How to Make the Most of Your Analytics or Data Science Internship

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This post is contributed by Katie Ferguson and Flora Jiang, Burtch Works’ early career recruiting experts. If you’re completing your Master’s degree or PhD and looking to break into the analytics field, you’ve no doubt heard about how hot the market is for predictive analytics professionals right now. One need only glance over this article… Read more »

6 Key Career Strategy Tips for Data Scientists

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You probably don’t need us to tell you that this is a remarkable time to be a data scientist – you already know. With the demand for data-driven decision making only increasing, and the scramble for talent growing as more traditional firms get on board, the market is becoming richer with opportunities, especially for those… Read more »

How Long Should You Stay at Your Analytics Job?

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting Given the flurry of media attention surrounding Big Data, data science, and the Internet of Things, it’s no surprise that the hiring market is hotter than it’s ever been before, and with the plethora of opportunities available, one of the most… Read more »

10 Key Tips for Entry-Level Analytics Professionals

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A few weeks ago, the ASA published this blog piece from one of our entry-level analytics specialists, Katie Ferguson, which I wanted to re-post here since she has some great tips for analytics professionals looking to get their foot in the door in this hot industry.   It’s no secret that analytics and data science jobs… Read more »

8 Biggest Job Search Mistakes Quants Are Still Making

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  As an executive recruiter with over 30 years’ experience working with quantitative candidates, I’ve advised many talented professionals throughout the job search process. The growth this industry is seeing right now is nothing short of explosive – I still remember analytics as a tiny niche when I started recruiting! – and the career opportunities… Read more »

How to Get Your First Analytics Job

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Over the past few months Burtch Works’ entry-level recruiting specialists have been visiting colleges and universities to meet with students who are preparing to enter data analytics jobs. After securing a degree in statistics, mathematics or other related fields, the next challenge for many students is their job search. This will be the first job… Read more »

Why You Should Job Hunt During the Holidays

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The holidays are a busy time for everyone, but that doesn’t mean you should put your job search on hold. In fact, Thanksgiving through New Year’s presents many unique advantages that aren’t available at any other time of year. Ever since I read “You Might Be Able to Get a New Job for Christmas” in… Read more »