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 »

Valentine’s Day Special Feature: 9 Ways to Make Your Recruiter Love You

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This blog is contributed by members of Burtch Works’ data science and analytics recruiting team: Katie Ferguson and Stefan Vallentine. Ever notice how so many career articles contain cliché analogies about how the job search process is a bit like dating? We have! Being recruiters, we thought that, as a Valentine’s Day treat, we’d share some… Read more »

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 »