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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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  With analytics hiring going strong, and more professionals changing jobs, we decided to take a look at the analytics salary increases professionals can receive when changing between data analytics jobs (or, really, changing companies). For many, this can be a great opportunity for a salary bump. With more professionals pouring into the market, however,… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting team. After examining the marketing research and consumer insights hiring market a few months ago, we found that professionals seem to be taking advantage of the copious research opportunities available. We offered a few words of advice on tenure, but thought it… Read more »

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Download our 2018 data science salary report to see how data science salaries vary by experience level, region, industry, and residency status, plus our insights on how these trends will shape the future of the market.   With more companies developing quantitative teams, more professionals entering data science careers, and more blending between data scientists and others… Read more »

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This post is an adapted excerpt from our newly-released report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists 2017, which examines updated compensation and demographic data for data scientists. Download the full study to see how data science salaries vary by experience level, region, industry, and residency status, plus our insights on how these trends will shape… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting team. Over the past few years, in response to the 2008 financial crisis, the regulatory risk function within lending institutions has grown significantly. Because of the passing of the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010, the extensive regulatory requirements for banks created a need for analytics professionals (modelers… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting team. As we pointed out in our piece on hiring trends a few months ago, although marketing research has not been as affected by the rapid disruption sweeping other fields, including some of Burtch Works’ other specialties, predictive analytics and data science,… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting team. As the use of analytics in business continues to expand, there is an increasing demand for professionals who can bridge the gap between hands-on statistics and business strategy. It is becoming more important that quantitative experts are adept at explaining their findings to a non-technical… Read more »