Why You Should Keep Hiring During the Holiday Season

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works recruiter Heidi Kalish, with input from Sandy Marmitt and Caroline Evans. While hiring activity in the analytics and marketing research markets has been strong this year, there is sometimes a tendency among companies to slow down as we enter Q4 and approach the holiday season. This post may… 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 »

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 »

Interview Types for Evaluating Digital & Web Analytics Hires

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ web and digital analytics team, led by Sandy Marmitt. Evaluating candidates for a role can be complicated and complex, especially as digital roles are becoming more technical and prior experience is even more of a priority. But, evaluating digital candidates doesn’t have to be a rough experience. Here are some… Read more »

Writing Better Marketing Research Job Descriptions Part 1 (of 2): Describing Job Tasks

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This post is contributed by Karla Ahern and Kit Nordmark, Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting specialists. As experts in marketing research and insights recruiting, clients often ask us for guidance when it comes to job descriptions and how to best communicate a role on paper. Whether you’re part of a large Fortune… 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 »

Onboarding Best Practices: Setting Up New Employees & Leaders for Success

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This post is contributed by Tim Ressmeyer | Founding Partner of Ressmeyer Partners and Executive Leadership Coach | 20 years’ experience as an executive in analytics and marketing research roles Too often onboarding of new employees – including new senior leaders – consists of two weeks of awkward meet and greets, delivery of huge amounts of information… Read more »

How to Write Job Descriptions for Senior-Level Data Science & Analytics Positions

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This post is contributed by Linda Burtch, Burtch Works’ Managing Director with 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting As our latest hiring market research shows, 82% of data science and analytics teams are hiring this year, and many of them are not just backfilling due to attrition – they’re adding to headcount. Although the recent… Read more »

2019 Marketing Research & Consumer Insights Hiring Survey Results

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This post is contributed by Karla Ahern and Kit Nordmark, Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting specialists. While our recent salary research found that research and insights salaries are increasing, and we’ve noticed other signs of a healthy and active hiring market, we wanted to further examine the state of the market in… Read more »