When you're reading the news, it can feel reassuring when the journalist backs up their claim with survey results. But not all surveys are equally trustworthy. Thankfully there are a few telltale signs of untrustworthy polls - as well as polls you can kind of trust. Yeah, it's a spectrum.
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People use Grindr, Two Dots and Reddit of their own free will. But they don't really feel good about it, according to a joint survey by the mobile app Moment and the Center for Humane Technology.
By now, many of you will have already received your Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey. But what if you accidentally lost it? Or what if it never arrived in the post? Fortunately, it's possible to request a replacement form from the ABS. Here are the steps you need to take to receive a new form.
Most organisations have an annual or quarterly performance review structure in place where employees are assessed on how well they are doing at work, how they feel about their current role and their career goals. PeopleSpark believes these reviews are ineffective and has brought out a survey software that managers can use to gauge workers' attitude and performance on a more frequent basis.
Dick Smith has produced an office productivity study suggesting that we’re wasting two weeks each year sorting put paper jams and other technical glitches. That seems a little extreme to us -- two weeks equates to about 80 hours or close to 90 minutes per week. However, we’re also sure that dodgy equipment is causing some lost time in the office.
Today is not just a pretty neat date (20/10/2010), it's also World Statistics Day. While the day is designed to celebrate the collectors of national statistics, it's also a timely chance to remind ourselves of traps we often fall into when looking at survey data.
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Corporate executives estimate that employees are most productive on Tuesdays, a new survey shows. On Monday office workers have too many meetings and email to catch up on, but people knock down the most items from their to-do lists on Tuesday. Hump day and Thursday are pretty productive, but come Friday weekend plans and early dashes for the door make for less stuff getting done. Has today been your most productive day of the week? Let us know in the comments. Second Day of the Week Remains Most Productive, Survey Shows