How Analytics Leaders Can Take Charge of Their Teams

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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 Demand for experienced analytics leaders continues to increase as quantitative initiatives spread throughout the business world. This provides numerous opportunities for those who can rise… Read more »

4 Major Trends Influencing the 2017 Predictive Analytics Hiring Market

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As many reading this report are undoubtedly aware, the use of predictive analytics in business continues to grow, and shows no signs of abating. The trends we highlighted in last year’s report – proliferation of Big Data initiatives, diversification of educational opportunities, and the blurring between data science and traditional predictive analytics – are only… Read more »

How to Manage Title Confusion in Data Science and Analytics

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This post is contributed by Sandy Marmitt, Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting specialist. As anyone who has tried to discern the “true definition” of a data scientist knows, titles can mean different things to different people. A data scientist in one organization might be a predictive analytics professional in another, and a Director position in one company… Read more »

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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Download our 2018 data science salary report to see how data science salaries vary by experience level, region, industry, and residency status, plus our insights on how these trends will shape the future of the market.   With more companies developing quantitative teams, more professionals entering data science careers, and more blending between data scientists and others… 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 »

How to Prepare for Data Scientist Interview Presentations

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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 »