of tools. Adopting Salesforce… Read more »

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Over the past few years, the fields of data science and analytics have grown substantially. More and more companies and industries have hired quantitative professionals to harness their data for competitive insights. As data science and analytics roles continue to proliferate, we’ve heard about the emergence of a new type of position: the data translator… Read more »

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This post is an excerpt from our 2019 marketing research salary report. Check out our latest video to see updated salaries for researchers across the US, how they vary based on demographic factors, market trends, and other insights.   This year, we’re releasing our seventh-annual Burtch Works Study examining salary and demographic data on marketing… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Caroline Evans, Burtch Works’ data engineering recruiting specialist. Data Engineering is a very technically intensive field that generally requires advanced programming skills and a vast toolkit. With that in mind, I thought I would address some of the soft skills that are critical to landing the perfect job and performing well… Read more »

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This blog is contributed by Sandy Marmitt, Brian Shepherd, and Karla Ahern, who are part of Burtch Works’ data science and analytics recruiting team. It’s no secret that analytics-related fields have grown immensely over the past few years. More and more companies are hiring data scientists and analytics professionals each day, causing the demand for… Read more »

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Burtch Works recently released our annual comprehensive salary study focusing on two increasingly popular areas of the quantitative market: Predictive Analytics and Data Science. While this is our sixth annual study, this is the first time we have combined the two fields into a single report, with the intent of comparing the two groups. The… Read more »

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Although many of the recruiters have decades of experience in analytics recruiting, with the increasing popularity of data science and analytics (and the ever-evolving talent landscape) we’re always adding new members to our team. Stefan Vallentine joined our team a little over a year ago, and with his background of three years including actuarial recruiting,… Read more »