Key Findings from Our State of Engagement Report In 2022, people leaders and HR teams began to realize the end of the pandemic did not mean employees would happily return to old ways of working. … Read More
Should You Survey Employees in Uncertain Times?
A question I’ve been asked a lot lately is, “Are other companies still surveying their employees during this time of turmoil? Isn’t that a bit tone deaf when we’re experiencing significant layoffs, hiring freezes, and … Read More
How to Elevate Your Employee Listening Program in 2023
A new year offers a fresh start – a chance to set intentions and align actions to make this your best year yet. In addition to reflecting on your personal goals for the year, this … Read More
Dos and Don’ts: How to Drive Accountability for Acting on Employee Feedback
Research shows that employees who work for organizations with a feedback program in place are more engaged. Taking it a step further, organizations that turn employee feedback into action “really well” have employees who are … Read More
Feedback is Meant to be Shared! Best Practices for Providing Access to Open-Ended Survey Comments
Open-ended survey questions allow employees to speak up anonymously, offer context surrounding their multiple-choice and numeric survey responses, and provide additional understanding around topics of interest. These qualitative responses to open-ended questions can also feel … Read More
Employee Experience vs. Expectations: How to Make Sure Your Organization is Upholding its End of the Bargain
Many employees leave an organization within a year of being hired because the job doesn’t meet their expectations.Take a moment and reflect on the last time you were applying for a new job. Think about … Read More
Surveys are One Part of Your Listening Strategy. Are You Over Relying on Them?
As organizations become more adept at using surveys to gather employee input, there can be a tendency to use surveying as a default – even when it may not be the best method for accomplishing … Read More
Start the Conversation: “What Engagement Means to You”
Many employees are asked to fill out engagement surveys, but they aren’t often asked what engagement really means to them. As part of an ongoing effort to focus on and improve the experience of their workforce, Border States Electric (BSE) has stepped back to fully understand this important perspective.
Why your Employee Survey Participation is Low—and How to Fix It
When running an employee feedback survey, participation numbers are a common concern. Everyone wants to hit 100 percent, or at least achieve a sample size large enough to feel confident in the results. This is … Read More
People analytics in the world of small to medium-sized organizations
“Big data” is hot right now. The terms used to describe this trend are many: people analytics, data science, data-driven organizations, predictive modeling, machine learning . . . and the list goes on . . … Read More
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