Section 1: Your business

City of Novato requests your feedback on how well we are communicating with you as a business manager, and how we might improve our communications. This survey will take about 5 minutes to complete.

Thank you in advance for participating: Your feedback is really important to us.

Business name

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* 1. Business name

Is this business or organization...

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* 2. Is this business or organization...

In what year was this business/organization established in Novato?

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* 3. In what year was this business/organization established in Novato?

Is the property...

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* 4. Is the property...

How did your business/organization begin in Novato?

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* 5. How did your business/organization begin in Novato?

How many full-time employees do you have?

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* 6. How many full-time employees do you have?

Which of the following industries best describes your business?

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* 7. Which of the following industries best describes your business?

Which, if any, skill gaps have you identified in your business that are affecting your ability to maintain or grow the business?

(Please highlight the top 2 skill gaps from the list below. If a skill gap you wish to highlight is not listed, please add it to the bottom of the list. If you have no skill gaps, please move to Q10.)

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* 8. Which, if any, skill gaps have you identified in your business that are affecting your ability to maintain or grow the business?

(Please highlight the top 2 skill gaps from the list below. If a skill gap you wish to highlight is not listed, please add it to the bottom of the list. If you have no skill gaps, please move to Q10.)

Please identify why you think these skills gaps exist in your business.

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* 9. Please identify why you think these skills gaps exist in your business.

What are the top challenges your business faces?

(Please select the top 2 challenges from the list below, or add your own)

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* 10. What are the top challenges your business faces?

(Please select the top 2 challenges from the list below, or add your own)

What broadly are your plans for your Novato based business in the coming 1-2 years?

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* 11. What broadly are your plans for your Novato based business in the coming 1-2 years?

What do you like about doing business in Novato?

(Please choose all that apply)

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* 12. What do you like about doing business in Novato?

(Please choose all that apply)

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