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 »

Who Should the Chief Analytics Officer Report To?

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This blog is contributed by Jennifer Schmidt | Founder of J. Schmidt Consulting | 10+ years’ experience in HR and expert panelist for the International Institute for Analytics (IIA)   Does it Matter Who the Chief Analytics Officer Reports To? There are many options for where to have your analytics leader report.  Similar to a… Read more »

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 »