Designing your employee survey

This is the eighth blog in our series and explains how to design your employee survey. You can read all our previous blogs here. Once the aims and objectives have been set and a general approach agreed, the next move should be to design your employee survey. There are...

Communicating your employee survey

Here is our seventh blog in our series explaining how to communicate your employee survey.  You can read all our previous blogs here. The success of the survey will depend on employees buying in to it. If they believe that improvements will result from the survey, they are more...

Top tips for online employee surveys

This is the sixth blog in our summer series explaining how to get the most from your employee survey.  You can read all our previous blogs here. Don’t use too many colours or fonts – they are distracting. On the other hand, emboldening, italicising and changing the colours of...

Selecting the right approach for your employee survey

Here is the fifth in our summer series about how to get the most from your employee survey.  This blog and our previous discusses the various approaches for your survey. You can view all our blogs to date here. Census or sample? Having defined your survey objectives and selected...

Is quantitative or qualitative research the right approach for your survey?

This is now the fourth in our summer series about how to get the most from your employee survey.  This blog and our next will be discussing the various approaches for your survey.  You can read all our previous blogs here. In our last blog we looked at defining...

Defining your aims and objectives when conducting employee research and employee surveys

Welcome to the third in our summer series of blogs about how to get the most from your employee survey.  You can read the previous blogs in this series here. Before embarking on your survey, define your objectives. Clear objectives linked to the business and its strategy should help...

Employee Surveys – the true value of external benchmarking

When conducting any type of employee survey for our clients, be it engagement, empowerment, motivation and even work life balance – we are nearly always asked if we can provide comparisons against other organisations. And, like any good employee research organisation, we do provide external comparisons.  We have a...

Benefits of conducting employee research and employee surveys

Welcome to the second in our summer series of blogs about how to get the most from your employee survey. You can read the first blog here. In our experience, the main benefits of employee research and employee surveys include: Demonstrating to employees that you are taking a genuine...

How to get the most from an employee survey

This is the first in a series of blogs detailing how to get the most from your employee survey. Why should you spend time and money conducting an employee survey? The answer is that a growing body of evidence shows that HR outcomes influence business outcomes. A number of...

The role of employee empowerment within employee engagement

You may have read the recent Harvard Business Review Blog from Adrian C. Ott regarding Delta and their US Army passengers and the connection with employee engagement. Adrian makes a clear case of rigidity within management structures that make it very difficult for employees to make their own decisions...