Your Comprehensive Guide to Data Science & Analytics Job Searches: COVID-19 Edition

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Over the past several years, we’ve shared a plethora of resources on the Burtch Works blog related to job searching, specifically tailored for data scientists and analytics professionals. Since this year has led to a lot of uncertainty (with more certainly on the way), we thought it might be helpful to compile ALL of these… Read more »

COVID-19 Impact: Online Internships? Tips for Data Science & Analytics Students & Employers

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Among the many cascading effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been how data science & analytics students are seeing their internships derailed. While some have been seen internships outright cancelled, the majority of companies seem to be attempting to move their internships programs online or remote, which is not without its challenges. Note: this… Read more »

Data Science Recruiter Q&A Excerpt: Resumes, Bootcamps, and Learning New Tools

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Burtch Works recently hosted our first “Ask Me Anything” career planning webinar for data scientists and analytics professionals, where registrants could submit their top questions for our recruiting team to address. Flora Jiang, Karla Ahern, and Brian Shepherd all shared great insights, so we thought we’d post a few excerpts from their answers so that… Read more »

3 Essential Soft Skills for Data Engineers

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ data engineering recruiting team. Data Engineering is a very technically intensive field that generally requires advanced programming skills and a vast toolkit. With that in mind, I thought I would address some of the soft skills that are critical to landing the perfect job and performing well in… Read more »

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

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ data science and analytics recruiting team. 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, but it… 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 »

7 Tips for Negotiating Your Data Scientist Salary

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This blog is contributed by Burtch Works’ data science and analytics recruiting team. 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, maybe you’ve been taking on new… Read more »