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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’ research & insights recruiting team A few weeks ago, we talked to our recruiting team that focuses on marketing research & consumer insights positions to ask about the most in-demand skills, the difference between supplier- and client-side roles, and what skills researchers can add to their toolkit to… Read more »

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This blog is an adapted excerpt from our new 2021 Data Science & Analytics Salary Report, which includes 50+ pages of data and insights on compensation, demographic trends, and other research on hiring trends, WFH, and much more! You can download the full report for free here. We approached this year’s salary data (gathered from May… Read more »

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This post is contributed by the Burtch Works Data Science and Data Engineering recruiting teams.  Our hiring survey results from February 2021 showed that 73% of data science and analytics teams were planning to hire during Q1 or Q2 of 2021. So how are plans shaping up for the second half of the year? Hiring… Read more »

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What skills and tools are the most in-demand for data scientist positions? We wanted to refresh this important topic since the industry has evolved significantly over the past several years! Every company will have their own priorities when it comes to different skills, and this includes technical, industry knowledge, education, and intangible skills (like professional… Read more »

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This blog is contributed by the Burtch Works recruiting team. With the U.S. vaccine rollout under way, and as companies are now slowly making the transition to reopening offices, everyone is wondering what the “future of work” will look like. While it’s hard to make precise predictions about the future (especially given the events of… Read more »

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This post contains segments of the Q&A from our 2021 Data Engineering Trends & Predictions video. Answers have been lightly edited for length and clarity. Is industry experience becoming more of a requirement in data engineering? We’re used to seeing this in data science and analytics, but it’s always been a little different with engineers…. Read more »