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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 blog is contributed by Burtch Works’ early career analytics recruiting teams, and this blog was originally published on the American Statistical Association’s STATtr@k. If you’re getting started in the in-demand fields of analytics or data science, odds are that you’re well aware of all the attention the quantitative fields have been getting lately. While… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ web and digital analytics recruiting team. With the advent and subsequent explosion of social media platforms, the digital marketing world is continuing to expand. It is not too surprising, then, that many digital and web analytics professionals have taken notice of social media analytics and begun to wonder… Read more »

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As Chief Analytics Officer of FICO, Scott Zoldi has a unique—and informative— perspective on the role of analytics within the financial services space. With a background in analytic science and a PhD from Duke, he is an active member of the San Diego tech community.  Our Burtch Works recruiting team that focuses on analytics within financial… Read more »

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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 many quantitative business professionals, the debate around analytics tools has been known to rival the enthusiasm of political conversations at Thanksgiving dinner. Over the past two years we’ve sent out an immensely popular SAS… Read more »

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This blog post is an excerpt from our recently published Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists 2016, which has updated compensation and demographic data for data scientists across the US. The full report can be downloaded for free here. The evolution of data science, the maturation of data scientists, and the disruption taking place in many of… Read more »

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This blog was contributed by Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting team.   The much-discussed skills shortage in analytics has led many employers to consider allowing some of their team members to work remotely. Giving quantitative professionals the option of having a flexible schedule can be extremely helpful for some, but working remotely comes with a its… Read more »

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Burtch Works is pleased to share the annual update to our highly regarded data science salary report series. Complete compensation and demographic data on 374 data scientists is detailed in this year’s report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists April 2016; the full report can be downloaded from our website. This new set… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ early career recruiting experts. Trying to put together your first resume or two after graduation can be tricky. Without a lot of relevant work experience to highlight, sometimes none at all, graduates often wonder how they can adequately impress hiring managers with their analytics capabilities. There are also… Read more »

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This blog post is an excerpt from our recently published Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists 2016, which has updated compensation and demographic data for data scientists across the US. The full report can be downloaded for free here. 2016 marks the third consecutive year that Burtch Works has published The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of… Read more »