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Project Spotlight: The Access-Point Angler Intercept Survey

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), sponsored a research study in which data collection staff conducted in-person interviews with marine recreational anglers along the east coast and in Puerto Rico. Field staff traveled to assigned sites to interview anglers about their fishing experiences, collect a variety of information, and… Read more »

Rocking the Retail World: E‑Commerce and the Challenges of Warehouse Staffing

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The rise of e-commerce has rocked the retail world. Shoppers can now order necessary items with unprecedented convenience. From the ease and comfort of their living room couch, consumers can order and checkout in minutes without ever having to step foot outside; without having to drive across town; without having to wander through aisles trying… Read more »

Project Spotlight: Early Education Initiative Ramps Up In US Malls

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Age of Learning’s initiative to grow their product, ABCmouse.com, and spread their passion for early childhood education is well underway. ABCmouse.com is an interactive, web-based product designed for children two to eight years old. They have just opened their 22nd mall-based location in Lone Tree, Colorado, and have ambitious plans for future expansion. Headway Workforce… Read more »

GRIT Report Insights in Qualitative Research: The Need for High-Quality Data Collectors

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The Primacy of High-Quality Data The latest GRIT report offered valuable insights into the needs and priorities of research scientists, the perspectives of research vendors, and the successes and constraints of the relationships that exist between the two. Researchers, unsurprisingly, accord the greatest primacy to the quality of the data derived from the research. There… Read more »

All About Headway’s Operations and Recruitment Team

Operations Leadership Team: Service Delivery for Recruitment and Staffing

We asked two members of our operation and recruitment team some important questions about day-to-day activities in the Headway office. Here are their answers: What does strategic leadership mean to you? John – To me, strategic leadership means fostering the personal and professional development of the team with whom I am working, while, at the… Read more »

Evolving Trends in Concessionary Staffing: Sports Stadiums in the Digital Age

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Sports stadiums have come a long way in recent years. In an ongoing effort to attract and retain fans, stadiums are increasingly rigged with Wi-Fi hotspots, luxurious premium seating, eye-catching LED video displays, and gourmet food and beverage options. Team owners have good reason to woo their fan-base; stadiums come with hefty price tags (think… Read more »

Project Spotlight: National Survey of Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)

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The project has been ongoing since 1988 and is sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The NSDUH survey collects data to identify underserved communities that are in need of substance abuse and mental health facilities. Other government agencies also use the information to support prevention programs and monitor the efficacy… Read more »

Project Spotlight: National Survey of Child and Adolescent Wellbeing

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NSCAW III is a national study of children who have had contact with the child welfare system or are at risk of abuse or neglect. This study collects child and family-level data from children, their current caregivers, and their caseworkers, and may take place in various locations including homes, agency offices, or group homes. This… Read more »

The Ramp Up to AAPOR: Behind the Desk with John Schuller

John Schuller, SVP of Operations

Come meet John Schuller from Headway in Research at booth#26 at AAPOR Research-specific data collection is an exciting field to be working in. Health-related surveys, for example, are about collecting data points that help inform medical research, that in turn help to make the world a better place. From a market research standpoint, I think… Read more »

The Ramp-Up to AAPOR: Behind the Desk with Ruth Johnson

Come meet Ruth Johnson from Headway in Research at booth#26 at AAPOR Working with Headway’s research support sector has been such an integral part of my career growth. I started at Headway approximately five years ago in a recruiter role, supporting our RTI hiring efforts. As the research sector of our business has grown, developed… Read more »