4 steps to make the most of engagement surveys

Oh, no. Another 75-question poll with no executive buy-in and no resulting workplace action. Seriously, it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are the keys to getting candid, usable feedback.

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When crafted and administered thoughtfully, an employee engagement survey can provide invaluable feedback.

Obtaining honest employee feedback is a crucial step to improving engagement and productivity. However, a lot more goes into an employee engagement survey than writing some questions and sending a mass email.

To help make your survey a success, here are four essentials:

1. Show support from the top. Senior management buy-in is vital. Showcasing the business reasons for the survey is a great jumping-off point, but without your executive team’s backing, the survey could fall flat. Facilitate meetings with leaders so they can voice any concerns and take part in developing survey concepts.

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