Employee Surveys

  • Blog: The Cost of Outsourcing an Employee Survey

    Cost of Outsourcing an Employee Survey: What Impacts Scope?

    When a company decides to measure employee engagement, one of the first things up for discussion is using a third party for employee surveys vs. conducting the study in-house. While there are many factors that assist a company in choosing in-house or outsourced market research, the cost of outsourcing an employee survey is normally the top determining factor. The cost of a full-service employee satisfaction survey ranges between $3,000 and $30,000. It is a large range because the price of a

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    How to Conduct Employee Pulse Surveys [+ Example Questions]

    Conducting employee pulse surveys is something to seriously consider practicing if your organization is not already. Assuming that everything is going well with your employees will jeopardize your business’ growth. And without surveying employees, how can you expect to develop a complete understanding of your business? What’s more, how can you understand your staff better to increase engagement? You can't! In this blog post, we’ll answer the following questions: What is an employee pulse?

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    Using a Third Party for Employee Surveys: Costs, Benefits, & Process

    Considering using a third-party employee survey company? This article guides you down the path of conducting an employee survey with an outside firm or in-house. The good news is you’re here! This means you already find value in or understand the need to conduct employee surveys.  Remember, happy employees = happy customers 🎉 Your next choice is deciding between hiring an employee survey company or conducting the staff survey in-house. This article answers everything you need to know fro

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  • Blog: Employee Opinion Surveys: How to Get the Feedback You Need

    Employee Opinion Surveys: How to Get the Feedback You Need

    Opinions. Everyone has them. Especially your employees. What do they think of management? How do they rate the company's culture? How do they feel about their workload? Unfortunately, the likelihood of employees organically coming forward with their opinions is slim. Recent studies have shown that 49% who have neglected to report something to HR cited fear of retaliation. The best way to mitigate this fear, while still gathering feedback is through employee opinion surveys. In this post

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    Reduce Employee Attrition with These 9 Strategies

    Employee attrition refers to staff members who leave a company. Retaining staff has become an ongoing issue in recent years, with more than 3.98 million workers quitting their jobs each month. In this blog post, Drive Research dives into what causes employee attrition, how to reduce employee turnover and absenteeism, and strategies to help. Article Contents 📝 Click the title below to navigate to a section you are most interested in or just continue reading. What causes poor employee attr

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  • Blog: Improve Employee Retention in Healthcare with 5 Strategies

    Improve Employee Retention in Healthcare with 5 Strategies

    Healthcare is one of the top ten industries with the highest quit rate among employees. In fact, from April 2022 to August 2022, the healthcare and social assistance industry saw monthly average quit levels of 520,800 with an average quit rate of 2.52% per month. In hopes of improving employee retention in healthcare, many HR professionals are looking for actionable strategies to engage and keep healthcare professionals satisfied. And for good reason. The process of onboarding new healthca

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    How to Increase Employee Retention for a Thriving Workplace

    To have a successful business, companies don’t just need loyal customers. More importantly, they need engaged and satisfied employees that are committed to the organization. From the employees’ perspective, many times this means finding the best employer who prioritizes their happiness and growth. From the employers’ perspective, this means increasing employee retention by delivering on their team's unique wants and needs. And with 87% of human resources leaders placing their employee reten

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  • Blog: What is Quiet Quitting? [& How You Can Prevent It]

    What is Quiet Quitting? [& How You Can Prevent It]

    Quiet quitting: you've likely heard the term, but can't entirely describe it or wrap your head around it. This popular phrase refers to employees losing the motivation to work, resulting in accomplishing the bare minimum at their jobs. So, as an employer or manager - how can you prevent it? In this post, Drive Research shares strategies companies should implement in 2023 to put passion and engagement back into the workplace. What is Quiet Quitting? In movies, we often see an exasperated

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  • 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, runn

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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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