Qualitative Recruiting

  • market research recruiting

    3 Quick Tips for Market Research Recruiting

    In the life of a market research professional you deal with recruiting a lot. Whether you’re conducting surveys, in-depth interviews (IDIs), or focus groups, finding the right participants for a study is always a challenge. Without high quality respondents, it's difficult to produce high quality outcomes. Have you ever been faced with a tough recruit in market research? Us too. Maybe you needed 10 business executives for a 45 minute in-depth interview (IDI) within a specific industry and marke

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  • ensure your focus group market research tips

    6 Tips to Ensure Your Focus Group Participants Actually Show Up

    Perhaps the biggest fear in qualitative recruitment is hosting a focus yet having none of the participants show up. This great fear can often be realized more often in Upstate New York where the focus group killer is only a lake effect snowstorm away. It's what keeps moderators from sleeping the night before the focus groups. It's essentially why market research firms recruit 16 to seat 12, recruit 12 to seat 8, and recruit 8 to seat 4. No matter how much preparation goes into recruiting partic

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  • higher rewards can equal lower market research costs

    How Higher Rewards Can Equal Lower Market Research Costs

    One of the most fickle topics when budgeting for a market research project is the reward payout to respondents. The payout to the respondent is also referred as the honorarium, incentive, or reward. When budgets are tight and a company wants to conduct research, cutting the honorarium amount is often the first item they look at. For instance, a client may ask, “instead of paying out $150 to our 48 focus group participants, can we pay out $100 and save ourselves $2,400?” On the surface it seems

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  • what is a call disposition market research

    What is a Call Disposition in Market Research?

    A call disposition in market research is a document summarizing the outcome of calls placed through the outbound call center. This document can either be auto-populated through the CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing) software or can be easily compiled and formatted into an Excel document once the data is exported. This is typically reviewed by both the project manager in the call center and the lead analyst on the project on a daily basis to understand daily output from telephone s

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