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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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  Salary negotiation is always a hot topic (our salary negotiation tips piece is one of our most popular posts), especially in fields like data science and analytics where the demand for talent is so high. To provide some numbers to illustrate how salary negotiation varies among different groups, and what quantitative professionals typically receive,… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ data science and analytics recruiting team. While our recent hiring market research found that data scientists and analytics professionals change jobs about every 2.6 years, this often begs another question: when should you start looking for a new job? The answer often depends on many factors, but it… Read more »

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This blog is contributed by Burtch Works’ operations research and supply chain recruiting team. With opportunities in operations research and supply chain continuing to increase, and more industries turning to data to optimize and refine their processes, roles in this space are beginning to expand in their scope. As these roles continue to evolve, I… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ data engineering recruiting team. As the data engineering field continues to evolve alongside shifts and advancements in technology, there have been some specializations emerging that focus on different backgrounds and job responsibilities. Job titles are of course fluid and can vary greatly depending on the organization – depending… Read more »

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This blog is contributed by Burtch Works’ data science & analytics recruiting team 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 would become… 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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  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 evaluate recruiting and retention strategy, for data scientists and analytics professionals, it can… Read more »

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting team. 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 a look at some other… Read more »