Pointless Employee Surveys – I Don’t Think So!

It is true that many employees believe their annual staff survey is just a tick a box exercise for the HR department, or the organisation is looking for trouble, or that the results will be skewed, or results won’t be acted on, or its waste of their time, or...

Why Benchmark Employee Survey Results?

When it comes to analysing your employee survey results, it is helpful to use a benchmarking tool. Without this, it will be easy to misinterpret your results, leading to ineffective and inappropriate action planning and a clouded understanding of where your organisation is at. External Benchmarking Benchmarking against external...

What colour would your organisation be?

When working with one of our clients we developed a colourful way of representing the proportion of promoters within their organisation and this got me to thinking, could you guess the proportion of those who would strongly recommend your organisation to others? Hence, what colour would your organisation be?...

Why tracking employee engagement is so important

A recent study by the Society for Human Resource Management has put some hard figures on the effectiveness of tracking employee engagement. The study (of 770 HR leaders) had some very interesting outcomes.  76% of companies with a formal recognition programme report an increase in productivity.  Where employee engagement...

Employee survey analysis and reporting

Following on from our last recent blog ‘Designing your employee survey’.  Here is our latest about employee surveys, we cover analysis, reporting and benchmarking in further detail. There are many different ways to analyse and report employee survey results. Each organisation has to decide on the best method for...

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...