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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This blog is an adapted excerpt from our new 2022 Data Science & AI Professional Salary Report, which includes 50+ pages of data and insights on compensation, demographic trends, and other research on hiring trends, WFH, and much more! Our FREE 2022 salary report will be available for download very soon! We well also be… Read more »

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This blog is contributed by Burtch Works’ data engineering recruiting team. The growth of digital data continues to accelerate, fueling the need for deliberate digital transformation strategy in order to stay competitive. Every organization is feeling the pressure to reform and streamline internal processes to match growing expectations of customers, both internal and external to… Read more »

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The hiring push for data engineering talent has been picking up steam in 2022, but what other trends are happening in the market? What types of roles are the most in-demand? What is the latest news on WFH/hybrid/remote work? As an update to our 2021 predictions and market trends to watch for data engineering, we… Read more »

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Last week, we shared some insights from our data science and data engineering recruiting teams on how the Great Resignation is impacting the current hiring market. This year we’ve seen fewer data scientists on the market since many changed jobs in 2021, increased hiring leading to more open opportunities, and the increased focus on other… Read more »

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The importance of functional roles like project or product management has become a hot topic these days, and an especially desirable skillset in the consulting and contracting space. But what do these roles typically encompass, and how can you break into the field? What advantages can data analysts or other technical professionals potentially have during… Read more »

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This blog is contributed by Burtch Works’ research & insights recruiting team. With hiring demand for research & insights professionals still going strong, there is a lot of movement in the market with many professionals exploring new opportunities. We consistently get questions around salaries and negotiation during the job search process, and the conversation has… Read more »

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The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the hiring market have shifted significantly over the past few years. During the immense disruption of 2020, many professionals chose to put planned job searches on hold, while some data teams were more impacted than others in terms of their hiring plans and response to the initial crisis…. Read more »