Burtch Works Blog

With more activity in the research landscape than ever before, Linda Burtch and the rest of the Burtch Works team always have 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 Brian Shepherd, Burtch Works recruiting specialist   As the reach and applications of operations research and supply chain roles continue to increase, the search for talent remains a challenge for many firms. With OR and optimization professionals in higher demand, staffing a team with a slew of experts-of-all-trades (those with strong… Read more »

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This post is an excerpt from our newly-released 2018 Predictive Analytics Salary Report. Want to learn more about the latest salaries and hiring trends? The full report can be downloaded for free. If you’re interested in learning more about the implications of the trends discussed in this post, as well as several other trends impacting the… Read more »

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This post is an excerpt from our newly-released 2018 Predictive Analytics Salary Report. Want to learn more about the latest salaries and hiring trends? The full report can be downloaded for free.   With the proliferation of predictive analytics initiatives showing no signs of slowing, the continued public interest in the field is making an… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Karla Ahern and Kit Nordmark, Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting specialists. The research and insights market is picking up steam this year, with strong marketing researchers fielding multiple offers and needing to make decisions quickly. Earlier this year our research found that many companies are looking to hire… Read more »

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This blog is contributed by Heidi Kalish and Matt Kleffner, Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting experts that specialize in the financial services industry While quantitative talent has long been prized in the financial services industry, as the hiring market for analytics professionals and data scientists heats up the competition has gotten fierce! Particularly in larger financial… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Katie Ferguson and Flora Jiang, Burtch Works’ early career recruiting experts. As a follow-up to our popular post on resume tips for analytics professionals, for our next post we thought it might be helpful to cover some advice on both phone and in-person interviews. Whether you’re finishing up your quantitative degree program or… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Caroline Evans, Burtch Works’ data engineering recruiting specialist. As data teams have increased in size, it’s now become more common to see data engineers working alongside data scientists and other analytics professionals. Whereas once it was expected that data scientists be responsible for every aspect of the data life cycle,… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ data science and data engineering recruiting specialists. Five years ago the data science hiring market was awash with unicorn headlines, but, as we reported earlier this year, we’re noticing a distinct trend towards specialists instead of generalists. And while many data scientists are still equipped to work on every… Read more »