Less Noise but More Money in Data Science

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April 28th, 2015 | Steve Lohr | Reporter – Technology and Economics Read the original post here. The outlook for data scientists: less hype, more hiring. The exuberance surrounding big data has passed its peak and is trending down, the technology research firm Gartner declared last August in its annual “hype cycle” report on perceptions… Read more »

Get Familiar With Big Data Now—or Face ‘Permanent Pink Slip’

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Updated April 9, 2014 | Nikki Waller | Bureau Chief, Management & Careers, The Wall Street Journal Demand Rises for Analytics Professionals, Data Scientists Read the original post here. Sick of hearing about Big Data? Get used to it. Whether you believe analytics is a tired corporate buzzword or the key to future business growth, hundreds… Read more »

Careers in 2018: Tips from a Top Analytics Recruiter

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February 8th 2018 | Jessica Davis | Senior Editor, Information Week Read the original post here. Top quantitative executive recruiter Linda Burtch of Burtchworks provides insight into how to keep yourself competitive in data science, business intelligence, and other analytics-related careers. Here’s how to get ready for a future of new technology, including AI, natural… Read more »

Burtch Works Named on Forbes’ Best Recruiting Firms List

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As a company that strives to be a leader in quantitative recruiting, Burtch Works is proud to announce that this year our firm has been named to Forbes’ list of America’s Best Recruiting Firms. Forbes teamed up with Statista to determine top rankings for hundreds of recruiting firms across the US, and Burtch Works is… Read more »

Why your kids will want to be data scientists

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May 30, 2014 | John Phillips | Digital Editor, CNBC International Read the original post here. In the days of yore parents pushed their children to pursue noble lucrative professions – doctor, lawyer, banker – but as times change they may soon encourage another career path: data scientist. Big data is being billed as the… Read more »

The Salaries Of Data Scientists Remain Steady But Still Sexy With AI On The Horizon

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May 4th 2018 | Gil Press | Contributor – Technology, Entrepreneurs, and Innovation Read the original post here. The just-published 5th-annual Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists provides fresh insights into the compensation trends for those holding the sexiest job of the 21st century: Similar to last year’s figures, the median base salaries of data scientists have remained relatively steady. After rising… Read more »

LinkedIn Recognizes Burtch Works as #2 Most Socially Engaged Firm

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October 7th 2016 Burtch Works Executive Recruiting was recently recognized by LinkedIn as the second-most socially engaged boutique recruiting firm in North America. With recruiters specializing in the placement of quantitative professionals nationwide, Burtch Works publishes original research and other industry-related content, and has a strong presence on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, and on the company… Read more »

Burtch Works Lands Chief Data Scientist for Upside Travel

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March 20, 2017 Upside Travel, Priceline Founder Jay Walker’s new startup that uses big data to optimize travel deals for business travelers, has hired Adam Holmes as their Chief Data Scientist. Holmes will spearhead the firm’s use of terabytes of data delivered daily from online hotel and airline reservation partners in order to most effectively… Read more »

Microsoft Uses STEM Saturdays to Give Students Hands-On Experience

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May 17, 2017 | Terri Williams | Writer, GoodCall Read the original post here. Demand for STEM workers continues to increase at a breakneck pace. For example, while U.S. tech employment has reached 7.3 million, that’s not enough workers to keep up with demand. The challenge is to get more students interested in STEM subjects,… Read more »