3 Essential Soft Skills for Data Engineers

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This post is contributed by Caroline Evans, Burtch Works’ data engineering recruiting specialist. 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… Read more »

How to Evaluate Marketing Research and Consumer Insights Opportunities

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This post is contributed by Karla Ahern and Kit Nordmark, Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting specialists. One of the most common topics we discuss with research professionals is what type of job they’re looking for next and how to determine if an opportunity will be a strong next step. We know that… Read more »

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

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This post is contributed by Stefan Vallentine, Burtch Works’ data science and analytics recruiting expert. 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,… 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 Sandy Marmitt and Brian Shepherd, Burtch Works’ experts in data science and analytics recruiting. 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,… Read more »

How to Evaluate Data Scientist Job Offers

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This post is contributed by Sandy Marmitt, Burtch Works’ data science and analytics recruiting specialist. A few months ago I wrote a post about how data scientists and analytics professionals can manage multiple job offers, but what happens when you get to the next stage – offer evaluation and negotiation? There are several elements to consider… 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 »