Employee Surveys

  • Blog: Running a Successful Employee Survey On a Tight Budget

    Running a Successful Employee Survey On a Tight Budget

    If you’ve never conducted an employee survey on a tight budget at your company, you may worry it’s out of the realm of possibilities. We’re here to tell you it’s not! If your employees are struggling, it’s important to know why. Is it company culture? Not enough areas for growth? Unflexible working conditions? And that’s where employee surveys come in. If employee surveys sound expensive to you, the truth is that many businesses can afford this (very necessary) expense. In fact, runnin

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  • Blog: Conducting New Hire Employee Surveys [+ Example Questions]

    Conducting New Hire Employee Surveys [+ Example Questions]

    Over the past few years, there has been a major effort to attract new talent and increase employee retention rates. Since 2021, we’ve gone from “the great resignation” to “quiet quitting” to “quiet hiring”. These changes have left hiring managers and human resources professionals feeling the pressure to keep strong efforts on employee recruitment and attrition. Sure, employee surveys are a great way to keep the pulse on satisfaction and engagement. But, new hire employee surveys are specif

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  • Blog: Upward Feedback Surveys:

    Upward Feedback Surveys: How to Evaluate Manager Performance

    Giving your boss feedback about their performance is uncomfortable, nerve-wracking, and awkward. So much so, many employees avoid it altogether. After all, managers and leadership teams are the ones responsible for their promotions and salary increases. Despite employees’ hesitancy, it is important for those in managerial positions to get feedback from their staff to know what they are doing well and what they can improve upon. In fact, 82% of workers would consider quitting their jobs beca

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  • Blog: Mental Health in the Workplace: 5 Tips for Happier Employees

    Mental Health in the Workplace: 5 Tips for Happier Employees

    When you emphasize mental health in the workplace, all other aspects of your business will thrive. Employees who feel acknowledged at their job will naturally gravitate toward producing quality work. They will want to stay with the company longer and are less likely to look for a new job. All of these lead to a successful business! While there are plenty of satisfied employees happily going to work, there are just as many (if not more) who dread each workday. Recent research found that rou

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  • Blog: Total Rewards Survey: What It Is and How to Conduct One

    Total Rewards Survey: What It Is and How to Conduct One

    When you have happy employees, business is better, your staff works harder, and your company will probably be a sought-after place to work. And at this point, we all know that creating a workplace brimming with happy staff comes from a variety of factors - but there may be no bigger drivers than a competitive salary and good benefits. This is where a total rewards survey comes in. A close cousin to employee surveys, total rewards research gathers staff feedback around work benefits. Think

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  • Blog: Organizational Strategies for Promoting Work-Life Balance

    Organizational Strategies for Promoting Work-Life Balance

    We’ll say it before and we’ll say it again: employees are the reason any company exists or succeeds. For employees to be truly satisfied with their work, an organization must have a healthy work-life balance. This is where some of our favorite organizational strategies come into play. These strategies can come in many forms, which we’ll cover further down in this post. However, while each strategy is unique, they’ll all tell you how to improve workplace culture for better long-term employmen

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  • Blog: Supervisor Evaluation Surveys: How to Measure Management Satisfaction

    Supervisor Evaluation Surveys: How to Measure Management Satisfaction

    Most employees, across several levels of an organization, work with a supervisory figure. Supervisors train, collaborate, and evaluate the employees working underneath them. Beyond that, they’re often the first person an employee talks to when they start the day and the person they go to for support or guidance. Needless to say, this relationship heavily influences the experience an employee has at a company. You probably have heard the saying that “people don’t leave companies, they leave m

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  • Blog: How to Ask Employees to Take a Staff Satisfaction Survey

    How to Ask Employees to Take a Staff Satisfaction Survey

    So, you’ve got the plan together – you want to have your staff take an employee survey. You know the topics you want to cover, perhaps you have a third-party market research team to help you, and you’re looking forward to making your workplace better. But how do you actually get them to take it? Running an employee survey relies solely on staff feedback. No feedback = no data to help improve job satisfaction. In order for your employees to answer your questions, they need to be aware and m

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  • Blog: How to Increase Your Employee Survey Response Rates

    How to Increase Your Employee Survey Response Rates

    There may be nothing worse than spending weeks writing, programming, and sending a survey to employees just to see a 2% response rate. First and foremost, I want to commend you for even taking interest in gathering team feedback. But, as an employee survey company, we understand that it’s frustrating to not be rewarded with an influx of actionable data as expected. Want to know how to increase the response rate of your employee survey? You’ve come to the right place. Recently, Drive Researc

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  • Blog: What’s Causing the Pilot Shortage and How to Solve It

    What’s Causing the Pilot Shortage and How to Solve It

    It’s no secret that the current pilot shortage is affecting far more than just airlines. The shortage doesn't have any singular cause, but many contributing factors that come together to create the perfect storm. From retirement numbers to plane manufacturers, this is an issue with many moving parts. Below, we'll cover some of the top reasons why the shortage is happening, and how employee surveys can help. What’s Causing the Shortage? So, why is there a pilot shortage? While some fligh

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  • Blog: How to Boost Nurse Retention Rates: 5 Effective Strategies

    How to Boost Nurse Retention Rates: 5 Effective Strategies

    If you work at a healthcare facility and are concerned about nurse retention rates, you’re not alone. Recently, research found that a massive 1.1 million nurses were needed to fill the gap in the current nursing shortage. In a time where healthcare workers are stressed and overloaded with duties, medical facilities need to think of ways they can retain their nurses, and hopefully gain more. Below are five strategies to ensure your healthcare staff is happy. Strategy #1: Ask Questions If

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  • Blog: 5 Sure-Fire Ways to Prevent Employee Burnout

    5 Sure-Fire Ways to Prevent Employee Burnout

    If you’re reading this, it's likely because you're seeing some staff burnout happening at your workplace. Now, more than ever, employee burnout is spoken about on a regular basis. A recent statistic shows that a whopping 67% of employees think burnout has gotten worse since 2020. So, how to actually prevent employee burnout? Go straight to the source: your employees! They are the best data-driven strategy for determining how to improve workplace culture and seeing more long-term employment.

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