Introduction

Thanks to the collaboration between the 495/MetroWest Partnership, Framingham State University, the MetroWest Daily News and the Milford Daily News, we are pleased to bring you our annual 495/MetroWest Employer Survey and Forecast.  Now in its 6th year, the survey has proven an important tool in gauging business confidence in the 495/MetroWest region and in forecasting future growth by regional employers, both in terms of hiring and site expansion.   
 
The survey is also incorporated into the 495/MetroWest Partnership’s annual demographic report, Strength in Numbers, which is used to market the region to site selectors and relocating companies, as well as to advance regional needs to state policymakers. Your participation is greatly appreciated and is leveraged to promote the region and to ensure its continued prosperity. 
 
Who should participate in this survey? Individuals who are employed by private, public or non-governmental organizations that have a presence in the 495/MetroWest Region.

This survey should only take about 5-7 minutes of your time. Your individual responses will be anonymous. Your answers will be aggregated and reported with all responses. Thank you for your time and feedback!
 
Survey Navigation
In order to progress through this survey, please use the following navigation buttons:
•Click the Next button to continue to the next page.
•Click the Previous button to return to the previous page.
•Click the Exit the Survey Early button if you need to exit the survey.
•Click the Submit button to submit your survey.
 
If you have any questions about the survey, please contact Dr. Michael J. Harrison at mharrison2@framingham.edu or call 508.626.4667.

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