Employee engagement for the sake of it…

Many organisations now recognise that employee engagement can have an impact on the bottom line and is important to business success.  In addition Senior Management are clear that engagement is a crucial aspect for their organisation moving forward. However, in our experience, some seem so keen to create an...

Employee Surveys – obtaining high response rates

We are often asked what are the methods we use to achieve ‘buy in’ from employees to an employee survey that ensures response rates are high. Today, we closed a survey for one of our clients – they were delighted with the response rate to say the least. Together,...

Internal Communication Survey with media giant

We are currently working on an internal communication survey, looking at communication within a media group and specifically at the communication around a project launch. It’s a really exciting project to be working on, particularly, as the client have embraced the idea of running a short ‘pulse’ survey and...

Did you know that most organisations have high levels of employee engagement?

Employee engagement: there is a groundswell of evidence that demonstrates there are clear business benefits in having an engaged workforce (Watson Wyatt1, McLeod2 et al). Over the past 18 months, we have noticed a genuine desire by many at Senior Management level to ensure that the culture, management style...

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...

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...