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 »

Predictions for the 2020 Data Science & Analytics Market

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting Another year – another set of predictions! Last year there were a few notable trends from my 2019 predictions that we touched on throughout the year, including Python overtaking R and SAS in our annual tools survey and an increasing focus… Read more »

Flash Survey Results: Are Firms Providing Data Literacy Resources?

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In addition to other responsibilities, one of the primary objectives of data science and analytics teams is to operationalize data science and analytics. Resistance from business unit stakeholders can present challenges to this goal, but some companies work to decrease this friction by bringing up the level of data literacy throughout the organization. The goal,… Read more »

2019 Survey Results: The Data Translator Role in Data Science & Analytics

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Over the past few years, the fields of data science and analytics have grown substantially. More and more companies and industries have hired quantitative professionals to harness their data for competitive insights. As data science and analytics roles continue to proliferate, we’ve heard about the emergence of a new type of position: the data translator… Read more »

Hotspots, Remote Work, and Relocation Options in Data Science and Analytics

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This blog is contributed by Sandy Marmitt, Brian Shepherd, and Karla Ahern, who are part of Burtch Works’ data science and analytics recruiting team. It’s no secret that analytics-related fields have grown immensely over the past few years. More and more companies are hiring data scientists and analytics professionals each day, causing the demand for… Read more »

2019 Burtch Works Study: Data Science & Analytics Salary Report Highlights

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Burtch Works recently released our annual comprehensive salary study focusing on two increasingly popular areas of the quantitative market: Predictive Analytics and Data Science. While this is our sixth annual study, this is the first time we have combined the two fields into a single report, with the intent of comparing the two groups. The… Read more »

7 Observations on the Analytics Market from a Data Science Recruiter

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Although many of the recruiters have decades of experience in analytics recruiting, with the increasing popularity of data science and analytics (and the ever-evolving talent landscape) we’re always adding new members to our team. Stefan Vallentine joined our team a little over a year ago, and with his background of three years including actuarial recruiting,… Read more »

Data Engineer vs. Data Scientist: What’s the Difference?

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This post is contributed by Caroline Evans, Burtch Works’ data engineering recruiting specialist. As I wrote about last year, the expansion of data teams means that, increasingly, data engineers are working alongside data scientists to prepare data for analysis and put data products into production. Being a recruiter that specializes in data engineering roles, I often… Read more »

2019 Data Science & Analytics Market Trends: What You Need to Know

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This post is an excerpt from our newly-released 2019 Data Science & Predictive Analytics Salary Report. Download the full report to learn more about the latest salaries and hiring trends. With the distinction between data scientists and professionals in analytics roles growing fuzzier by the day, this year, for the first time, we’ve combined our separate… Read more »