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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 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 »

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ early career recruiting experts. If you’re reading this post, you’re probably well aware that analytics and data science are hot career areas right now. Skilled quantitative professionals are highly in-demand, and as the use of analytics moves from “the back room to the board room”, companies have also placed… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ marketing research recruiting experts. Within marketing research and consumer insights, sometimes job titles are not the best indicator of what a research position actually entails. For example, a “Marketing Research Manager” could mean a manager of research projects, a manager of other researchers – or both. Or it… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting team. No doubt about it – data science jobs are hot these days! As a recruiter that focuses on analytics roles within financial services, I’ve noticed an uptick in the number of quant analytics or strategic trading professionals looking to transition into data scientist roles. However,… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ data science & analytics recruiting team. As most of you reading this are probably very aware, the analytics hiring market is active. With more companies developing their quantitative teams, the number of opportunities for analytics professionals has increased – you’re in demand! – so why do some professionals,… Read more »