The shopping list of staff surveys…Part One

Gary Cattermole is a Director at leading staff survey provider and employee engagement specialists, The Survey Initiative. Here he gives the lowdown on the various types of surveys that have been conducted for HR, Training and Health & Safety Departments, and offers advice on which survey to select for...

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...

News Just In………..

We have been rewarded and recognised for all our hard work over the past 12 months by being shortlisted for a ‘Business 2 Business’ award at the prestigious Essex Business Awards being held in Southend on 9th May 2014. As you may be aware, we have experienced exponential growth...

Employee survey – setting improvement actions

This is the last in our series of blogs looking at getting the most from your employee survey.  You can read the previous blogs here.  In this blog we’ll look at setting improvement actions as a result of survey feedback.  An area oft forgotten! Arguably the most important aspect...

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...

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...