Predictive Analytics in 2018: Salaries & Industry Shifts

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This post is an excerpt from our newly-released 2018 Predictive Analytics Salary Report. Want to learn more about the latest salaries and hiring trends? The full report can be downloaded for free. If you’re interested in learning more about the implications of the trends discussed in this post, as well as several other trends impacting the… Read more »

5 Rising Trends Disrupting the 2018 Analytics Hiring Market

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This post is an excerpt from our newly-released 2018 Predictive Analytics Salary Report. Want to learn more about the latest salaries and hiring trends? The full report can be downloaded for free.   With the proliferation of predictive analytics initiatives showing no signs of slowing, the continued public interest in the field is making an… Read more »

Analytics & Data Science Interview Tips: Phone and In-Person

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This post is contributed by Katie Ferguson and Flora Jiang, Burtch Works’ early career recruiting experts. As a follow-up to our popular post on resume tips for analytics professionals, for our next post we thought it might be helpful to cover some advice on both phone and in-person interviews. Whether you’re finishing up your quantitative degree program or… Read more »

How Data Scientists & Analytics Pros Can Manage Multiple Job Offers

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This post is contributed by Sandy Marmitt, Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting specialist. The job market for data scientists and analytics professionals continues to be strong, but a common situation I’ve seen is that quantitative professionals may be fielding several job offers at the same time. As the market becomes more saturated and demand continues to increase,… Read more »

7 More Resume Tips for Early Career Analytics Professionals

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This post is contributed by Katie Ferguson and Flora Jiang, Burtch Works’ early career recruiting experts. A few years ago, we wrote a blog post with some of our resume tips for early career analytics professionals, and since it is such an important topic we thought we’d revisit it with some additional points! When crafting a resume, it’s… Read more »

2018 SAS, R, or Python Survey Results: Which do Data Scientists & Analytics Pros Prefer?

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Learn more about some of the other SAS vs. R vs. Python trends we’ve observed over the past five years in our 14-minute video on our extended analysis! For the past five years we’ve been surveying our network of data scientists and analytics professionals to determine which tool they prefer to use – SAS, R,… Read more »

Survey Results: What Motivates Analytics Pros & Data Scientists to Change Jobs?

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At Burtch Works, we like to run periodic “flash surveys” on our network of thousands of analytics professionals and data scientists, since it’s a great way to gauge changes in the market! After seeing a few surveys about why business professionals change jobs, we were curious to see what would motivate analytics and data science… Read more »

2018 Machine Learning Flash Survey Results

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Machine learning buzz has seemingly taken the world by storm – but which groups are most likely to use these techniques, and how does usage vary by industry? As machine learning techniques have become much more ubiquitous in the data science and analytics community over the past few years, we decided it was high time… Read more »

2018 Data Science & Analytics Hiring Survey Results

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting After taking a look at Attrition and Tenure of data scientists and predictive analytics professionals over the past year, we decided to survey hiring managers to see if the shifts among professionals were reflected in employers’ hiring intentions for the beginning… Read more »

Analytics & Data Science Hiring Market Settling Down as Fewer Change Jobs

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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 »