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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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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   Prediction: You have already given up on your New Year’s resolutions.   If you are like most of the population, you gave up a long time… Read more »

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting Several years into the “Big Data” hype, analytics and data science professionals across the country are facing a changed landscape and wondering “what’s next?” Our annual predictions have always been a popular topic, so this year I dug deep into the… 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 Data-driven jobs continue to dominate the rankings, resulting in an exciting career landscape for quantitative professionals. In fact, for the second year in a row, data scientist… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ data science & analytics recruiting team. As an analytics professional or data scientist, you’re likely already adept at quantitative analysis and deriving insights from data. But, over the past few years, we’ve noticed more employers are really looking to hire professionals who can “bridge the gap” between technical… Read more »

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A data science team can be an immense value-add to an organization, but, although many organizations are jumping on board, hiring data scientists can still present a significant challenge. Despite the recent influx of professionals into the data science talent pool, data scientists still remain incredibly difficult to find and hire, especially now with so… Read more »

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This post is an excerpt from our report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Marketing Research Professionals 2017. Download the 2019 report for free here, which includes updated compensation and demographic data on marketing researchers across the US, and how marketing research salaries vary by job level, region, industry, and client- vs. supplier-side.   As the marketing… 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 Demand for experienced analytics leaders continues to increase as quantitative initiatives spread throughout the business world. This provides numerous opportunities for those who can rise… Read more »

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As many reading this report are undoubtedly aware, the use of predictive analytics in business continues to grow, and shows no signs of abating. The trends we highlighted in last year’s report – proliferation of Big Data initiatives, diversification of educational opportunities, and the blurring between data science and traditional predictive analytics – are only… Read more »