Despite choices, new data scientists still gravitate to small firms

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May 22, 2015 | Tom DiChristopher | CNBC reporter Read the original post here.   Data scientist Frank Lo has the type of problem most professionals can only dream of: He gets far too many job offers. Lo, who leads a team of 16 data professionals at e-commerce website Wayfair, said he received about 150 inquiries… Read more »

The Supply And Demand Of Data Scientists: What The Surveys Say

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April 30th, 2015 | Gil Press | Contributor – Technology, Entrepreneurs, and Innovation Click here to read the original post.   The results of two surveys about data scientists were released this week, covering both the supply and demand sides of this hot new profession, “the sexiest job of the 21st Century.” On the demand… Read more »

Burtch Works Places Horizon Media’s Chief Analytics Officer

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April 29th 2015 | Burtch Works Press Release Horizon Media, the largest and fastest growing privately held media services agency in the world, announced today that it has hired Rick Watrall as Chief Analytics Officer. Watrall will focus on enhancing analytics solutions, inventing new avenues for data creation, transforming the agency’s proprietary data platforms and… Read more »

Press Release: Updated Salaries for Data Scientists

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Elite Data Scientists Riding Big Data Movement to 8% Increases, $250,000 Salaries, $56,000 Bonuses Second-Annual Study Finds Data Scientists Moving More Mainstream As Corporations Adopt Data-Driven Business Strategies Millennials Flocking to Hot Data Science Field EVANSTON, Ill. (April 27, 2015) – Elite data scientists, increasingly in demand from  U.S. leading corporations, are riding high on… Read more »

‘Data Scientists: It’s their time to shine’

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July/August 2014 | Peter Horner | Editor, OR/MS Today & Analytics Magazine According to executive search firm head Linda Burtch, the job prospects for data scientists and other elite analytics professionals have never been better – and the future is even brighter.   Read original post here In April, the executive search firm Burtch Works released… Read more »

Big Data Job Hunting: Unconventional Advice

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June 13 2014 | Laurianne McLaughlin | Editor-in-Chief InformationWeek.com Read original post here. Shiny new trends present opportunities to IT pros who feel stuck in a career rut. I remember in 2007 meeting a lot of people willing to do whatever it took to brand themselves cloud experts. Big data is the undisputed shiny trend… Read more »

Career Paths in Marketing Research

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June 2014 | Karla Ahern & Naomi Keller | Marketing Research Recruiters Read the original post here. As recruiters in marketing research, we know first-hand how careers paths can progress in many different directions.  The ever increasing demand for consumer data spurs an ever increasing demand for talented researchers capable of mining insights and strategy… Read more »

Five Ways Marketers Can Keep Quants From Quitting

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Dec 4, 2013 | Linda Burtch | Founder & Managing Director of Burtch Works Read the original post here. This will be the year of attrition for quantitative professionals. Quants are more in demand than ever, which means they have more career options, and it’s essential that you understand how to keep these people on your team. As… Read more »

In growing field of big data, jobs go unfilled

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August 25, 2013 | Becky Yerak with contributions from Wailin Wong | Chicago Tribune Reporters Demand outpaces the supply of workers needed to glean useful information from businesses’ large data intake from customers, sensors, social media & the market   Read the original post here. Professionals in big data are big deals in today’s largely… Read more »