4Cs Blog: Happy Employees = Happy Customers
Why You Should Offer an Employee Morale Survey
As a business owner, you have a lot on your shoulders. You have to make sure that you follow all rules and regulations when it comes to the operation of your business. You also have to make sure that you keep your employees happy. Unhappy employees are not productive employees. When your employees are not happy with their jobs, they will leave just as soon as they get a chance. You want your employees to stay with your company as long as possible.
Employees that are happy are employees that care, and they will stay with your company. So, how do you find out if your employees are happy, and how do you keep them happy? The answer is with an employee morale survey. Here at Insightlink Communications, we specialize in creating morale surveys for companies to give to their employees. These surveys use a series of questions to find out how your workers feel about their jobs.
If they are unhappy, the survey will uncover the reasons why. If they are happy, the survey will find out what makes them happy. Once you know why they are unhappy or happy, you can start implementing changes to ensure that ALL of your employees feel the same – happy and satisfied with their jobs. Productivity will improve, and your bottom line will feel the effects. Contact us today to learn more about our morale surveys and find out how you can arrange to have your employees take one of our helpful, revealing surveys – your business depends on the happiness and satisfaction of your workers.Read full post
Reasons Why an Employee Satisfaction Survey Can Be Useful
There are many reasons why you should think about giving your employees an employee satisfaction survey.
First, you need to gauge their satisfaction with their jobs. Knowing the areas in which your employees are happy, as well as the areas that they feel need improvement, can help you make needed changes to the operation of your business.
Second, knowing which employees are completely happy with their jobs can give you a goal to reach for – you want ALL of your employees to eventually be completely satisfied with their jobs. Knowing how your workers honestly feel about their jobs provides you with valuable insight that you need.
Sure, you can simply ask your employees how they feel, but the chances of getting honest answers are slim. Employees are usually not comfortable telling their bosses if they are unhappy on the job. They are often afraid that showing dissatisfaction could cause them to lose a job that they need. So, they tend to keep their feelings to themselves. With a survey, you can find out the truth about their feelings. They can reveal their honest answers without worrying about possible repercussions. The relationship balance between an employer and an employee is a delicate one. You must approach any changes with care.
The first step to making needed the changes necessary to help your business succeed starts with knowing and understanding your employees.
Insightlink Communications can help you know and understand your employees through the use of our surveys. Contact us today to learn more about our surveys and the many benefits they offer.Read full post
Be the Right Kind of Boss with Employee Surveys
As a business owner, you understand that there is more to a successful business than just having a good product or service. Running a successful business means taking care of your employees. It means giving them a safe, comfortable working environment. It means paying them a fair wage and providing them with necessary benefits. Sometimes, even the employer with the best of intentions can fail to give employees what they need to keep them happy on the job.
Happy employees are productive employees. The question is, how can you find out whether you have happy employees or not? The answer lies in employee surveys. The surveys offered by Insightlink Communications are designed specifically to determine the satisfaction of employees.
Through the use of carefully-worded questions, our surveys can help you find out the areas of improvement that your employees long to see. Understanding how your employees feel about their jobs and what their reasoning is can go a long way. You can be the boss that truly cares about your workers, the boss that wants to give employees what they need, rather than always being focused on your own needs. When you become the caring boss, your employees will start to care about you. They will care about your success and your business. They will work harder because they care.
To find out if your employees are satisfied with their jobs, contact us today to learn more about our surveys. With the truth staring you right in the eye, you will finally be able to become the kind of boss people want to work with on a daily basis.Read full post
Find Problem Areas with Employee Satisfaction Survey Report
The satisfaction of your employees is a crucial element to the overall success of your business.
It is simple to understand – the employees do the majority of the work at your business. If they are not satisfied with their jobs, they are not going to work nearly as hard as you want them to work. Productivity will decrease, profits will decrease, and eventually, your business may have to close its doors. As a business owner, you have to make sure your employees are satisfied and happy with their jobs. If they are not satisfied and happy, you have to figure out why and determine what, if anything, you can do to boost their morale.
An employee satisfaction survey report is a great starting point for determining problem areas and possible fixes. Through a survey, your employees can share their thoughts and feelings about their jobs, the company and its operations. They can share the good, the bad – and the ugly.Read full post
Do You Have Engaged or Disengaged Employees?
Have you ever thought about how engaged your employees are with your company and with each other? Do you know that their engagement or lack of it is an important factor in your overall success?
Disengaged employees are employees that care very little about their jobs, their coworkers, and the company. They are not likely to go above and beyond in order to help the business succeed. These kinds of employees are only working the job until something better comes along – they have no real loyalty to your business, because they just do not care about it. In an ideal situation, each one of your employees would be engaged with each other and the business. Each employee would care about the overall success of your business and would have plans to stay with the company for many years.Read full post
Gain Valuable Insight and Answers with an Employee Satisfaction Survey Report
An employee satisfaction survey report is one of the easiest ways you can gain insight into the minds of your employees. Think of the report as a book written by your employees about their job satisfaction or lack of satisfaction. With honest insight into the minds of your workers, you can easily find areas where you may need to make improvements. Even the best of bosses -- even the ones that feel they do everything possible to keep their employees happy -- can benefit from satisfaction surveys.
The fact is that no matter how good of a job you think you are doing, there is almost always room for improvement; and a survey is the best way to find out which areas need improvement. Here at Insightlink Communications, satisfaction surveys are one of our specialties. We understand how important it is to keep your workers happy on the job. That is why we take special care in the preparation of our survey questions, because we want to reveal the truth for you.
As the saying goes, “the truth will set you free,” – and it will, especially in the area of job satisfaction. Satisfied workers are hard workers – they care about the future of the company. Those are the kinds of people you want working for you. Find out today whether or not your employees are truly satisfied with their jobs – and if not, find out what you can do to make them happy again.Read full post
An Employee Satisfaction Survey Bridges Distance
When you operate a small business, it is fairly easy to find out if your employees are satisfied. With only a handful of employees, everyone is practically like family. Everyone feels close enough and comfortable enough to be honest about their feelings.
When you operate a large business, with hundreds of employees, it is much easier to lose that feeling of family and lose touch with your employees. That is where an employee satisfaction survey can help bridge the distance. Surveys offer employees easy, anonymous ways of letting upper-management know how they feel about their job situations. If workers are unhappy, a survey gives them a way to tell you they are unhappy.
If they are completely satisfied, a survey gives them a way to let you know why they are happy. Here at Insightlink Communications, we are the survey specialists you need to uncover how your employees feel about your current operations. Our surveys utilize a series of questions that will reveal the truth about the feelings of your employees. If they are unhappy, the surveys will let you know why – then, you can start making any necessary changes to bring your employee morale back up again.
If your employees are happy, the survey will tell you why, so you will know which aspects require no changes at all. After all, if something is not broken, why fix it?Read full post
A Better Motivator Than Money
What Is the Secret to Employee Motivation?
A recent study by the McKinsey Group highlights what we've been saying for years. When it comes to motivating employees, financial incentives are not the most effective tool. In survey after survey, we've found that regular recognition and appreciation matters most to employees.
Why is it then that so many organizations fail at this relatively easy (and pretty much free) strategy for motivating and engaging their workforce? It all comes down to ineffective managers who misplace their focus on what means most to employees.Read full post
Why You Should Offer an Employee Morale Survey
Have you ever offered an employee morale survey at your business? If not, you may not realize the value of these kinds of surveys. The morale of your workers will reflect in their productivity – if they are not happy, they are not going to be as productive. That is where a survey can help you. Through a survey, you can find out exactly how your workers are feeling about your business. If they are unhappy, you can find out why, making it easier for you to make necessary changes.
If they are perfectly happy with their jobs, you can find out why, to ensure that you keep them happy. Knowing how your workers feel about your business operations, as well as their personal jobs, is the best way to stay on track for success. You want your workers to feel proud of their jobs. You want them to take pride in the tasks they perform. When your employees are proud, they work harder. They want to see your business succeed because they care about it.
If your workers could not care less about their jobs or your business, they are only going to do the bare minimum required – and that is not going to help your business succeed. If you are ready to find out how your workers feel about their jobs, as well as their boss (YOU), it is time to give them a morale survey. You need to uncover the truth in order to make any needed changes – and Insightlink Communications is here to help you uncover that truth.Read full post
How to Avoid Disengaged Employees
Have Your Employees Lost Their Drive?
If you have recently noticed that your employees seem to be less interested in their jobs, it may be time to take a survey of your employees. The wants and needs of employees can change over time. If too many become disengaged, those feelings can lead to lower productivity. In addition, these employees often don't hide their feelings, so that can negatively impact the morale of those around them. When your employees are no longer happy with their jobs and their duties, they often either leave or, even worse, become "quit and stay" employees. This can be extremely detrimental to the success of your organization.Read full post
AboutInsightlink Communications are experts in employee survey design, data collection and analysis. Since 2001 we've helped companies of all sizes measure and improve their employee satisfaction and engagement.
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