Part-Time Analytics Talent

We recently filled two part-time analytics consulting roles.  In both cases the client had 5-10 hours of work and was not ready to create a FT role.   The first client was a fast growing, early stage Internet retailer.  They wanted a digital marketing analyst to assist their small marketing team in improving ROI across…


Recruiting On Demand Video

Earlier this year our team launched our Recruiting On Demand service.  Here is a 90-second video explaining the benefits of Recruiting On Demand vs. traditional contract recruiters and search firms. You can also check out a couple of our new case studies for Recruiting On Demand to see how our clients are saving money and…


Best Analytics Companies to Work For

Glassdoor released their ratings of the companies listed in the Computer Reseller News “Big Data 100.”  The ratings are of current and past employees and are based on: % who would recommend the company to a friend % of employees who approve of the CEO There were some newish companies at the top of the…


How to Retain Analytics Talent

Frequent turnover of analytics talent is a common issue.  If you plan for it and manage it correctly, it can be a healthy way to bring fresh blood into the organization and ensure the ongoing career development of your analytics employees.  If you don’t, it can be a momentum killer, a brain drain, and a…


The Dangers of Chasing Purple Squirrels

Among recruiters, purple squirrels are candidates that have (according to Wikipedia):  ”…precisely the right education, experience, and qualifications that perfectly fits a job’s multifaceted requirements… In theory, this prized purple squirrel could immediately handle all the expansive variety of responsibilities of a job description with no training and would allow businesses to function with fewer…