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How can REC help my organization?

REC works with organizations to collect, analyze, and interpret quality information that can help your organization make informed decisions. For example, REC can answer questions such as:

  • What kinds of services does my community need?
  • How can my organization become more competitive for grants?
  • Is my program making a difference in the community?
  • What do my customers think of my business?
  • How do I recruit, select, and retain quality employees?
  • How can I improve the services my organizations provides?
  • And many more questions!

How do I get started?
The best way to get started is to contact Dr. Annette Shtivelband! REC offers a free 30-minute consultation to our clients so that we can discuss your goals and needs. You can contact REC directly by phone (503-686-0212), email (annette@researchevaluationconsulting.com), or by completing the form on the contact page. We can’t wait to hear from you!

Who are your typical clients?
REC works primarily with nonprofits, small businesses, universities, and government agencies. We are happy to discuss how REC can help your organization!

What differentiates REC from other researchers, evaluators, and consultants?
REC provides our clients with professional research and evaluation services that are based on best practices. REC has worked with a variety of organizations and believes in the value of solving real-world problems using interdisciplinary approaches. We strive to empower our clients and build their organizational capacity. REC also takes the time to learn about our clients and develop deep and lasting relationships. We actively listen to our clients and make sure that trust and communication is central to the relationship. We know our areas of expertise and collaborate with other organizations to deliver the best services to our clients. Our goal is to help our clients succeed and be more sustainable. REC wants our clients to know that our services produce results you can trust.

How long do your projects typically last?
REC is happy to accommodate the needs and unique timelines of our clients. A project may last anywhere from 2 days to 2 years. It all depends on the scope of work for the project. We love repeat clients, so our goal is to become your trusted advisor on all your research and evaluation needs and services.

What can I expect from working with REC?
You can expect excellent work that is on task, on time, and on quality. REC believes in developing healthy long-term relationships with our clients. When you begin working with REC, you can expect to interact with consultants who are knowledgeable, personable, and passionate about making your organization more successful. Remember, REC is all about results you can trust!

Can I contribute to your blog or Facebook page?
Yes! REC would be excited to showcase the expertise of other individuals and organizations on our blog and Facebook page.

What kinds of trainings do you provide?
REC offers a variety of training to individuals and organizations such as:

  • Evaluation Essentials
  • Research like a Researcher
  • Focus on Focus Groups
  • How to Collect Quality Data
  • Survey Design and Methodology
  • The Logic of Logic Models
  • Process and Outcome Evaluation Plans
  • Data Tracking and Monitoring
  • Data Analytics
  • The Art and Science of Data Visualization
  • Developing Effective Internships
  • Sharing Your Results with Stakeholders
  • Webinars that Work
  • And many many more!

Can I afford to hire REC?
Yes! REC works with our clients to produce quality results at a reasonable price. We offer flexible payment options to help our clients pay for the services we provide.

How can I stay connected with REC?
Like us on our Facebook page and / or connect with Dr. Annette Shtivelband on LinkedIn.