Employee surveys can be a valuable tool for understanding your organization. After all, employees are the team’s heart and soul, they are what makes up your organization's heartbeat. While gauging employee satisfaction in one-on-one or team meetings can be challenging, purposefully crafted team survey questions can empower yous to gain a deeper understanding of their employees' needs. To help you get started, we've compiled a list of essential employee survey questions covering various topics. Ready to discover which questions to include in your next employee survey?
Employee experience can seem like a puzzle that needs solving. However, a little empathy and a smattering of personal interest can go a long way. Put simply, employee experience is the summation of adventures, perceptions, and emotions that your employees associate with your organization throughout the employee lifecycle. The key to unlocking its potential lies in adopting cutting-edge employee experience management software. It's not just about gathering employee feedback; it's about managing the entire employee journey, with precision.
In organizations worldwide, 77% of the workforce remains disengaged, which poses a substantial threat to productivity, profitability, and overall success. With a highly engaged workforce, businesses can avoid obstacles such as decreased productivity, increased turnover rates, and the potential erosion of customer loyalty. Employee engagement isn't merely a matter of personnel management; it is a business imperative that demands attention from company leadership. By the end of this article, you'll be equipped with actionable information to make a persuasive case for prioritizing employee engagement in your organization.
Workplace culture is a formidable force within any organization, shaping the attitudes and beliefs that govern how work is accomplished. It permeates all aspects of the business, from everyday communications to the work environment and actions taken. This human factor is pivotal in keeping employees motivated, inspired, and secure in their roles.
Retaining employees has become a recurring topic of discussion recently as many companies struggle to reduce high turnover rates. It's no secret that high turnover rates can lead to decreased productivity and higher recruitment and training costs. And that means internal communicators and HR need to implement strategies to retain employees.
Any internal communicator knows that engaged employees are productive employees. And when you invest in people, it often leads to significant business growth. It's a well known practice that by investing in people, they’ll have the motivation and drive a business needs to grow and succeed. Companies can then maximize their return on investment and position themselves for sustainable growth.
Let’s face it, employee training has become an essential part of any business. It shouldn’t be overlooked in your strategy. In fact, investing in employee training can help you develop a successful and productive workforce that can really shape the future of your business. Just imagine the impact you could create.
As an internal communications professional, you know how difficult it can be to create and maintain a successful and inclusive environment. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) initiatives are becoming increasingly important in the workplace, and it is essential that internal communication professionals understand the importance of DE&I and how to effectively implement DE&I initiatives.
We spoke with Sanne Oosterhoff, Group Operations Director at nexeye, the optical retail platform that includes chains Hans Anders, eyes + more, and Direkt Optik (with more than 700 stores and 4,000 employees, operating in 5 European countries). Sanne has implemented an employee communication app (using Speakap) at three companies (!) throughout his career in operations.