Are 2020 Bonuses Disrupted for Data Scientists, Analytics Pros, & Marketing Researchers?

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With the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting so much of the economy and hiring market in 2020, many have been wondering what the impacts will be to salaries and bonuses. In mid-December, we sent a quick flash survey to our network of data scientists, analytics professionals, and marketing researchers to ask them about their 2020 end-of-year bonuses…. Read more »

Even Data Scientists Aren’t Safe

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While a month ago we were, for the most part, just starting to see the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hiring and job searching, the long-term effects of statewide shutdowns and travel restrictions are starting to become more apparent. Our latest survey with the IIA has revealed that more analytics teams are starting to… Read more »

Updated Job Change & Tenure Data for Marketing Research & Consumer Insights Professionals

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting team. Having current data on how many research & insights professionals are changing jobs, as well as how long they’re staying at those jobs, can be informative for both employers and professionals working in the field. While recent events like the growing… Read more »

How the Coronavirus Pandemic is Impacting Hiring and Job Searching, and What You Can Do

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With the coronavirus COVID-19 continuing to spread across the US and its impact on industries, schools, work, and other aspects of our lives still developing, we wanted to take a moment to share some of the trends we’re seeing from our vantage point as recruiters. While we recommend looking to institutions like the CDC, WHO,… Read more »

2020 Data Science & Analytics Q&A with Linda Burtch: Growth Areas, Startup Shakeout, Data Translators, and More

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Earlier this year, Burtch Works’ Managing Director and expert in quantitative recruiting, Linda Burtch, released her annual predictions for the data science & analytics hiring market. Each year she has also hosted an accompanying webinar to delve deeper into the trends she highlights (you can watch the recording here) with a live Q&A at the… Read more »

2020 Marketing Research & Consumer Insights Hiring Survey Results

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting team. Our latest salary report for research & insights professionals found that salaries are continuing to increase at all job levels, with especially strong activity at the junior end. You can read about recent MR trends and our industry outlook here. Looking… 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 »

Burtch Works Celebrates 10 Years: Our Recruiters Share Their Insights

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This October, we’re celebrating Burtch Works’ 10 Year Anniversary! In the past decade we’ve marked numerous accomplishments: expanding our team, creating the Burtch Works Studies, and adding new specialties to the mix, and of course the press mentions and being recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Recruiting Firms for the past few years…. Read more »