Meeting Archive:
2018 Predictions for the Analytics & Data Science Hiring Market

Meeting Description:

Several years into the "Big Data" craze, where do we go from here?

The analytics & data science landscape has markedly changed over the past few years, and everyone is wondering what 2018 has in store.

Join Linda Burtch, Managing Director of Burtch Works, a recruiting firm that specializes in data science and analytics talent, as she shares her top predictions for 2018 including:

  • How to keep your skills current in a shifting market
  • Why companies will increase their scrutiny of data science ROI
  • Where the new Wild West of the analytics world is
  • What skills employers will focus on this year
  • Why Python is the new R

Whether you’re looking to transition your skills into data science, an experienced analytics professional, or a hiring manager looking to build up your team, join us and find out what 2018 has in store for the analytics and data science hiring market!


Date: Thu, Jan 18, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM CST
Duration: 30 minutes
Host(s): Linda Burtch
 Presenter Information
Linda Burtch
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Linda Burtch, Founder & Managing Director of Burtch Works, has over 30 years’ experience recruiting quantitative professionals, and has dedicated her career to becoming an industry leader in analytics and data science recruiting.

Linda is a frequent speaker on Big Data career topics at luncheons, conferences, corporate meetings, and webinars, and has been a board member of the Chicago Chapter of the American Statistical Association for 10+ years. She is also an active member of INFORMS, and hosts a popular blog with analysis and insights on the data science and analytics market.

As a trusted career advisor, Linda maintains long-term relationships with many analytics professionals and data scientists, and finds that creating the perfect match between an employer and a professional is the most rewarding part of her job.