A Must Have For Employee Engagement

As organisations strive to improve performance and deliverance, having an engaged workforce is not only an advantage to achieving this, but also plays a key part as to whether an organisation sinks or swims. Being able to harness the willingness and discretionary effort of employees will most certainly improve...

Employee Research Supports Sky High Ambitions For CloudFM

Our latest blog is a Q&A with Michelle Morgan, Group Human Resources Manager, at facilities management company Cloudfm, on their recent employee research programme with The Survey Initiative… Why did you decide to embark on a staff survey? As a fast growing national company, it’s vital that we understand...

Do you read books on trains?

The ambiguous question is often hard to spot, but a real nuisance if it’s overlooked. For example, “Do you read books on trains?” can be interpreted in two completely different ways. Am I asking you if you read books which are about trains? Or am I asking you if...

Push Those Response Rates Up

It’s that time of the year again.   Your organisation is rolling out the annual employee survey so that management can measure the engagement levels across the entire organisation.   Yet, with all the costs and efforts to administer employee surveys, achieving a high response rate can be tricky. Getting employees...

You Gotta Let Them Know – Part Three

Within the last few blogs, we’ve looked at how critical it is to effectively communicate your employee survey in order to achieve high response rates. But what is also vital is the communication of the results, and proposed actions by the organisation based on those results, to its workforce....

You Gotta Let Them Know – Part Two

Yesterday we talked about the importance of effective communication of the launch of an employee survey. Whilst it is imperative that employees know why a survey is being carried out and assured actions will be taken upon its results, in order to keep up the momentum and interest while...

You Gotta Let Them Know – Part One

Want the best from your employee survey? Then, you need to encourage as many of your employees to complete it as you can. Your employee survey should be treated as seriously as you would any of your products or services. It must be of high quality, and it must...

A Corker Of A Response Rate

Working in partnership with a current client, a global research company, we have just closed their employee survey with an astounding 99% response rate! When you compare this to our current average response rate of 84%, we and the client are delighted that so many employees were comfortable and...

Why employee survey response rates are so important

Today we are closing an employee survey on behalf of one of our longest standing clients. I thought I would share with you that, working alongside our client, we have achieved a response rate in excess of 80% (for the sixth year running).  As you can imagine our client...

A 25% point increase in employee survey response rates

As mentioned in an earlier blog we recently started working with a client who had previously been using a different survey provider for their employee survey. One of the aims of partnering with The Survey Initiative was to increase the number of responses to the survey.  Previously response rates...