Headway in Research

Types of Research

Market Research

Stay ahead of the competition with accurate consumer opinion and market trend data. Headway can support the data collection needs for telephone interviewing, short-term intercept and long-term field projects.

Social Science Research

High-quality workforce and infrastructure to achieve your data collection goals. Headway can support contracts with federal, state, local government, public service agencies or private sector companies.

Political Research

Conduct polling research or launch a get out the vote (GOTV) initiative. Headway’s nationwide capability and experience in political staffing initiatives make us uniquely qualified to meet your needs.


Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO)

Our customized RPO solution improves recruitment performance and empowers your organization.

  • Analyze and optimize your recruitment strategies
  • Design a highly effective, efficient, scalable outsourced recruitment program
  • Position Planning Strategy
  • Candidate Attraction and Sourcing
  • Talent Validation, Interviewing and Testing

Employer of Record (EOR)

Our Employer of Record (EOR) service alleviates the burden of workforce management and assumes the HR responsibilities of your existing or project-based staff, allowing you to focus on strategic business goals.

  • Daily Workforce Management
  • Web-based Time Capture
  • Payroll Processing
  • Electronic Onboarding
  • Taxes and Insurance
  • Legal and HR Compliance
  • Workers’ Compensation

Contingent Workforce Solutions

Our contingent full-service workforce solution provides you with a customized labor resource for enterprise or project-level needs. Leverage a dedicated, centralized delivery platform and a proprietary database of over two million candidates for unparalleled contingent workforce results:

  • Recruit for a wide variety of functional roles, skills and duration of employment; for positions ranging from entry to professional level, from temporary and seasonal hire through medium and long-term engagements.
  • Maximize operational efficiency and reduce cost while exceeding your talent-level requirements for contingent workers and contract labor.
  • Reduce employment taxes, unemployment insurance, workers’ comp, HR admin and benefits costs.
  • Increase your productivity by eliminating the time and resources spent on searching, recruitment advertising, screening, assessing, testing, interviewing and processing candidates for contingent work.
  • Maintain corporate responsiveness via a flexible work-staff model that allows you to focus on your core tasks.


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Project & Data Collector Spotlights

Project Spotlight: National Survey of Family Growth Apr 08 - As a trusted data collection partner, Headway supports studies on a wide range of topics. We are especially honored when… Read more »
Project Spotlight: Anti-Smoking Effectiveness Among the LGBT Community Jul 24 - The Research and Evaluation Survey for the Public Education Campaign on Tobacco among LGBT (RESPECT LGBT), sponsored by CTP (the… Read more »
Lucero Galvan, Headway data collector Our Field Data Collection Staff: Lucero Galvan Sep 08 - High-quality data collection depends upon the utilization of high-quality data collectors who are able to effectively establish a respectful rapport… Read more »

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Latest Research News

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Data Collection: The Advantage of a Traveling Team Feb 27 - Research surveys frequently require timely data collection from specific geographies. In an era of declining response rates and decreased funding… Read more »
Better Field Interviewers Acquire Better Data Nov 02 - Data, in research, is everything—and not just the accumulation of data in general, but the acquisition of high-quality data by… Read more »
The Critical Need for High-Quality Data Collectors: Avoiding Misinformation Oct 05 - Research survey budgets are tight and scientists are increasingly concerned with obtaining high-quality data at the lowest possible cost. The… Read more »

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