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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While a month ago we were, for the most part, just starting to see the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hiring and job searching, the long-term effects of statewide shutdowns and travel restrictions are starting to become more apparent. Our latest survey with the IIA has revealed that more analytics teams are starting to… Read more »

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As you may know, Burtch Works has teamed up with the IIA (International Institute for Analytics) to survey quantitative professionals about the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on analytics teams across the US. This post shares data gathered from our week three survey, including approximately 100 analytics professionals across the US, who agreed to… Read more »

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Given the current global crisis, both Burtch Works and the IIA (International Institute for Analytics) have been receiving a lot of questions from professionals regarding how other analytics organizations are being impacted by the crisis and what actions they are taking to respond. We’ve partnered up with IIA to survey the analytics community and gather… Read more »

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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 »