Burtch Works Blog

With more activity in the quantitative and 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 post is contributed by Kit Nordmark, Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting specialist. Having current data on how many research & insights professionals are changing jobs, as well as how long they’re staying at those jobs, can be informative for both employers and professionals working in the field. While recent events like… Read more »

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With the coronavirus COVID-19 continuing to spread across the US and its impact on industries, schools, work, and other aspects of our lives still developing, we wanted to take a moment to share some of the trends we’re seeing from our vantage point as recruiters. While we recommend looking to institutions like the CDC, WHO,… Read more »

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Earlier this year, Burtch Works’ Managing Director and expert in quantitative recruiting, Linda Burtch, released her annual predictions for the data science & analytics hiring market. Each year she has also hosted an accompanying webinar to delve deeper into the trends she highlights (you can watch the recording here) with a live Q&A at the… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Linda Burtch, Burtch Works’ Managing Director and quantitative recruiting expert. While the data science and analytics hiring market has remained very active from our position as recruiters, we wanted to survey hiring authorities and see if we could put some numbers to this year’s hiring demand. Data Science & Analytics… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Kit Nordmark, Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting specialist. Our latest salary report for research & insights professionals found that salaries are continuing to increase at all job levels, with especially strong activity at the junior end. You can read about recent MR trends and our industry outlook… Read more »

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Burtch Works recently hosted our first “Ask Me Anything” career planning webinar for data scientists and analytics professionals, where registrants could submit their top questions for our recruiting team to address. Flora Jiang, Karla Ahern, and Brian Shepherd all shared great insights, so we thought we’d post a few excerpts from their answers so that… Read more »

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This blog is contributed by members of Burtch Works’ data science and analytics recruiting team: Katie Ferguson and Stefan Vallentine. Ever notice how so many career articles contain cliché analogies about how the job search process is a bit like dating? We have! Being recruiters, we thought that, as a Valentine’s Day treat, we’d share some… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Caroline Evans, Burtch Works’ data engineering recruiting specialist.     Since I work with a wide variety of companies and hiring managers looking for data engineering talent, I thought it would be useful to share some tips from my recruiting experience on how to both identify the ideal data engineering candidates… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Kit Nordmark, Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting specialist. This is the second installment of our two-part resource for writing better marketing research and insights job descriptions. Part 1 covered the role itself: focusing on how to build a job description, what tasks and responsibilities to incorporate, and… Read more »