Employee survey communication

We are about to start work with a client taking up the mantle for their employee survey from a previous supplier. As part of our planning meeting we discussed pre-survey communication, as it will play a pivotal role in ensuring that we can maximise response rates. We spent quite...

Central Surrey Health partners with The Survey Initiative

We are pleased and proud to announce that Central Surrey Health have chosen to partner with us for their forthcoming co-owner survey. Central Surrey Health provides therapy and community nursing services to the 280,000 strong population of central Surrey. It was the first social enterprise to come out of...

What does employee engagement actually look like? Part 2

I was at a meeting recently and was asked how best to describe employee engagement (it’s quite a common question!).  I took a few minutes to take the group through the various definitions from different perspectives: academia, consulting companies and those at the coalface. In addition, I provided some...

Employee empowerment pulse surveys

We have been asked by a consulting client to undertake a survey on behalf of one of their client organisations looking into Employee Empowerment. Our consulting client is working with the organisation to instill more autonomous decision-making within their employee population; this is part of wider development and engagement...

You can’t have employee engagement all of the time…

To expect all of your employees to be highly engaged all the time is folly – heading down this path could lead to future motivational issues. I get the feeling some would like to bottle employee engagement and instil it permanently. Expecting an employee to go above and beyond...

Multi-lingual employee surveys

We are currently working with a client to deliver their first, worldwide employee survey, specifically looking at employee engagement. One of the most interesting aspects is that this survey will be delivered in nine languages.  These include French and German, through to Russian (strict), Brazilian Portuguese and also Japanese...

Build a picture of better management for your organisation to boost employee engagement

One aspect that most employee engagement experts and practitioners alike can agree on is that an employee’s manager can influence greatly their level of engagement (possibly more so than any other factor). This isn’t something that is new or surprising.  You’ve probably heard of the phrase ‘people leave managers...

Employee engagement for the sake of it…

Many organisations now recognise that employee engagement can have an impact on the bottom line and is important to business success.  In addition Senior Management are clear that engagement is a crucial aspect for their organisation moving forward. However, in our experience, some seem so keen to create an...

Employee Surveys – obtaining high response rates

We are often asked what are the methods we use to achieve ‘buy in’ from employees to an employee survey that ensures response rates are high. Today, we closed a survey for one of our clients – they were delighted with the response rate to say the least. Together,...

Internal Communication Survey with media giant

We are currently working on an internal communication survey, looking at communication within a media group and specifically at the communication around a project launch. It’s a really exciting project to be working on, particularly, as the client have embraced the idea of running a short ‘pulse’ survey and...