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With more activity in the 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 Katie Ferguson and Flora Jiang, Burtch Works’ early career recruiting experts. As most of you reading this are probably very aware, the analytics hiring market is active. With more companies developing their quantitative teams, the number of opportunities for analytics professionals has increased – you’re in demand! – so why do some professionals,… Read more »

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting With analytics hiring going strong, and more professionals changing jobs, we decided to take a look at the analytics salary increases professionals can receive when changing between data analytics jobs (or, really, changing companies). For many, this can be a great… 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. After examining the marketing research and consumer insights hiring market a few months ago, we found that professionals seem to be taking advantage of the copious research opportunities available. We offered a few words of advice on… Read more »

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Download our 2018 data science salary report to see how data science salaries vary by experience level, region, industry, and residency status, plus our insights on how these trends will shape the future of the market.   With more companies developing quantitative teams, more professionals entering data science careers, and more blending between data scientists and others… Read more »

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This post is an adapted excerpt from our newly-released report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists 2017, which examines updated compensation and demographic data for data scientists. Download the full study to see how data science salaries vary by experience level, region, industry, and residency status, plus our insights on how these trends will shape… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting team. Over the past few years, in response to the 2008 financial crisis, the regulatory risk function within lending institutions has grown significantly. Because of the passing of the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010, the extensive regulatory requirements for banks created a need for analytics professionals (modelers… 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. As we pointed out in our piece on hiring trends a few months ago, although marketing research has not been as affected by the rapid disruption sweeping other fields, including some of Burtch Works’ other specialties, predictive… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Sandy Marmitt, Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting specialist. As the use of analytics in business continues to expand, there is an increasing demand for professionals who can bridge the gap between hands-on statistics and business strategy. It is becoming more important that quantitative experts are adept at explaining their findings to… Read more »