Increase Employee Morale with Employee Satisfaction Surveys

Increase employee morale, productivity, and profitability with employee satisfaction surveys

Ask any good employer, and they will agree that the best asset of their company are their employees. Good employees are indispensable. They can set a company apart from competition, providing a competitive advantage.

In order to gain that competitive advantage, companies must acquire and retain talented, hard-working, dedicated employees who are experts in their field.  In order to retain those employees, companies need to satisfy employee needs at every level of the business. Maintaining a high level of employee satisfaction and morale is essential to the success of any organziation. Increased employee satisfaction and overall morale produces increased employee productivity, which produces increased profitability.

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When is the Best Time to Survey New Employees?

When is the best time to survey new employees? The answer may surprise you.  

You may think that you need to give employees at least a few months to get acclimated to their new position, job environment, and get a feel for office dynamics within your company. However, there is no better time to survey new employees than from the very beginning. Or better yet, survey potential hires during the hiring process with a pre-employment survey.

It may seem odd to survey interviewees during the hiring process, but from the start, it is important for your business to:

  1. Show potential employees that your company cares about the continued success of the business and its employees, and
  2. Gauge how a potential new hire will react to your company’s work environment and how they will adapt to the work culture.

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Keep Your Employee Surveys Anonymous

Ensure Anonymity in Your Employee Surveys

Employee surveys can provide invaluable information to any organization and be an effective performance management tool. Uncovering your employees’ opinions and views will allow your organization to take action that will improve employee retention, increase productivity, and provide a benchmark to measure improvement.

The success of your organization depends on the quality of your employees. Many organizations have either prospered or declined solely based on the quality of their workforce. Employees that are pleased with their employment are typically more productive, and therefore work harder and generate a profit for your organization.  Discontent employees, however, have the opposite effect, which can hurt your organization’s overall profit.

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Are You Using Survey Software to Develop Employee Surveys?

Using survey software is the best way to develop employee surveys

Employee surveys are a great way to solicit employee feedback from employees on a wide range of workplace issues. Using survey software to design and administer, employee surveys can include a number of areas across the business and can be broken down into individual types of employee surveys.

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8 Tips for Administering Employee Surveys

Learn About the Types of Employee Surveys and Tips for Administration

When designed and administered correctly, employee surveys can be used by any business or organization to solicit invaluable, constructive feedback, and can function as an effective employee performance management tool. Organizations can use employee feedback – such as comments, opinions, behaviors, and suggestions – to create important strategies to help improve employee retention, increase productivity, create a cohesive work environment, as well as provide a benchmark to measure continued improvement.

Types of Employee Surveys

Employee Satisfaction Surveys data is used to increase productivity, job satisfaction, and loyalty. Employee satisfaction surveys identify the root causes of employee satisfaction and target those areas.

Employee Attitude Surveys identify the root causes of workplace attitudes, providing a way to improve employee productivity and commitment to work. Continue reading

Online Survey to Screen Potential Job Candidates

Survey potential job candidates with an online survey 

Whether you are assessing internal employees or recruiting new candidates from outside the business, an online job candidate survey is an excellent tool to help with pre-employment screening and candidate assessments.  Human resources staff can effectively create job surveys using online survey software.  A well planned, designed, and administered job survey can help define the demand for the position and the necessary job requirements.

During this difficult economic time, jobs are in high demand.  It can be overwhelming for human resources staff to keep up with the large volume of job candidates. The sheer volume of applicants for an open position can make the hiring process more complicated. Additionally, not having the proper screening tools can lead to hiring mistakes and lost productivity from hiring the wrong person for the job. Continue reading

11 Types of Employee Surveys

What types of employee surveys are available? 

Employee surveys are a great way to solicit employee feedback on a wide variety of workplace issues.  Using survey software to design and administer, employee surveys can encompass a number of areas across the business and be broken down into individual types of employee surveys.

11 Types of Employee Surveys

Employee Attitude Surveys. Assess employees’ emotions and feelings within the workplace.

Employee Opinion Surveys. Discover views and beliefs held by employees. Continue reading

Tips to Improve Employee Loyalty, Part 2

We continue on from last week’s Snap Survey Software blog post, Tips to Improve Employee Loyalty, Part 1.  In part 1, we defined what employee loyalty is, and examples of using direct efforts to improve employee loyalty.

As mentioned, the way to improve employee loyalty is to make efforts directly toward your employees. We discussed listening to your employees and initiating impromptu promotions. Here are some additional examples. Continue reading

Tips to Improve Employee Loyalty, Part 1

What is Employee Loyalty? Employee loyalty can be defined as employees who are devoted to the success of their organization and believe that being an employee of this organization is in their best interest.  Not only do they plan to remain with the organization, but they do not actively seek for alternative employment opportunities.

Employees are a fundamental resource for any business. They represent a considerable investment in terms of recruiting and training costs, as well as salaries and benefits. Businesses incur a considerable expense if they need to replace an employee.  Continue reading

Tips on Conducting Employee Satisfaction Surveys

If designed and administered properly, employee surveys can provide invaluable feedback to any organization and be an effective performance management tool. Organizations can use employee survey data to create strategies to improve staff retention and increase productivity, as well as provide a benchmark to measure continued improvement. 

However, there can be drawbacks. Here are some tips worth considering:  Continue reading