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    10 Mistakes To Avoid When Searching And Applying For A Job

    At Headway Workforce Solutions, we connect with countless job seekers, like you, searching for their next great opportunity. Many of you discover Headway while searching and applying for jobs online through job boards, social media, and community organizations.  When you submit your resume, we...

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    3 Job Interview Practices to Help Make You the Best Candidate

    At times it feels as if landing a job is only a matter of luck – especially when you have done everything to prepare, like writing a stellar resume, having the right attitude, and practicing your interview. Additionally, hearing you are a “qualified and appreciated candidate” sounds nice, but...

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    Better Field Interviewers Acquire Better Data

    Data, in research, is everything—and not just the accumulation of data in general, but the acquisition of high-quality data by a sound and replicable methodology. Just as the 2017 APPAM conference is focusing on the importance of rigorous measurement, so has the 2017 GRIT report reiterated that the...

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    4 Tips for Creating a Positive and Professional Social Media Presence

    The Critical Need for High-Quality Data Collectors: Avoiding Misinformation

    Research survey budgets are tight and scientists are increasingly concerned with obtaining high-quality data at the lowest possible cost. The budget of any research project depends upon a number of factors and can vary from one project to another. While web-based survey can be the most economical...

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    Our Field Data Collection Staff: Lucero Galvan

    High-quality data collection depends upon the utilization of high-quality data collectors who are able to effectively establish a respectful rapport with their respondents. These high-performing field interviewers are capable of eliciting the nuanced information that is necessary to ensure that...

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    Project Spotlight: The Home and Community Based Services Experience of Care Survey

    The Home and Community Based Services Experience of Care Survey is designed to provide standard performance metrics for HCBS programs. The Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) is responsible for the oversight of and payment for Medicaid home and community-based services, which enable...

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    Project Spotlight: Childhood Obesity 360 TUFTS Study

    Childhood Obesity 360 TUFTS was a pilot study to inform the development of a national messaging campaign aimed at improving child health specific to food consumed in Quick Service Restaurants. The study was structured with one community serving as the intervention location, and another as the...

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    Project Spotlight: The Access-Point Angler Intercept Survey

    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...

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

    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;...

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