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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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The results of our 2019 SAS, R, or Python survey have been released! Click here to see our latest analysis. For the past five years we’ve been surveying our network of data scientists and analytics professionals to determine which tool they prefer to use – SAS, R, or Python. Our most popular annual flash survey… Read more »

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This post is a summary of our annual update to our data scientist salary report series, which includes analysis of the complete compensation and demographic information of 399 data scientists. The new set of data for The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists May 2018 was collected by our recruiters during the 12 months… Read more »

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At Burtch Works, we like to run periodic “flash surveys” on our network of thousands of analytics professionals and data scientists, since it’s a great way to gauge changes in the market! After seeing a few surveys about why business professionals change jobs, we were curious to see what would motivate analytics and data science… Read more »

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This post is an excerpt from our newly-released report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists 2018, which examines updated compensation and demographic data for data scientists. Download the full report for free to see how data science salaries vary by experience level, region, industry, and more, plus our insights on how these trends will shape the… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting team. As recruiters that specialize in research and insights roles, we often end up playing a somewhat advisory role when talking to researchers about their career development. One of the more common questions we hear is whether or not researchers should pursue… Read more »

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This post is an excerpt from our newly-released report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists 2018, which examines updated compensation and demographic data for data scientists. Download the full report for free to see how data science salaries vary by experience level, region, industry, and more, plus our insights on how these trends will shape… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting team. Now that we’ve examined job change and tenure data for the marketing research and consumer insights talent pool in our Attrition & Tenure study, we decided to ask hiring managers about their personnel strategy for this first half of 2018 to… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Tim Ressmeyer | Founding Partner of Ressmeyer Partners and Executive Leadership Coach | 20 years’ experience as an executive in analytics and marketing research roles “Collaboration” might seem like a fuzzy term to many leaders. Yet the costs of poor collaboration are concrete, and can be quite painful. Effective collaboration in research… Read more »