Category Archives: Research Vendors

What to do when your trusted employees defect to the competition

Editor’s note: James Pooley is an attorney and the author of Secrets: Managing Information Assets in the Age of Cyberespionage, San Francisco Bay Area, Calif. In today’s competitive global market, managers know that employees (including really valuable ones) are likely … Continue reading

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10 tips for newbie networkers looking to make hot connections this summer

Editor’s note: Alaina G. Levine is the author of Networking for Nerds and president of career consulting firm Quantum Success Solutions, Tucson, Ariz. School may be out for the kids but for adults, summer is one of the best times … Continue reading

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Attracting new talent to MR

As part of a Quirk’s-hosted and Deltek-sponsored Webinar in May, 2015, Joe Rydholm, Quirk’s editor, moderated a conversation with execs from three research firms that explored some of the issues they’re facing running their companies. Panelists were Jim Bryson, CEO … Continue reading

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9 quick tips for a successful interview

Editor’s note: Gimhani Gunasinghe is head of marketing and communications at London School of Marketing. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Start your career with a winning interview.” Every career starts … Continue reading

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Preventing the jerks at work from dragging you down

Do your co-workers inspire and motivate you or do they bring you down, making it a difficult to walk into the office each morning? It’s no surprise that dealing with jerks at work can be challenging on an emotional level … Continue reading

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The secrets of employee motivation

Editor’s note: Beth Pearson is co-founder and HR lead at B2B research company Circle Research, London. Research is a people business. Our raw materials are the opinions of respondents. Our product is the insight extracted from these raw materials by … Continue reading

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7 women who are shaping the future of MR

Editor’s note: Sinead Hasson is managing director of market research and insight consultancy Hasson Associates, London. Throughout Women’s History Month, I read many brilliant and passionate pieces about women who have had an amazingly positive impact on the lives and … Continue reading

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Why Six Sigma may stifle innovation

Editor’s note: Edward D. Hess is a professor of business administration, author of Lear or Die: Using science to build a leading-edge learning organization and Batten executive-in-residence at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.   Dell. 3M. Motorola. General … Continue reading

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Using surveys to attract and retain top employees

Editor’s note: David Miller is an educational researcher and contributing author with ProProfs, New York. The employment landscape is changing. Millennials are different from previous generations in many ways, including not only their digital skills but also the expectations they … Continue reading

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8 steps to surviving the tech tsunami

Editor’s note: Edward D. Hess is a professor of business administration, author of Lear or Die: Using science to build a leading-edge learning organization and Batten executive-in-residence at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. You know technology is … Continue reading

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