4 great reasons surveys for employees are such a powerful tool.

Regular surveys for employees are easily one of the most valuable, yet underused, market research tools available to businesses. The results from professionally created surveys for employees offer so many valuable employee insights, which when listened to, can affect real positive change in your workplace. These include finding out...

The Importance of Employee Engagement in Turbulent Times

Whilst most organisations would prefer to be continuously thriving, the reality is that economic downturns are part of life. The Bank of England is predicting that we will soon enter one of the longest recessions in 100 years, meanwhile various news outlets are reporting that we are already in...

What goals should you set for your staff surveys?

Staff surveys should be an integral part of any successful business, as they offer incredibly valuable insights into the mindset, happiness and productivity of employees. Staff surveys, or employee engagement surveys, are designed to provide the tools to increase employees’ overall work experience, as well as improve ongoing business...

Applied Research Conference 2022

Attending the CIPD’s 2022 Applied Research Conference gave me an opportunity to relate my experience of the current employee engagement landscape, gained from working with The Survey Initiative, to the wider picture as experienced by researchers in other organisations and institutions.  Of course, the impact of coronavirus on the...

How has Employee Satisfaction changed in 2021?

The question today is how has employee satisfaction changed in 2021? With vacancies at a record high and turnover rates their highest in seven years, the job market is in a very volatile state.  Salaries are rising fast across many sectors, whilst areas such as hospitality and transportation are...

Nudging behaviour

I’ve been thinking about nudge theory.  It’s probably the thing that explains why I did economics for GCSE and politics for A Level before going on to do a psychology degree – although I didn’t know it at the time, it combines all three. Nudge theory is a concept...