Options for Financial Services Pros Looking to Shift into Data Science

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting team. No doubt about it – data science jobs are hot these days! As a recruiter that focuses on analytics roles within financial services, I’ve noticed an uptick in the number of quant analytics or strategic trading professionals looking to transition into data scientist roles. However,… Read more »

How to Manage Title Confusion in Data Science and Analytics

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This post is contributed by Sandy Marmitt, Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting specialist. As anyone who has tried to discern the “true definition” of a data scientist knows, titles can mean different things to different people. A data scientist in one organization might be a predictive analytics professional in another, and a Director position in one company… Read more »

Predictions for the Future of Data Science Careers

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Download our 2018 data science salary report to see how data science salaries vary by experience level, region, industry, and residency status, plus our insights on how these trends will shape the future of the market.   With more companies developing quantitative teams, more professionals entering data science careers, and more blending between data scientists and others… Read more »

3 Key Trends Shaping the 2017 Data Science Hiring Market

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This post is an adapted excerpt from our newly-released report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists 2017, which examines updated compensation and demographic data for data scientists. Download the full study to see how data science salaries vary by experience level, region, industry, and residency status, plus our insights on how these trends will shape… Read more »

How to Prepare for Data Scientist Interview Presentations

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This post is contributed by Sandy Marmitt, Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting specialist. As the use of analytics in business continues to expand, there is an increasing demand for professionals who can bridge the gap between hands-on statistics and business strategy. It is becoming more important that quantitative experts are adept at explaining their findings to… Read more »

Analytics & Data Science Career Advice from a Chief Analytics Officer

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A few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to chat with Joe DeCosmo, Chief Analytics Officer at Enova International and Enova Decisions, for a special live webinar (you can watch the recording on YouTube). Having been a quantitative executive at a variety of companies including Enova, West Monroe Partners, HAVI Global Solutions, and Allant Group,… Read more »