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 Karla Ahern and Kit Nordmark, Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting specialists, and is an excerpt from our upcoming marketing research salary report. Download the report to see updated salaries for marketing researchers across the US, how they vary based on demographic factors, market trends, and other insights.   This marks… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Sandy Marmitt, Burtch Works’ data science and analytics recruiting specialist. A few months ago I wrote a post about how data scientists and analytics professionals can manage multiple job offers, but what happens when you get to the next stage – offer evaluation and negotiation? There are several elements to consider… Read more »

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This blog is contributed by Burtch Works’ operations research recruiting team   As the reach and applications of operations research and supply chain roles continue to increase, the search for talent remains a challenge for many firms. With OR and optimization professionals in higher demand, staffing a team with a slew of experts-of-all-trades (those with… Read more »

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If you’re interested in learning more about the implications of the trends discussed in this post, as well as several other trends impacting the analytics market, you can read our trend synopsis here. 2018 Predictive Analytics Salaries Our salary studies report base salary variations of predictive analytics professionals, both individual contributors and managers, as well… Read more »

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With the proliferation of predictive analytics initiatives showing no signs of slowing, the continued public interest in the field is making an impact on the market. While last year’s trends are still relevant, there have been some key developments that we wanted to focus on, and examine their implications for predictive analytics professionals and those… 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 research and insights market is picking up steam this year, with strong marketing researchers fielding multiple offers and needing to make decisions quickly. Earlier this year our research found that many companies are looking to hire… Read more »

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This blog is contributed by Heidi Kalish and Matt Kleffner, Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting experts that specialize in the financial services industry While quantitative talent has long been prized in the financial services industry, as the hiring market for analytics professionals and data scientists heats up the competition has gotten fierce! Particularly in larger financial… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Katie Ferguson and Flora Jiang, Burtch Works’ early career recruiting experts. As a follow-up to our popular post on resume tips for analytics professionals, for our next post we thought it might be helpful to cover some advice on both phone and in-person interviews. Whether you’re finishing up your quantitative degree program or… Read more »