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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 science & analytics recruiting team. As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the past year has been a difficult time for many. Although we’ve seen that data science and analytics professionals are still in demand, the job market has still been challenging for many early career… Read more »

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This blog is contributed by the Burtch Works recruiting team.   The topic that seems to be on everyone’s minds lately: what will the future of work look like? Will we abandon the 5-day commute forever for the comfort of a home office? Or will most offices eventually bounce back to the pre-pandemic approach? While… Read more »

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This post is contributed by the Burtch Works research & insights recruiting team. As we move further into the new year, many of the marketing researchers and employers we’ve spoken with recently have wondered whether the gradual economic recovery is impacting hiring plans in the research & insights space. Marketing Research & Consumer Insights Hiring… Read more »

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With the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting so much of the economy and hiring market in 2020, many have been wondering what the impacts will be to salaries and bonuses. In mid-December, we sent a quick flash survey to our network of data scientists, analytics professionals, and marketing researchers to ask them about their 2020 end-of-year bonuses…. Read more »

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Each year for the past seven years, we’ve asked data scientists and analytics professionals whether they prefer to use SAS, R, or Python and examined their responses to see how tool preferences vary by a variety of factors. What began as a comparison just between SAS and R users in 2014 and 2015, the debate became even more… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ data engineering recruiting team.   2020 has been a year with a lot of disruption and change, including in the data engineering space. In addition to COVID-19’s impact on the hiring market (and economy at large), there have also been evolving approaches to staffing for data engineer positions,… Read more »