Employee Surveys

  • 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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  • Blog: How (and Why) Organizations Should Improve Employee Wellbeing

    How (and Why) Organizations Should Improve Employee Wellbeing

    To improve employee wellbeing, you really have to know what makes staff tick–both in positive and negative ways. Staff burnout and lack of engagement are (unfortunately) commonplace now more than ever. For instance, recent research shows that 75% of employees have dealt with burnout at some point – with 40% of them stating it’s gotten worse since COVID-19. It takes dedicated employers to reverse these issues. The good news? It’s totally possible. To improve employee health and wellbeing, y

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  • Blog: How to Conduct an Annual Employee Survey

    How to Conduct an Annual Employee Survey

    With so many changes to the workforce throughout the past few years, conducting an annual employee survey is becoming increasingly important. Challenges among the current workforce stem from retention, engagement/dealing with change, and compensation. However, surveying employees will give your organization a better understanding of your unique challenges and areas for improvement. And we’re not the only ones recommending this approach to increasing employee retention. For instance, Gallup’

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  • Blog: 5 Important Steps to Reduce Employee Turnover in Staffing

    5 Important Steps to Reduce Employee Turnover in Staffing

    Let’s admit it: this is a fear many companies are facing right now, not just staffing agencies. Each year, businesses will see roughly 18% of workplace turnover. Don’t worry, we’re not trying to stress you out–there are ways to combat this workplace issue. However, in order to reduce employee turnover in staffing, you have to know why your staff is leaving. While this isn’t the only way to boost staff retention, running employee surveys can uncover contributors to them leaving your business

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  • blog: Why Employees Look for a New Job (And How to Prevent It)

    Why Employees Look for a New Job (And How to Prevent It)

    For employers, seeing a rise in employee resignations and 2-week notices can cause nerves to flare. Unfortunately, there are many reasons why employees look for a new job–especially in today’s period of ‘The Great Resignation.’ In fact, up to 47.8 million employees quit their current jobs in 2021 (yikes), according to recent research. Of course, it’s impossible to pinpoint each and every reason employees quit their jobs. However, there are common themes that repeatedly resurface when our ma

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  • 15 Low-Cost Options for Surveying Employees

    15 Low-Cost Options for Surveying Employees 

    Employee satisfaction levels are at the core of any business. When employees are unhappy or happy, it’s easily seen in the success of your company. A number of factors can contribute to workplace culture and long-term employment, which is why you need to be using employee surveys to find out what they are. Maybe your employees think your company’s culture is flawed, or maybe they love it. Maybe they feel overworked or maybe they love the flexibility of their job. For instance, a recent sur

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