2019 Update: Analytics Salary Increases When Changing Jobs

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting   After we wrapped up our analysis on salary negotiation in analytics, we thought we’d take a look at another topic of interest: how much salaries typically increase when changing jobs. Our main finding was that nearly two-thirds of the sample… Read more »

2019 Survey Results: Salary Negotiation in Data Science & Analytics

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting 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… Read more »

Who Should the Chief Analytics Officer Report To?

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This blog is contributed by Jennifer Schmidt | Founder of J. Schmidt Consulting | 10+ years’ experience in HR and expert panelist for the International Institute for Analytics (IIA)   Does it Matter Who the Chief Analytics Officer Reports To? There are many options for where to have your analytics leader report.  Similar to a… Read more »

10 Reasons for Data Scientists and Analytics Pros to Consider a Job Change

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This post is contributed by Stefan Vallentine, Burtch Works’ data science and analytics recruiting expert. 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,… Read more »

How Long Do Data Scientists & Analytics Pros Stay at Their Jobs?

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting 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… Read more »

Breaking Into Analytics & Data Science: Skills/Tools to Learn & How to Transition

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This blog is contributed by Burtch Works’ data science & analytics recruiting team No doubt about it – data science and analytics jobs are hot these days! As recruiters that focus on positions in these fields, we’ve noticed an increase in the number of professionals looking to transition from other fields into more quantitative roles,… Read more »

How to Write Job Descriptions for Senior-Level Data Science & Analytics Positions

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This post is contributed by Linda Burtch, Burtch Works’ Managing Director with 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting As our latest hiring market research shows, 82% of data science and analytics teams are hiring this year, and many of them are not just backfilling due to attrition – they’re adding to headcount. Although the recent… Read more »

7 Tips for Negotiating Your Data Scientist Salary

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This blog is contributed by Sandy Marmitt and Brian Shepherd, Burtch Works’ experts in data science and analytics recruiting. So this is it! You’ve made it through rounds of interviews, successfully navigated your post-interview follow-up, and, after carefully evaluating your job offer, decided you want to accept a new data science or analytics role. Or,… Read more »