Opportunity Data Sciencehttps://myopportunity.com/data-scienceMon, 02 Apr 2018 15:10:06 -040060 Dating Among Professionals: By The Numbershttps://myopportunity.com/data-science/dating-among-professionals-by-the-numbersOur data science team examines the age and personality preferences of more than 10,000 professionals who have created a dating profile in Q1 2018.Mon, 02 Apr 2018 15:10:06 -0400 Trump Approval Ratings: Opportunity vs. Quinnipiachttps://myopportunity.com/data-science/trump-approval-ratings-opportunity-vs-quinnipiacOpportunity polls its member network to understand Trump approval ratings among business professionals in the U.S.Thu, 08 Mar 2018 10:57:27 -0500 2018 Regional Salary Trends In The United Stateshttps://myopportunity.com/data-science/2018-regional-salary-trends-in-the-united-statesOpportunity analyzed the data of more than 1 million combined job seekers and hiring managers within our business network to better understand salary expectations in each region across the United States.Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:34:04 -0500 Q4 2017 Regional U.S. Employment Trends: Supply vs. Demandhttps://myopportunity.com/data-science/q4-2017-regional-u-s-employment-trends-supply-vs-demandOpportunity breaks down employment trends in the United States by region in an effort to understand the supply vs. demand of the current job market.Thu, 11 Jan 2018 12:39:18 -0500 Employment Trends: Top 10 U.S. Workforce Skills For 2018https://myopportunity.com/data-science/employment-trends-top-10-u-s-workforce-skills-for-2018The Opportunity professional network identifies workforce trends in the United States heading into 2018 among it's 2 million+ members.Thu, 04 Jan 2018 13:18:03 -0500 Cryptocurrency Survey: Awareness of Bitcoin Reaches Record High Among Business Professionalshttps://myopportunity.com/data-science/cryptocurrency-survey-awareness-of-bitcoin-reaches-record-high-among-business-professionalsOpportunity surveyed a sample of it's more than 2,000,000 members worldwide to learn more about the growing popularity of Bitcoin, the world's leading cryptocurrency, and the impact it is having on the business community.Mon, 04 Dec 2017 13:08:32 -0500 Q3 2017 Regional Employment Trends In The United Stateshttps://myopportunity.com/data-science/q3-2017-regional-employment-trends-in-the-united-statesComparing registration patterns of Opportunity members in the United States versus Q4 2016 statistics and unemployment trends posted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.Thu, 09 Nov 2017 14:48:07 -0500 Opportunity Study Finds U.S. Professionals Work More and Sleep Lesshttps://myopportunity.com/data-science/opportunity-study-finds-u-s-professionals-work-more-and-sleep-lessBusiness professionals in the United States are working more (8.17 hours) and sleeping less (6.7 hours) per day according to a recent survey conducted by Opportunity.&nbsp; The average U.S. worker gets less than the&nbsp;<em>minimally</em> recommended 7 hours of sleep according to the National Sleep Foundation who claim the average healthy adult needs 7-9 hours of sleep per night to function at a high rate.Thu, 02 Nov 2017 07:55:27 -0400 2017 Report: Mobile Phone Usage & Addiction Levels Among Business Professionalshttps://myopportunity.com/data-science/2017-report-mobile-phone-usage-addiction-levels-among-business-professionalsOpportunity surveyed professionals from it's member database of more than 2,000,000 professionals worldwide to better understand the current state of mobile phone usage, the popularity of apps, and the increasing levels of phone addiction around the world.Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:03:35 -0400 Middle-Aged White Men Remain Steadfast In Their Support For Donald Trumphttps://myopportunity.com/data-science/middle-aged-white-men-remain-steadfast-in-their-support-for-donald-trumpInspired by a <a href="https://poll.qu.edu/national/release-detail?ReleaseID=2482">recent Quinnipiac poll</a> measuring the current approval ratings of President Donald Trump, the Opportunity Data Science team conducted it's own poll among it's U.S. members (specifically business professionals) to compare results.Thu, 31 Aug 2017 10:38:40 -0400 Use of Social Media by Professionals Across the United Stateshttps://myopportunity.com/data-science/use-of-social-media-by-professionals-across-the-united-statesOpportunity, Inc. conducted a survey of social media usage by business professionals across the United States.Fri, 04 Aug 2017 10:34:11 -0400 Engineering Opportunities: Stack Trends Q2 2017https://myopportunity.com/data-science/engineering-opportunities-stack-trends-q2-2017Below is a breakdown of the most popular technology skills offered (and sought after) by the more than 2,000,000 combined job seekers and hiring managers using the Opportunity network.Tue, 18 Jul 2017 12:41:35 -0400 2017 Survey Report: Business Commuting In The United Stateshttps://myopportunity.com/data-science/2017-survey-report-business-commuting-in-the-united-statesUsing a subset of the more than 2,000,000 business professionals within the Opportunity network, this survey attempts to understand the daily commuting habits of the average American worker.Thu, 13 Jul 2017 14:21:26 -0400 2017 Sales & Marketing Sentiment Surveyhttps://myopportunity.com/data-science/2017-sales-marketing-sentiment-surveyIn 2017, Opportunity, Inc. conducted a survey to evaluate cooperation between sales and marketing teams at firms differing in size, geography and customer profile. The objective of the study was to evaluate how well sales and marketing teams share information and whether they are appropriately aligned to target customers. In addition, the survey evaluated a number of factors that can impact sales, including the quantity of leads, quality of leads and the quality of product messaging. &nbsp;The survey was sent to a small subset of sales and marketing professionals among Opportunity's network of 2,000,000+ members worldwide.Mon, 05 Jun 2017 10:40:21 -0400 Most In Demand Skills Sought By Top Companies in 2017https://myopportunity.com/data-science/most-in-demand-skills-by-top-companies-in-2017<div style="text-align: center;">A results comparison of the skills sought by hiring managers at the top companies on both the Opportunity and LinkedIn business networks.</div>Wed, 24 May 2017 13:51:53 -0400 SMB Marketing Poll: Social Media Marketing Effectiveness Is Overratedhttps://myopportunity.com/data-science/smb-marketing-poll-social-media-marketing-effectiveness-is-overrated<strong>OVERVIEW</strong><br /><br />The lastest Opportunity study examines the most popular marketing tactics bring used by small business owners around the world. Opportunity polled our community of over 500,000 self-identified small business owners across a variety of industries and locations. &nbsp;94% of respondents worked for companies with less than 50 employees (73% with less than 10).Thu, 04 May 2017 12:46:08 -0400 A List of Job Seeker Statistics and Employment Trends for 2017https://myopportunity.com/data-science/a-list-of-job-seeker-statistics-and-employment-trends-for-2017Compensation, Age and Career Growth opportunities&nbsp;have a&nbsp;direct correlation to&nbsp;job stability among U.S. job candidates in 2017.Tue, 11 Apr 2017 15:57:19 -0400 Women and Trump: Perceptions of the Current Job Market by American Womenhttps://myopportunity.com/data-science/women-and-trump-perceptions-of-the-current-job-market-by-american-women<strong>OVERVIEW</strong><br /><br />The Trump campaign and presidency has been a divisive one for women to say the least with the majority of women (54%) voting for Hillary Clinton in November. That being said, 53% of white American women cast their vote for Trump AND he did well among the working class in general. It's this working class demographic that Opportunity has decided to examine to better understand their feelings toward their current jobs as well as their expectations of the job market moving forwardWed, 29 Mar 2017 12:28:17 -0400 American Perceptions of How the Trump Presidency Will Affect the US Job Markethttps://myopportunity.com/data-science/american-perceptions-of-how-the-trump-presidency-will-affect-the-us-job-marketThe Trump administration is in full swing and everyone is wondering how its policies will affect the future of the United States. For those who are currently seeking employment, the question is how will the Trump Presidency affect the US job market. Will American job seekers have a plethora of jobs to choose from, and will companies be optimistic about hiring local labor. &nbsp;The latest Pew Research Center poll isn&rsquo;t looking favorably on the administration. Donald Trump&rsquo;s approval ratings are 10-15 points lower than President Obama&rsquo;s when he exited office. Their survey found that only 33% of women and 28% of Millennials approve of the job the Trump administration has done so far. The numbers are in, but since the survey didn&rsquo;t touch upon public opinion on the state of the US job market, and how Americans feel the Trump Presidency would affect it, the team at Opportunity decided to poll American job seekers to get more insights on the subject.Tue, 07 Mar 2017 14:20:53 -0500 Desired Salary Expectations Of U.S. Job Seekers Outpace Companies Willingness To Offerhttps://myopportunity.com/data-science/salary-expectations-of-u-s-job-seekers-heading-into-2017Heading into 2017, Opportunity looks inward to examine the trends surrounding job seeker salary expectations versus the reality of what hiring managers are willing to offer.Wed, 15 Feb 2017 04:58:51 -0500 Business Networking Demographics At A Glancehttps://myopportunity.com/data-science/business-networking-demographics-at-a-glanceAs we continue to dig deeper into the data surrounding our 2M+ users worldwide, Opportunity examines our networker population to understand their preferences worldwide.Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:30:32 -0500 The Top 25 Countries With The Most Connected Workforcehttps://myopportunity.com/data-science/the-top-25-countries-with-the-most-connected-workforceOpportunity examined the professional networks of over 25,000 people worldwide to determine which countries have the most connected workforce.Mon, 02 Jan 2017 15:44:17 -0500 The State of Salary Trends In The United States Heading Into 2017https://myopportunity.com/data-science/the-state-of-salary-trends-in-the-united-states-heading-into-2017Opportunity takes a geographical look at the salary discrepancies between job seekers and hiring managers across state lines.Fri, 30 Dec 2016 06:10:12 -0500 Q4 2016 Regional U.S. Employment Trends: Supply vs. Demandhttps://myopportunity.com/data-science/q4-2016-u-s-employment-trends-by-geography-who-is-looking-who-is-hiringOpportunity breaks down employment trends in the United States by region in an effort to understand the overall job market.Thu, 29 Dec 2016 09:25:37 -0500 Employment Trends: Top 10 Global Workforce Skills 2016 vs. 2017https://myopportunity.com/data-science/employment-trends-top-10-workforce-skills-2016-vs-2017The Opportunity professional network identifies workforce trends among it's 1.2 million members worldwide.Fri, 16 Dec 2016 09:58:14 -0500