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 blog is contributed by Heidi Kalish, Burtch Works’ data science & analytics recruiting expert that specializes in the financial services industry A few months ago we posted a blog with our 2019 predictions for analytics & data science in financial services, one of which was that the Center of Excellence model for quantitative teams… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Tim Ressmeyer | Founding Partner of Ressmeyer Partners and Executive Leadership Coach | 20 years’ experience as an executive in analytics and marketing research roles Too often onboarding of new employees – including new senior leaders – consists of two weeks of awkward meet and greets, delivery of huge amounts of information… Read more »

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting While the results of our recent quantitative hiring flash survey showed many teams are looking to hire data scientists and analytics professionals, we’re always curious to look at other measures of market activity! While employers may look to these numbers to… 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 results of our recent hiring flash survey showed many teams are looking to hire research & insights professionals and our recent salary report showed compensation increases for researchers last year, so we wanted to take… Read more »

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This blog is contributed by Burtch Works’ data science & analytics recruiting team No doubt about it – data science and analytics jobs are hot these days! As recruiters that focus on positions in these fields, we’ve noticed an increase in the number of professionals looking to transition from other fields into more quantitative roles,… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Linda Burtch, Burtch Works’ Managing Director with 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting As our latest hiring market research shows, 82% of data science and analytics teams are hiring this year, and many of them are not just backfilling due to attrition – they’re adding to headcount. Although the recent… Read more »

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As anyone tangentially involved in the data science and analytics fields is likely aware, there remains a large skills gap between the demand for data talent and professionals who can fill these roles. In addition, for an organization to become data driven and for their data teams to be most effective, there is also a… Read more »

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This blog is contributed by Sandy Marmitt and Brian Shepherd, Burtch Works’ experts in data science and analytics recruiting. So this is it! You’ve made it through rounds of interviews, successfully navigated your post-interview follow-up, and, after carefully evaluating your job offer, decided you want to accept a new data science or analytics role. Or,… Read more »