lab notes ... the Surveylab blog

Thoughts on what we've seen or been up to. Could be useful.

July 9, 2024

What’s it really like to work ‘here’? Part 2

(Photo by Museums Victoria on Unsplash) I love my work. Hmmmn, ok maybe not always. I should qualify – sometimes, I love my work. One of the activities that count towards enjoying my work is getting to work with different clients and figuring out what’s going on there. It is […]
October 26, 2023

Another staff survey! Why will it be any different this time?

What happens when you need insight and feedback from staff but your organisation’s track record with staff surveys has not exactly been a success? For some, the disappointment was a poor response rate. For others, the results simply weren’t what they hoped for. Probably, nothing happened. Whatever the reason, for […]
October 12, 2023

Benchmarking employee surveys: average, better than or worse?

Benchmarking the results of your employee survey helps you get a feel for where the organisation is. And yet too often it leads to inaction. In the worst case, results are justified or explained away, instead of action being taken to improve things.