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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’ data engineering recruiting team. The growth of digital data continues to accelerate, fueling the need for deliberate digital transformation strategy in order to stay competitive. Every organization is feeling the pressure to reform and streamline internal processes to match growing expectations of customers, both internal and external to… Read more »

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The hiring push for data engineering talent has been picking up steam in 2022, but what other trends are happening in the market? What types of roles are the most in-demand? What is the latest news on WFH/hybrid/remote work? As an update to our 2021 predictions and market trends to watch for data engineering, we… Read more »

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Last week, we shared some insights from our data science and data engineering recruiting teams on how the Great Resignation is impacting the current hiring market. This year we’ve seen fewer data scientists on the market since many changed jobs in 2021, increased hiring leading to more open opportunities, and the increased focus on other… Read more »

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The importance of functional roles like project or product management has become a hot topic these days, and an especially desirable skillset in the consulting and contracting space. But what do these roles typically encompass, and how can you break into the field? What advantages can data analysts or other technical professionals potentially have during… Read more »

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This blog is contributed by Burtch Works’ research & insights recruiting team. With hiring demand for research & insights professionals still going strong, there is a lot of movement in the market with many professionals exploring new opportunities. We consistently get questions around salaries and negotiation during the job search process, and the conversation has… Read more »

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The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the hiring market have shifted significantly over the past few years. During the immense disruption of 2020, many professionals chose to put planned job searches on hold, while some data teams were more impacted than others in terms of their hiring plans and response to the initial crisis…. Read more »

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This post is contributed by the Burtch Works Data Science and Data Engineering recruiting teams.  To measure hiring demand for data scientists and data engineers, we’ve been surveying data teams twice a year to gauge their hiring plans for Q1/2 and then again for Q3/4. Last year our surveys revealed that 73% of teams were… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ recruiting team. If the numerous opinion pieces and headlines in the media over the past two years are any indication, working from home has become an area of intense scrutiny, interest, and speculation. Among our network of data scientists, data engineers, market research professionals, and their employers, this… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ data engineering recruiting team. Curating a resume can undoubtedly become a challenge, especially for an early career data engineer or machine learning professional. Accurately portraying your skills, breadth of experience and knowledge within a few short pages is the key to landing a position in today’s market.  There… Read more »