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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

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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 »

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

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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 »