How to Build an Effective Operations Research Team

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This blog is contributed by Brian Shepherd, Burtch Works recruiting specialist   As the reach and applications of operations research and supply chain roles continue to increase, the search for talent remains a challenge for many firms. With OR and optimization professionals in higher demand, staffing a team with a slew of experts-of-all-trades (those with strong… Read more »

5 Rising Trends Disrupting the 2018 Analytics Hiring Market

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This post is an excerpt from our newly-released 2018 Predictive Analytics Salary Report. Want to learn more about the latest salaries and hiring trends? The full report can be downloaded for free.   With the proliferation of predictive analytics initiatives showing no signs of slowing, the continued public interest in the field is making an… Read more »

4 Tips for Hiring Marketing Researchers

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This post is contributed by Karla Ahern and Kit Nordmark, Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting specialists. The research and insights market is picking up steam this year, with strong marketing researchers fielding multiple offers and needing to make decisions quickly. Earlier this year our research found that many companies are looking to hire… Read more »

How to Land Top Analytics and Data Science Talent in Financial Services

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This blog is contributed by Heidi Kalish and Matt Kleffner, Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting experts that specialize in the financial services industry While quantitative talent has long been prized in the financial services industry, as the hiring market for analytics professionals and data scientists heats up the competition has gotten fierce! Particularly in larger financial… Read more »

2018 Data Science & Analytics Hiring Survey Results

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting After taking a look at Attrition and Tenure of data scientists and predictive analytics professionals over the past year, we decided to survey hiring managers to see if the shifts among professionals were reflected in employers’ hiring intentions for the beginning… Read more »

2018 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. Now that we’ve examined job change and tenure data for the marketing research and consumer insights talent pool in our Attrition & Tenure study, we decided to ask hiring managers about their personnel strategy for this first… Read more »

4 Emerging Trends in the 2018 Data Science Market

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ data science recruiting specialists With the data science field continuing to feel the effects of Big Data hype-tsunami, data scientists and machine learning engineers are some of the fastest-growing positions on LinkedIn. As a result of this growth, we’ve noticed some changes in what employers are looking for when… Read more »

6 Tips for Hiring Data Scientists (Besides High Salaries)

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A data science team can be an immense value-add to an organization, but, although many organizations are jumping on board, hiring data scientists can still present a significant challenge. Despite the recent influx of professionals into the data science talent pool, data scientists still remain incredibly difficult to find and hire, especially now with so… Read more »