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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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Is the analytics and data science market starting to settle down? Our recent analysis of job change and tenure shows an interesting new development, which certainly suggests that things are leveling out a bit. Although there are still many openings for analytics and data science positions, the tremendous shortage appears to have slightly abated as… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Karla Ahern and Kit Nordmark, Burtch Works’ marketing research recruiting experts. We’re kicking off another new year, so as you’re making your annual resolutions, changing the batteries in your smoke detector, and compiling your bucket list for the year ahead, it’s a great time to reassess your LinkedIn profile! We’ve… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ data science recruiting specialists With the data science field continuing to feel the effects of Big Data hype-tsunami, data scientists and machine learning engineers are some of the fastest-growing positions on LinkedIn. As a result of this growth, we’ve noticed some changes in what employers are looking for when… 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   Prediction: You have already given up on your New Year’s resolutions.   If you are like most of the population, you gave up a long time… Read more »

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting 2019 predictions are out! Check out this post to see the latest top trends. Several years into the “Big Data” hype, analytics and data science professionals across the country are facing a changed landscape and wondering “what’s next?” Our annual predictions… 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 Data-driven jobs continue to dominate the rankings, resulting in an exciting career landscape for quantitative professionals. In fact, for the second year in a row, data scientist… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Katie Ferguson and Flora Jiang, Burtch Works’ early career recruiting experts. As an analytics professional or data scientist, you’re likely already adept at quantitative analysis and deriving insights from data. But, over the past few years, we’ve noticed more employers are really looking to hire professionals who can “bridge the gap” between technical… Read more »

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A data science team can be an immense value-add to an organization, but, although many organizations are jumping on board, hiring data scientists can still present a significant challenge. Despite the recent influx of professionals into the data science talent pool, data scientists still remain incredibly difficult to find and hire, especially now with so… Read more »

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This post is an excerpt from our recently-released report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Marketing Research Professionals 2017. Download the report for free here, which includes updated compensation and demographic data on marketing researchers across the US, and how marketing research salaries vary by job level, region, industry, and client- vs. supplier-side.   As the marketing research… Read more »