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    Project Spotlight: Beer Brand Familiarity Study

    A beer brand familiarity study, now underway, consists of surveying local residents of the Hispanic community in order to gather opinions related to brand awareness and certain alcoholic beverages. The recruited respondents are males between the ages of 21 and 54 years old, and either...

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    Survey Research: Data Quality

    The goal of every survey project is the accumulation of high-quality data. There are various factors which influence the quality of the data obtained during the course of the survey project: the nature of the survey, the data collection workers and the response rates acquired.

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    Survey Research: Project Costs

    The cost of any given survey project depends upon a multitude of factors and can vary dramatically from project to project, ranging from the economical self-administered online surveys to the more costly in-person interview surveys. The expenses of a given project, however, extend beyond the...

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    Survey Research: Project Implementation (Cost, Data Quality, Duration and Manageability)

    Project Spotlight: African-American Eye Disease Study

    Under the auspices of Battelle Memorial Institute, The African-American Eye Disease Study progresses through its final months in Inglewood, CA, with project completion slated for March 2017. The study has not only been instrumental as an early indicator for diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma, but...

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    Recruiting CATI Data Collectors and Field Locators for GuLF Study

    Can you describe in three sentences or less what you job entails?

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    The GuLF Study and the Formation of a Disaster Response Platform

    The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

    The Deepwater Horizon oil spill of April 20, 2010, is considered the largest accidental marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry, with an estimated 4.9 million barrels of oil expelled into the Gulf of Mexico from a seafloor well leak. The quantity of...

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    Tailor-Made Resume: The Difference is in the Details

    Attention job-seekers! Although it may be tempting to send a generic resume to every available position to expedite the process, this “reply to all” strategy will most likely not land you a job.

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    Prep for Success: What To Say During Your Job Interview

    There are many conflicting reports on what to say and what not say during a job interview. Naturally, there is a lot of pressure to make a good impression, but you may be asking yourself, “What’s better, talking too much, or not talking enough?” and other similar questions. If prepping for a...

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    Don’t be Busy – Be Productive: The Pomodoro Technique

    Does it seem like there are not enough hours in the day to complete your duties? Whether you are trying to be more efficient in your job or trying to improve the quality of your work, effective time management is a great way to stretch the clock! There are several time management techniques that...

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