Are Your Employees Heading For A Burn Out? Part Two

Yesterday, we discussed the negative effects burn out has on employee engagement. Today, we’d like to offer you some ideas for preventing burn out in your organisation: Look For External Factors If someone has always been enthusiastic and productive at work but now appears to be in a slump,...

Are Your Employees Heading For A Burn Out? Part One

We all love happy employees. And if they’re happy, they are more likely to be engaged in their work. When employees are more engaged, they become increasingly productive and additionally are more likely to look for areas of improvement and implement the necessary changes with little managerial direction, they...

Does How Well You Sleep Affect Your Productivity At Work?

Did you know March is National Bed Month? Since 1990, The Sleep Council have been running an annual campaign to raise awareness and remind everyone how important it is to get a good nights’ sleep and how a good bed can help to achieve that. I’ve also discovered that...

Do Your Staff Understand Their True Impact?

We have been working with a number of clients to help them understand their organisations’ brand and how this impacts on both who they attract to the organisation and on who chooses to leave/remain. One consistent message from all those that remain committed to the organisation is that they...

Just How Advantageous Is Good Team Working?

Again, following on from one of our previous blogs highlighting the top five trends and themes to open questions in employee engagement surveys, we’d like to discuss the topic of team working. The majority of organisations recognise that having good teamwork in the workplace is a crucial element of...

Promoting Healthy and Engaged Employees – It’s Common Sense

It goes without saying, the health and well-being of your employees will undoubtedly affect their levels of engagement and performance in the workplace. More and more organisations are looking to maximise the well-being of their staff by providing a varied range of resources and opportunities to engage in healthy...

Whether The Weather Be Good Or Whether The Weather Be Bad

There is no doubt that the recent prolonged bout of unsettled weather here in the UK is having quite serious effects on people’s lives. With high winds and flooding, many are having to evacuate their homes, transport links to and from places of work have been disrupted and businesses...

Are You Sitting Comfortably?

It is estimated that about half of people in the modern world suffer in some way with back pain, with increasing complaints relating to hands and wrists whilst using a keyboard and eyestrain relating to VDU’s. Many of these are associated with how we sit and on what we...

Mighty Oaks From Little Acorns Grow

We’re branching out and are getting very excited about the recent growth of our company, resulting in new members joining the team and an influx of new clients to work in partnership with. It occurred to me on my way into work this morning, looking around at the baron...

Welcome Aboard!

We at The Survey Initiative are very excited to have three new team members on board. Today we’d like to introduce you to our first ‘newbie’, Alison McKinney.  Alison accepted our offer of employment as Project and Quality Assurance Manager in December 2013 and her role will be key...