Stories tagged: survey
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 10:52 a.m.
Survey: U.S. companies added healthy 234,000 jobs in January
U.S. businesses continued to hire at a healthy pace in January, a sign the economy is off to a solid start for the year.
Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 2:52 p.m.
National survey finds sales up for companies, and so are wages
Sales and profits picked up for companies at the end of last year, and more say they’re paying their workers higher wages and salaries in the latest signs that the …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 10:33 a.m.
Annual Apartment List renter survey gives Spokane a C-plus
The third annual Apartment List survey of renter satisfaction, which drew from 45,000 responses nationwide, ranked Spokane in 11 different categories. Overall, the city got a C-plus.
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018
Survey: Half of women in STEM jobs say they’ve faced discrimination
As Silicon Valley’s workplace diversity wars play out, a Pew Research survey finds that half of women who work in science, technology, engineering and math say they have experienced some …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 7:24 p.m.
Survey says Tri-Cities a big fan of nuclear energy
The Tri-Cities really, really likes its nuclear energy.
Mon., Dec. 4, 2017, 4:40 p.m.
80 percent of employees say managers are unnecessary, survey finds
Eighty percent of employees say managers are unnecessary, a national survey on manager-employee relationships found.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 9:51 a.m.
Two-thirds of Northwest shoppers will stay clear of stores on Black Friday, WSU survey finds
Black Friday shopping appears to be losing its luster as a post-Thanksgiving ritual, with nearly 65 percent of Pacific Northwest residents saying they’ll avoid stores that day.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 2:19 p.m.
79 percent of Americans would take a pay cut to work for a more ‘just’ company
Americans prioritize one thing above all others when evaluating whether a company is a good corporate citizen: How they treat their workers.
Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 11:34 a.m.
Survey: U.S. services sector posts strongest gains in 12 years
U.S. services companies in October grew at the best rate in more than a dozen years.
Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
Complex infotainment systems are putting driver lives at risk, says AAA
American drivers are demanding increasingly complex infotainment systems when they shop for new cars. But a new AAA study says they’re putting themselves at risk if they use the systems …
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
Survey: Hurricanes limit hiring in September to 135,000 jobs
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma hobbled U.S. hiring last month, with businesses adding just 135,000 jobs, the fewest in nearly a year, a private survey found.
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 9:36 a.m.
Will your job be automated? 70 percent of Americans say no
Most Americans believe their jobs are safe from the spread of automation and robotics, at least during their lifetimes, and only a handful says automation has cost them a job …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 8:42 a.m.
Studying 1 million people to end cookie-cutter health care
In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments …
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 6:42 a.m.
Survey: White Christians are now a minority of US population
The share of Americans who identify as white and Christian has dropped below 50 percent, a transformation fueled by immigration and by growing numbers of people who reject organized religion …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 12:38 p.m.
Internal FBI surveys show high support for ex-FBI head Comey, Russia
Despite White House claims to the contrary, fired FBI Director James Comey was highly respected and trusted within the bureau during his nearly four-year tenure, according to internal survey results …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 2:28 p.m.
Congress is broken, and staff members know why
Members of Congress will return in September to a glut of complex and technically challenging tasks, including tax policy, the debt ceiling, and Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017, 8:14 p.m.
Federal government stops Medicare/Medicaid reimbursements to Surgery Center of Spokane
The federal government has terminated its Medicare/Medicaid provider agreement with the Surgery Center of Spokane.
Wed., July 12, 2017
Sullivan: Glimmer of hope in media survey
The negative assessments, bad as they are, are simply holding steady. But among some segments of the public, the media is actually looking better than ever.
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 8:21 p.m.
Making six figures? Dot.com says Spokane among the best places to live in the West
Spokane ranks fifth among the best places to live in the West for those earning $100,000, according to MagnifyMoney.com, a website that offers consumer reviews and comparisons of various financial …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 8:20 a.m.
Survey of economists finds optimism about growth prospects
Business economists are generally optimistic about the U.S. economy with most expecting stronger growth than last year’s poor performance.
Thu., April 20, 2017, 6 a.m.
Marijuana has truly gone mainstream, survey finds
Yahoo News and Marist University survey illustrates how pot has become a part of everyday life for millions of Americans.
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 11:10 p.m.
Spokane residents asked to weigh in on city’s snowplow plan
The city posted an online survey Tuesday asking residents to rank their priorities on snow removal strategies, including whether officials call an all-city plow quickly enough during snowstorms. The City …
Wed., April 5, 2017, 8:33 a.m.
U.S. services firms grew at slower pace in March
U.S. services companies saw their growth rate taper off in March, as hiring and business activity remained positive but dipped relative to February.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 3:58 p.m.
University of Montana surveying faculty about early retirement
The University of Montana is surveying faculty and staff about their interest in early retirement as the university seeks to cut spending due to decreasing enrollment.
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 8:42 p.m.
Americans are seriously stressed out about the future of the country, survey finds
We’re a nation of people already wound pretty tight. But right now we’re more stressed out than we’ve been in the past decade, according to a survey released Wednesday.
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 12:59 p.m.
Accidental shooting deaths, injuries spike over the holidays
The happiest of seasons is also among the deadliest: Unintentional shootings spike during the holidays, and are more likely to occur than any other time of the year, according to …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 11:22 a.m.
U.S. CEOs more optimistic on prospects for sales, hiring
Chief executive officers of some of the largest U.S. companies became more optimistic about their sales and hiring prospects in the weeks before and after last month’s presidential election, even …
Thu., July 9, 2015
Spokane Valley Chamber looking for big ideas
The Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce has launched its “Big 5 for the Greater Spokane Valley” campaign, seeking to identify five measurable goals for the Valley area. Chamber CEO …
Fri., May 17, 2013, 7:18 a.m.
EU survey reveals many gays live in fear
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Across Europe, gay couples are scared of publicly engaging in even the most basic expression of their affection: Holding hands. Released today, the largest ever EU …
Thu., Oct. 18, 2012, 12:57 p.m.
Gallup study: 3.4 percent of US adults are LGBT
NEW YORK — A new Gallup survey, touted as the largest of its kind, estimates that 3.4 percent of American adults identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.