2017 Update: Analytics Salary Increases when Changing Jobs

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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 »

Predictions for the Future of Data Science Careers

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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 »

Uncertainty in Financial Market Leaves Questions for Analytics Professionals

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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 »

Analytics Interviews are Changing, Here’s What You Can Do

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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 »

Analysis Reveals: More Analytics Pros Changing Jobs, Tenure Decreasing

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting With the temperature on the data science and analytics hiring market cranked up to “sweltering”, has this turned all quantitative professionals into job hoppers? Maybe not quite yet, but we’ve been sampling our network of quantitative professionals annually to determine how… Read more »

Analytics & Data Science Career Advice from a Chief Analytics Officer

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A few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to chat with Joe DeCosmo, Chief Analytics Officer at Enova International and Enova Decisions, for a special live webinar (you can watch the recording on YouTube). Having been a quantitative executive at a variety of companies including Enova, West Monroe Partners, HAVI Global Solutions, and Allant Group,… Read more »

A FinTech Insider on Challenges in Alternative Lending

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Jason Dell is an experienced payments professional with a wealth of knowledge regarding the alternative lending space. With a background that includes firms such as Kabbage, Fiserv, and Motorola, his career is a testament to the successful intersection of technology and financial services. We connected to talk payments, fintech innovation, and challenges in alternative lending…. Read more »