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

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This post is contributed by Kit Nordmark, Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting specialist. 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… 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 Kit Nordmark, Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting specialist. 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… 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 »

3 Growing Salesforce-Focused Roles in the Digital Space

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ web and digital analytics team, led by Sandy Marmitt.   Salesforce has long been a dominant player in the digital space, and as it continues to add new offerings to its arsenal, I’m seeing more Salesforce-focused roles popping up amongst companies that rely on its suite of tools. Adopting Salesforce… Read more »

2019 Survey Results: The Data Translator Role in Data Science & Analytics

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Over the past few years, the fields of data science and analytics have grown substantially. More and more companies and industries have hired quantitative professionals to harness their data for competitive insights. As data science and analytics roles continue to proliferate, we’ve heard about the emergence of a new type of position: the data translator… 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 »

2019 Update: Analytics Salary Increases When Changing Jobs

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting   After we wrapped up our analysis on salary negotiation in analytics, we thought we’d take a look at another topic of interest: how much salaries typically increase when changing jobs. Our main finding was that nearly two-thirds of the sample… Read more »