10 Questions to Consider for Your Next Employee Engagement Survey

In this article, I will discuss a number of concerns and how to cope with them while creating your own survey protocol. I will use an employee engagement survey as the example although the methods detailed below are generalizable to any type of survey. Here are 10 questions to consider for your next employee engagement survey: Read more

David Mason

Posted on March 3, 2015 by

Infographic: Where do you land on the Employee Engagement Spectrum?

Employee engagement isn’t binary. It’s a continuum, a SPECTRUM! There are many levels, and they change over time. In our employee engagement surveys, we break down the results into four categories. See this infographic to learn more about the four categories on the employee engagement spectrum. Where do you land on the Employee Engagement Spectrum? […] Read more

Seth Ollerton

Posted on February 16, 2015 by

Is the Level of Employee Engagement Really that Bad?

Do you really think that over three-quarters of your workforce could care less about what happens at work? Read more

Posted on January 16, 2015 by

Are You Using Enough Questions on Your Employee Engagement Survey?

There is a lot of debate over the number of questions to use on an employee engagement survey. But what is the right amount of questions to use for your organization? Read more

Posted on January 14, 2015 by

Using Anchor Questions to Measure Employee Engagement

Measuring employee engagement is tricky. After all, how do you get people to tell you how engaged they are in their work when they might not even understand the concept very well? Determining what engagement means involves different psychological constructs that describe a person’s emotional state at a moment in time. When conducting an organization-wide […] Read more

Posted on December 17, 2014 by

Using Employee Engagement as a Competitive Advantage in the Trucking Industry

Creating connection involves building trust with employees and showing that the company cares about their success and well-being. In a very competitive trucking industry, Pride Transport builds connection and employee engagement by being authentic and treating their drivers as keys to their success. Read more

Posted on October 23, 2014 by

5 Reasons Not to Use Mean Scores When Interpreting Employee Engagement Survey Results

We are often approached by organizations that have completed an employee engagement survey and are having a difficult time interpreting the data. While there are many possible reasons for this (the most common being a poorly designed survey), it’s not uncommon to spot a quick red flag in their analysis of survey results—using mean (average) […] Read more

David Long

Posted on July 21, 2014 by

SpongeBob SquarePants? A Model of Employee Engagement?

Really? SpongeBob as a model of employee engagement? What is it about SpongeBob and his job that makes him so engaged in his work? Let’s look at three reasons SpongeBob is a model of employee engagement. Read more

Posted on July 18, 2014 by

3 Reasons Not to Use Importance Ratings on Employee Engagement Surveys

Wouldn’t it be nice to know how much employees agree with an employee survey question AND how important it is to them? From our research, there are three primary reasons we don’t recommend using importance ratings in conjunction with employee engagement surveys. Read more

Posted on July 9, 2014 by

When Employee Engagement Doesn’t Make it to the End of the Row

We all love a good story—so much that when there isn’t one, we’ll create it. A number of years ago, I was working with an organization that, like most organizations at some point, was going through some cost-cutting exercises. While this company was far from bankruptcy, budgets needed to be tightened in order to meet […] Read more

Posted on May 29, 2014 by