What does employee engagement actually look like?

As you probably know, there is a lot written about employee engagement, lots of articles, blogs, tweets, video uploads of HR people talking about engagement and what it is. One of the questions I get asked a lot is ‘What does engagement look like?’ As you can imagine, this...

Carbon neutral – going green…

Its not just out logo that’s green! We aim to be a carbon neutral and environmentally friendly company. We are a paperless office,  and wherever possible utilise technology (conference calling and online meetings) to reduce our need for travel. We are now planning to formalise our commitment to going...

The Survey Initiative has moved!

Just a quick blog to announce that we have moved premises.  Please note our new telephone number +44 (0) 1255 850051 and as per the image below, our new address. If you have any questions or queries relating to employee engagement that we can help with, please drop us...

Top tips for conducting employee surveys

Ask yourself why you are running the survey. What you are trying to achieve? Communicate the purpose of the survey; an effective communication strategy will help boost employee participation. Collect meaningful demographic data while ensuring anonymity to give insight and context. Ensure each question relates directly to the survey...

Why use employee surveys?

An employee survey is a reliable, cost-effective way to find out what people in your organisation really think and feel. Surveys will not only give you a deep insight into how engaged your employees are, they also identify areas of prime attention, enabling you to continually improve motivation. Employee...

Benefits of conducting employee research

In our experience, the main benefits of employee research include: Demonstrating to employees that you are taking a genuine interest in them, their views and ideas; Identifying strengths and weaknesses in management performance and organisational policies, procedures and technology which will improve operational efficiency and employee satisfaction while reducing...