Financial Services Embracing the Center of Excellence for Analytics & Data Science

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This blog is contributed by Heidi Kalish, Burtch Works’ data science & analytics recruiting expert that specializes in the financial services industry A few months ago we posted a blog with our 2019 predictions for analytics & data science in financial services, one of which was that the Center of Excellence model for quantitative teams… Read more »

How Long Do Data Scientists & Analytics Pros Stay at Their Jobs?

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting While the results of our recent quantitative hiring flash survey showed many teams are looking to hire data scientists and analytics professionals, we’re always curious to look at other measures of market activity! While employers may look to these numbers to… Read more »

How Long Do Marketing Research & Consumer Insights Pros Stay at Their Jobs?

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This post is contributed by Karla Ahern and Kit Nordmark, Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting specialists. The results of our recent hiring flash survey showed many teams are looking to hire research & insights professionals and our recent salary report showed compensation increases for researchers last year, so we wanted to take… Read more »

Data Science Upskilling, Improving Data Literacy, and Python’s Rise – Metis Interview

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As anyone tangentially involved in the data science and analytics fields is likely aware, there remains a large skills gap between the demand for data talent and professionals who can fill these roles. In addition, for an organization to become data driven and for their data teams to be most effective, there is also a… Read more »

Marketing Research in 2018: Key Trends & Takeaways

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This post is contributed by Karla Ahern and Kit Nordmark, Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting specialists, and is an excerpt from our upcoming marketing research salary report. Download the report to see updated salaries for marketing researchers across the US, how they vary based on demographic factors, market trends, and other insights.   This marks… Read more »

Predictive Analytics in 2018: Salaries & Industry Shifts

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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. If you’re interested in learning more about the implications of the trends discussed in this post, as well as several other trends impacting the… 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 »

The Rise of Data Engineering: Common Skills and Tools

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This post is contributed by Caroline Evans, Burtch Works’ data engineering recruiting specialist. As data teams have increased in size, it’s now become more common to see data engineers working alongside data scientists and other analytics professionals. Whereas once it was expected that data scientists be responsible for every aspect of the data life cycle,… Read more »

Beyond the Unicorn: 4 Developing Data Scientist Career Paths

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This post is contributed by Burtch Works’ data science and data engineering recruiting specialists. Five years ago the data science hiring market was awash with unicorn headlines, but, as we reported earlier this year, we’re noticing a distinct trend towards specialists instead of generalists. And while many data scientists are still equipped to work on every… Read more »

2018 Survey Results: What Trends are Marketing Researchers Excited About?

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This post is contributed by Karla Ahern and Kit Nordmark, Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting specialists. Over the past few years, we’ve reviewed marketing research and consumer insights hiring market trends as part of our annual salary report (you can read our 2017 and 2018 trend posts to learn more). Since we always… Read more »