Communicating opinion survey results to employees

The first of a series of guest blogs – today Christopher Dean from theblueballroom talks about the roll of internal communications in succesful employee surveys. Listen, talk… then act One of the worst mistakes managers can make is to raise employees’ expectations, then fail to follow through with a...

Beyond employee engagement – Employee Happiness?

I have noticed that a ‘new’ employee metric has been much discussed recently, employee happiness. Is this yet another employee sentiment to measure? Employee satisfaction and employee engagement are metrics that we have all become familiar with. But what is this ‘new’ one all about. As organisations compete to...

Employee survey – setting improvement actions

This is the last in our series of blogs looking at getting the most from your employee survey.  You can read the previous blogs here.  In this blog we’ll look at setting improvement actions as a result of survey feedback.  An area oft-forgotten! Arguably the most important aspect of...

Employee survey analysis and reporting

Following on from our last recent blog ‘Designing your employee survey’.  Here is our latest about employee surveys, we cover analysis, reporting and benchmarking in further detail. There are many different ways to analyse and report employee survey results. Each organisation has to decide on the best method for...

Designing your employee survey

This is the eighth blog in our series and explains how to design your employee survey. You can read all our previous blogs here. Once the aims and objectives have been set and a general approach agreed, the next move should be to design your employee survey. There are...

Communicating your employee survey

Here is our seventh blog in our series explaining how to communicate your employee survey.  You can read all our previous blogs here. The success of the survey will depend on employees buying in to it. If they believe that improvements will result from the survey, they are more...

Top tips for online employee surveys

This is the sixth blog in our summer series explaining how to get the most from your employee survey.  You can read all our previous blogs here. Don’t use too many colours or fonts – they are distracting. On the other hand, emboldening, italicising and changing the colours of...

Selecting the right approach for your employee survey

Here is the fifth in our summer series about how to get the most from your employee survey.  This blog and our previous discusses the various approaches for your survey. You can view all our blogs to date here. Census or sample? Having defined your survey objectives and selected...