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Survey Research and the Bathroom Bill

The Bathroom as Battleground The public bathroom has become a battleground that is being waged across the nation. North Carolina’s HB2 bill, stipulating that individuals are required to the use the bathroom that coincides with the gender on their birth certificate, is highly controversial and hotly debated. Similar “bathroom bills” have been introduced by social… Read more »

The Ramp-Up to AAPOR: Behind the Desk with Michele Scollard

Behind the Desk with Michele Scollard: Come meet Michele Scollard from Headway in Research at booth#26 at AAPOR I made a conscious and calculated decision four years ago to shift my focus to the research sector because I wanted to have a part in making the world a better place.  Survey research is all about… Read more »

Jenna Mencome: Headway Hero

Each month, Headway in Research will feature one internal employee here at Headway Workforce Solutions. We interview them to give you a more in-depth look into their jobs and their lives. This month we are featuring Jenna Mencome, Headway’s Sourcing Specialist! What are your job duties? I assist recruiters by researching and identifying quality candidates for them… Read more »

The Ramp-Up to AAPOR: Behind the Desk with Alan Zdanowski

Behind the Desk with Alan Zdanowski: I have to say that empowering the populace with research data is a powerful thing. People can use this data that we help collect to make educated decisions about everything from public policy to health-related issues. Ultimately, the results of this kind of survey research can improve the quality… Read more »

Project Spotlight: The Harris County Marriage Project

newlyweds, marital longevity, marriage, texas, survey research, regional study

The Harris County Marriage Project is intended to understand the factors that make marriages last and those that determine marital longevity.  Results from the study will serve to inform educational programs to assist newlywed couples and couples considering marriage. Field interviewers will conduct in-home assessments of newly-wed couples living in low-income neighborhoods in Houston, TX.… Read more »

Project Spotlight: The Evaluation of Making Proud Choices! Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program

teenagers, pregnancy, evaluation, research

This program will provide timely evidence to the Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) on the impacts of Making Proud Choices!, a highly popular yet understudied evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention program. The impact study will measure the effectiveness of the program, as delivered in schools and by external health educators, using a random assignment design with… Read more »

Survey Research, the Georgia Special Election and Understanding the Voter Mindset

Political Special Election Georgia

Special elections in a non-presidential or midterm election year are typically rather quiet affairs, with low turnout dominated by older, reliable voters. There has, however, been nothing typical about politics these past six months, and the special election in Georgia’s sixth congressional district has been anything but quiet. The congressional race is a hotbed of… Read more »

Project Spotlight: The National Panel of Tobacco Consumer Studies

tobacco products, cigarettes, smokers, smoking, survey research

The Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products has sponsored the National Panel of Tobacco Consumer Studies (TCS) to recruit eligible tobacco-product users to better understand what they know and feel about FDA regulatory actions. The information they provide will help inform future tobacco-related policy decisions made by the FDA. The TCS project is… Read more »

Patrick Chill: Headway Hero

Each month, Headway in Research will feature one internal employee here at Headway Workforce Solutions. We interview them to give you a more in-depth look into their jobs and their lives. This month we are featuring Patrick Chill, Headway’s Corporate Controller, Patrick Chill! What are your job duties? I’m responsible for preparing monthly and annual financial… Read more »

Project Spotlight: A Flooring Provider’s Intercept Project

flooring samples, market research

Intercept data collectors, working in conjunction with a nationwide flooring provider at the Home and Garden Show, are reaching out to engage with and expand upon the provider’s customer base. Providing pamphlets to booth visitors and recording customer contact information, these data collectors help facilitate subsequent in-store appointments. Headway Workforce Solutions is proud to support… Read more »