YPO Survey
RequiredRequired Question(s)
The Chico Chamber's Young Professionals Organization (YPO) was formed in 2010 in an effort to bring together the region's young business people for mentorship, leadership, education and networking. 
In 2015, the YPO saw growth of local young professionals and held a survey to gather input in order to get a better understanding what was driving change in the business world, in the workplace, and the local community.
Fast forward three years and the YPO has continued their growth and again are looking to gauge our young professionals and what is driving them.
 
Required 1.

What is your age?  

18 - 24
25 - 29
30 - 35
36+
Required 2.

What is your primary industry?  

Government / Governmental Affairs
Agriculture
Marketing / PR / Advertising
Media
Health Care
Real Estate
Retail
Technology
Education
Design / Creative
Entertainment / Hospitality / Food
Finance
Other  
Required 3.

What title best describes your current employment position:

Owner
Entrepreneur
Independent Contractor
Executive
Manager
Entry level
Other  
Required 4.

How long have you been at your place of employment?  

0 - 1 year
2 - 4 years
5 - 10 years
10+ years
Required 5.

What is your household income?  

$15,000 - $24,999
$25,000 - $34,999
$35,000 - $49,999
$50,000 - $74,999
$75,000 - $99,999
$100,000 and over
Required 6.

Where do you live?  

Glenn County
Paradise
Oroville
Durham
North Chico
South Chico
Downtown Chico / South Campus
If you don't live in Chico, please answer "why" in the comment section below.
Other  
  • Comment:

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Required 7.

In 5 years from now, where would you like to live?  

Glenn County
Paradise
Oroville
Durham
North Chico
South Chico
Downtown Chico / South Campus
Not in the region
Other  
Required 8.

What brought you to Chico?  

California State University, Chico
Butte College
Family / relationship
Born Here
Other  
Required 9.
What do you enjoy most about living in Chico?  (rank 1 - 10, 1 being most important)

(1 = Most Important)
 
Bidwell Park
Career / Entrepreneurial opportunities
Proximity to family
Vibrant nightlife
Events & Festivals
Cost of Living
Downtown Chico
University culture
Arts & Music
Shopping & Dining
Required 10.
What do you think keeps other young professionals from making Chico home?  (rank 1 - 8, 1 being most important)

(1 = Most Important)
 
Lack of job opportunities compared to bigger metropolitan areas
Lower salaries compared to bigger metropolitan areas
Distance to metropolitan area
Shopping & Dining options
Nightlife / Entertainment variety
Proximity to family / friends
Convenient travel service availability
Lack of Professional sports
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Required 11.

Rank the following community projects in order of importance to you (rank 1 - 10, 1 being most important)


(1 = Most Important)
 
Improved athletics / recreation facilities
Pro sports
Increased nightlife activities
Increased park access
More family-friendly activities
More music events
Greater focus on funding public art installations
More food-related events
Safer public spaces
Safer neighborhoods
  • Comment:

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Required 12.

What is your ultimate career goal?  

Serial entrepreneur
Own your own business
Work for a major corporation
Take over family business
Middle management
C-Suite, Upper Management (CEO)
Other  
Required 13.

Rank most important employment features (rank 1 - 10, 1 being most important)


(1 = Most Important)
 
Salary
Flexible schedule (create your own hours)
Flexible working environment (work offsite)
Community Service opportunities
Company culture
Local or global impact value
Preferred industry
Proximity to home
Growth opportunities
Retirement benefits
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Required 14.
How do you engage with your community?  (click all that apply)
Youth organizations
City Board / Commission
Service organization
Kids sports team / games
Professional association
Fraternity / sororities
Church / Religious community
If you don't participate in Chico, what holds you back? Fill in Comment section below.
Other  
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Required 15.
How can the Chamber help accomplish your vision for the community?  (rank 1 - 6, 1 being most important)

(1 = Most Important)
 
Advocate for Public Safety
Create jobs
Attract new businesses
Retain existing businesses
Retain Chico State / Butte College talent
Networking
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Required 16.

If you were King / Queen of Chico, what would you like to see in 5 - 10 years?  

 

350 characters left.
Required 17.
Do you work remotely?
Yes
No
Required 18.
If you work remote, do you work for a local company or a company outside of the area?  
I do not work remotely
Local Chico Company
Company Outside of Chico
19.

Any additional comments?   

 

1000 characters left.