Quantitative And Qualitative Research Techniques

In the world of employee research, there are two general approaches to gathering and reporting information: qualitative and quantitative techniques. Quantitative methods are generally concerned with the collection and analysis of numerical data, while qualitative methods are more concerned with producing and examining perceptions and interpretations. When it comes...

Get The Measure Of It

An organisations employee engagement level is simply a yardstick for how emotionally motivated, committed, and connected people are to their work however organisations with high levels of employee engagement considerably outperform competitors whose employees are not engaged. With that in mind, it would be prudent for any organisation to...

You Gotta Let Them Know – Part Three

Within the last few blogs, we’ve looked at how critical it is to effectively communicate your employee survey in order to achieve high response rates. But what is also vital is the communication of the results, and proposed actions by the organisation based on those results, to its workforce....

You Gotta Let Them Know – Part Two

Yesterday we talked about the importance of effective communication of the launch of an employee survey. Whilst it is imperative that employees know why a survey is being carried out and assured actions will be taken upon its results, in order to keep up the momentum and interest while...

You Gotta Let Them Know – Part One

Want the best from your employee survey? Then, you need to encourage as many of your employees to complete it as you can. Your employee survey should be treated as seriously as you would any of your products or services. It must be of high quality, and it must...

You’ve Quit? But Why?

Employee retention, especially of your finest, most desirable employees, is a key challenge for most organisations today. By conducting an exit survey just before an employee departs from their employer will help organisations learn and understand the reasons why someone has decided to leave. Employee exit surveys play an...

The Right Tools For The Job

You can’t expect someone to dig a hole without a shovel, or paint a wall in 10 minutes when realistically it takes over an hour, or expect one person to complete a task where 5 people are needed. How stressful, disengaging and deflating must it be to be given...

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...

Much Muttering Going On

We all love happy employees! But what is for sure is that it is very difficult for organisations to keep their employees happy and there will always be a certain amount of discontented employees to deal with. These chronic grumblers have the distinctive ability to spread their discontent and...

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...