Employee Opinion Survey
- On 1 November 2013
- Posted by Chantal Mariotti
Placing a strong emphasis on employee relations is essential for maintaining a positive and productive workforce. It demonstrates that the company values its employees rather than just their work performance. Employee opinion surveys are a simple and effective way to improve employee relations and increase employee engagement by assessing the company’s performance through the eyes of their employees.
Employee opinions matter. Employees want to feel like they play an important role in the company and that their opinions matter to senior management. These surveys take into account employees opinions and feedback in terms of the company’s performance. This type of acknowledgement, involvement and employee engagement creates strong company loyalty by showing the employees that they are important assets to your business.
Employee opinion surveys exposes underlying issues. Employee opinion surveys provide business owners with added insight into what is going on within their organization. Conducted anonymously through a third party, employees should feel comfortable sharing their opinions about the business and their experience; bringing awareness to the issues at work. Asking employees the same questions year over year, employers can then track whether there have been improvements in any of the areas surveyed. Areas surveyed typically include Work Place Practices, Management, Immediate Supervisor and Policies & Procedures.
Boost employee morale. Satisfied employees work harder and produce superior results compared to disgruntled workers. Opinion surveys give employees a chance to voice their challenges with the company in a productive and professional manner. Once the issues are acknowledged, and action is taken; productivity and satisfaction can increase amongst employees.
At Executive HR Consulting Group, we develop and conduct comprehensive employee opinion surveys designed to learn how your employees really feel about your business, your managers, and their workplace. Please call us to learn more about our employee opinion surveys or contact us to arrange for a complimentary initial HR consultation.