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    Is the Gig Industry Dead?

    What is the gig industry?

    The gig industry is composed of independent contractors and freelancers instead of full-time employees. It is based on flexible, temporary, or freelance jobs. There are many perks provided by the gig industry – being your own boss, setting your hours, working on projects...

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    August 2021 Jobs Report

    U.S. employers expanded payrolls by 235,000 jobs in August 2021, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Employers in professional and business services, transportation and warehousing, private education, manufacturing, and other services saw significant growth in August 2021. On the...

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    July 2021 Jobs Report

    U.S. employers expanded payrolls by 943,000 jobs in July 2021, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Employers in Leisure and Hospitality continue to lead in hiring, followed by Local Government Education, and Professional and Business Services.

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    June 2021 Jobs Report

    5 Tips for College Grads

    JP Sakey Speaks on IHeart Media Podcast – CEOs to Know

    JP Sakey joined iHeart Media Raleigh on their CEOs to Know podcast series. The series shines a spotlight on decision-makers from all corners of the Triangle showcasing the leaders and companies that drive our local economy.

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    Headway Acquires New York Hospitality and National Event Staffing Business

    Headway Workforce Solutions is excited to announce the acquisition of the New York hospitality and national event staffing business from Shiftgig! Through acquiring staffing business from Shiftgig, Headway adds Event Staffing to its already robust, nationwide offerings and expands its Hospitality...

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    Project Spotlight: Anti-Smoking Effectiveness Among the LGBT Community

    The Research and Evaluation Survey for the Public Education Campaign on Tobacco among LGBT (RESPECT LGBT), sponsored by CTP (the Center for Tobacco Products), is now underway. The RESPECT study evaluates the effectiveness of media campaigns designed to reduce tobacco usage among young adults...

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    Data Collection: The Advantage of a Traveling Team

    Research surveys frequently require timely data collection from specific geographies. In an era of declining response rates and decreased funding for field interviewer training, a traveling data collection team provides a reliable solution for high-quality data gathering.

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    Revolutionizing the Contact Center Sector

    In today’s on-demand culture, companies that wish to maintain a competitive edge need to pay careful attention to their customer’s needs. A contact center is a way that a company takes the pulse of their consumer base via survey sampling. Contact centers are also a way to address problems, take...

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