Workforce Solutions for the Research Industry

You’re seeking high-quality data for qualitative and quantitative research projects. Over 25 years of experience supporting data collection with staffing and HR solutions equips Headway in Research to find the people you need to reach your objectives. We understand the industry inside out, with intimate, time-tested knowledge and a rich database of candidates to deliver a customized talent acquisition strategy that employs a specialized focus to ensure you’re receiving the best of the best.


Research Recruiting & Contingent Staffing​​

Headway in Research understands the industry inside out, with intimate, time-tested knowledge and a rich database of candidates. We deliver a customized talent acquisition strategy and employ a specialized focus that ensures you are getting the best of the best. 

  • Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) to streamline your recruiting strategy and provide scalable and efficient outsourced recruitment plans to meet your unique demands. 
  • Employer of Record (EOR) solutions to completely hand off the HR responsibilities and burden of workforce management to us, allowing you to focus on your project goals. 
  • Contingent staffing solutions to meet any enterprise and project-based needs made possible through our proprietary database comprised with over two million candidates nationwide ranging in skill set and functionality. 


Serving the Research Sector Across a Range of Industries

We are the experts in multi state projects of any size in any industry allowing you to focus on the data that matters most to you. 

  • Federal, State or Local Government
  • Public Service Agencies
  • Private Sector Organizations


Types of Research We Support

  • Market Research/Intercept
    Timely and accurate market research gives you a competitive edge. Whether that looks like telephone interviewing, short-term intercept, or long-term field projects, Headway in Research has you covered​.
  • Social Science Research
    Your social science research gives you the insight to move forward with purpose and confidence. We have access to the talent database that can support your goals.
  • Political Canvassing/Call Centers
    Whether you are conducting polling research or launching a Get Out the Vote initiative, our experience and capability in political research staffing mean we are uniquely qualified to meet your needs. 



Research Staffing for the Following Positions:



  • Administrative Assistants
  • Direct Support Professionals
  • Recruitment Manager
  • Job Fair Greeter



  • Child Assessors
  • Classroom Assessors, Interviewers, & Observers
  • Counselors
  • CYB / School Counselors
  • Hall / Lunch / Student Monitors
  • School Liaisons
  • Session Facilitators
  • Speech & Language Pathologists
  • Institution Relations Specialists
  • Teachers / Teachers Aides
  • Tutors



  • Area Manager
  • Area Supervisor
  • District Manager
  • Store Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • Regional Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Seasonal Manager
  • Team Lead
  • General Manager
  • Key Holder
  • Supervisor


Market Research/Intercept

  • Movie Pollster
  • Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewer (CATI)
  • Equipment Specialist
  • Field Interviewer
  • Research Interviewer
  • Team Lead
  • Bilingual Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewer (CATI)
  • Field Supervisor
  • Call Center Support
  • Child Assessor
  • Survey Administrator
  • Customer Service Rep


Social Science Research

  • Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewer (CATI)
  • Assessor
  • Field Interviewer
  • Research Interviewer
  • Team Lead
  • Bilingual Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewer (CATI)
  • Traveling Phlebotomist
  • Field Supervisor
  • Assessment Administrator
  • Classroom Observer
  • Call Center Support
  • Technical Assistant
  • Child Assessor
  • Survey Administrator 
  • Test Administrator
  • Customer Service Representative


Social Services

  • Bilingual Social Worker
  • Case Aide
  • Lead Case Manager
  • Military Family Life Counselors
  • Traveling Youth Care Worker
  • Youth Care Worker


Political Canvassing/Call Centers

  • Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewer (CATI)
  • Field Interviewer 
  • Research Interviewer 
  • Team Lead 
  • Bilingual Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewer (CATI)
  • Field Supervisor  
  • Call Center Support
  • Child Assessor 
  • Survey Administrator
  • Political Canvasser 
  • Petition Field Associate 
  • Customer Service Rep

Real Life Examples

Curious about how our contingent workforce support looks in action? See how we’ve enhanced our clients business by coming alongside them to provide timely hiring solutions. 

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Don't Take Our Word for It

Here are some insights from our clients.

"We have been working with Headway since 2016, which is over 5 years now! Headway’s customer service far supersedes any of the other organizations we worked with in the past. We have thrown them many challenges over the years, and they have always risen to those challenges. Their processes and procedures have made our lives easier. They are flexible and responsive to any curveball that may come our way. All members of the organization are very approachable and responsive. They have an excellent consultative approach to all new and different projects. Their expertise in payroll across the country has helped us greatly, especially in those we were unfamiliar with. In addition, we can tell the organization truly cares about us as a client as well as the employees they service."

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