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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The results of our 2019 SAS, R, or Python survey have been released! Click here to see our latest 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, or Python. Our most popular annual flash survey… 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 »

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 »

Your Analytics & Data Science New Year’s Resolutions

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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   Prediction: You have already given up on your New Year’s resolutions.   If you are like most of the population, you gave up a long time… Read more »

2018 Predictions for the Analytics & Data Science Hiring Market

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting 2020 predictions are out! Check out this post to see the latest top trends. Several years into the “Big Data” hype, analytics and data science professionals across the country are facing a changed landscape and wondering “what’s next?” Our annual predictions… Read more »

How Analytics Pros & Data Scientists Can Provide Strategic Insights

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This post is contributed by Katie Ferguson and Flora Jiang, Burtch Works’ early career recruiting experts. As an analytics professional or data scientist, you’re likely already adept at quantitative analysis and deriving insights from data. But, over the past few years, we’ve noticed more employers are really looking to hire professionals who can “bridge the gap” between technical… Read more »