Staff Employee Surveys

Today so many staff grew up with the internet. They have Facebook and Twitter, access to Glassdoor, social media and mobile phones. They are used to giving feedback with a single swipe of the thumb. As a result, the annual, long staff survey is irritating and anachronistic to most staff. Employees want to give feedback in a relevant and timely way. They want it to be a quick process, they want it to be listened to, and more than anything, they want it to be easy. At the same time, access to regular staff feedback makes mangers more accountable and effective.

In this section, you’ll find some of the latest reading, research and insight into the way staff surveys are changing and how to adapt yours (or bring in whole new methods) to ensure you’re hearing from your employees. If you listen to them regularly, you’ll give yourself the best opportunity to keep morale and retention as high as possible.

The Art of Statistics David Spiegelhalter book review
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The Art of Statistics: Book Review

I first became aware of Sir David Spiegelhalter after seeing him being interviewed on the BBC about the statistics behind the pandemic. His clarity around the numbers and the compelling way he spoke about the data resonated with me and I…
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How TOOTRiS Uses Customer Feedback as a Springboard Into Deeper Customer Engagement

Everybody loses when parents can’t get access to good childcare for their kids. Young children miss out on crucial early years education while parents – women especially – are compelled to withdraw from the workforce; diminishing their…
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Reporting Ribbon launch 🎀

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7 ways to engage with the ‘new normal’ customer

It wasn’t so long ago when you had never before uttered the words “social distancing” and polite opinion considered the wearing of face masks in public somewhat eccentric. You don’t need me to tell you how much the world has changed. What’s…
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What’s New So Far in 2020? Customer Thermometer Updates and Features

Now, more than ever, our customers are relying on us to provide insight into how customers and staff are feeling from a distance. So, we decided to give the lockdown pizza and Netflix a swerve, and instead we've been working incredibly hard…
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Back to work COVID-19 surveys and feedback: 6 templates

As many countries start to ease their initial lockdowns in the face of the Coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic, companies and employees face the thorny challenge of how to go back to work safely. The Financial Times wrote earlier this week that…
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The Culture Code: Book Review

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Managing customer experience: from crisis to recovery

In a single week in March, everyone had to learn to survive in a completely new way. “Ten years of change in one week” was how the New York Times characterised the way the Coronavirus pandemic has swept through society. Wherever you find…
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Black Swan: Book Review

In a matter of weeks, Covid-19 has gone from a distant piece of news, to a massive global shock. It's been called a true "Black Swan" event. The term Black Swan was coined by Nassim Nicholas Taleb in his 2007 bestseller: “Black Swan: The…
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Competing Against Luck: Book Review

I'm writing this book review from lockdown during the COVID-19 crisis. While so much is changing, it's important to remember that in every disaster there is both risk and opportunity. One thing that's definitely true right now is that customer…
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Best Practice for Service Desks Infographic

We love hearing from our Service Desk customers about the amazing response rates they get using Customer Thermometer surveys, but what's also inspiring are the best practice strategies to maximize effectiveness. Thorough customer feedback contributes…