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
Are You Walking your Talk on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion? 2 Ways to Find Out.
“Diversity is being invited to the party; Inclusion is being asked to dance.”-Verna MyersThe current social justice movement has led to an important push for organizations to look inside their four walls and honestly examine … Read More
Performance Management Not Meeting Expectations? Remember the Goal.
Newmeasures clients have recently been asking for ways to evaluate their performance management practices. Such audits are warranted considering organizations with strong performance management processes are 41% more likely to outperform competitors on non-financial measures … Read More
Employees Are Demanding Organizations Evolve How They Listen: Are You Keeping Up?
Do any of these scenarios sound familiar? Your organization tries to respond to employee feedback, but nothing ever happens to close the loop to see if what was done actually made an impact. Your organization … Read More
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
You’re Not Managing DE&I if You’re Not Measuring It
“What gets measured gets done.” So why is the measurement of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) initiatives often neglected beyond tracking compliance requirements (e.g., affirmative action, representation goals)? DE&I initiatives are implemented to meet a … Read More
We Need More Speed Bumps
Lately I’ve been reflecting on my own engagement at work. What gives my work meaning? Am I on the right path (turning 40 will do that to you!). I started to think about the core … Read More
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