Interview Types for Evaluating Digital & Web Analytics Hires

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This post is contributed by Kate Bronars, Burtch Works’ digital & web analytics recruiting specialist 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… 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 »

How to Build an Effective Operations Research Team

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This blog is contributed by Burtch Works’ operations research recruiting team   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… 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 »