As a leader in employee engagement, you balance the needs of the company and its employees. With the Great Resignation in full swing, it's more important than ever to keep your employees productive, happy and engaged. The resources in this toolkit can help you discover ways to measure employee sentiment and provide you with tips for keeping them engaged.
How can we help build a high-performing workforce?
Companies have workforces of all shapes and sizes, from fully remote to working asynchronously around the globe or onsite.
Employee engagement managers need to have a deep understanding of how employees feel about their work, its purpose and the environment they work in.
Measuring employee engagement can help you identify areas of opportunity across different locales, departments and teams so each area can run effectively.
Surveys can help you gather the feedback you need to determine whether your employees are engaged or what can be done to retain them.
How can we be proactive in employee retention?
It’s a fiercely competitive job market, so how do you prevent employees from jumping ship?
There are many things that can lead to an employee’s resignation: management, salary/benefits, general sentiment and more.
Employee engagement managers are in a unique position to help the company learn what it takes to retain employees or why attrition rates are high.
By proactively gathering feedback from your employees, you can uncover common areas of misalignment between HR leaders and employees. The insights you collect can not only help you retain employees, but they can also turn employees into advocates for future hires.
Our sample survey templates make it easy for you to start collecting feedback in just minutes. Explore hundreds of questions across different survey types, all designed to get you accurate results you can rely on.
Learn what it takes to keep employees engaged and doing their best work.See template
Get a sense of your current representation, beyond gender identity and race.See template
Improve retention by taking action fuelled by satisfaction feedback.See template
Learn whether employees have mentors and identify opportunities.See template
Identify opportunities for supervisors with feedback from employees.See template
Understand where employees need development and training.See template
SurveyMonkey is not only easy to use, but it’s also the world’s leading survey platform and powerful enough to help you measure what matters.
Here are some common mistakes and best practices for how to avoid them.
Learn what you need to do to improve employee engagement, but avoid these common mistakes:
You rely on feedback to perform your job, but your response rate and quality will suffer if you ask too often.
Asking a question without considering what you’re looking for will result in answers that aren’t actionable.
Your data won’t be useful if you don’t take localisation and culture into account when formulating questions.
Have a plan of action ready when you get your survey data. For starters, you may want to share data points with leadership and HR teams.
Follow these best practices to improve employee engagement:
These provide great feedback to use in your retention efforts. Remember that not everyone will be forthright in an exit interview, so follow up with a survey.
See if there is interest for new perks, employee resource groups, guest speakers, mentorship programmes and other things that employees find valuable.
Keep surveys short and send them at the right time when you know respondents will answer, such as immediately after an all-hands meeting.
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