Getting the most out of survey data

The most challenging and impactful part is ensuring the data is actionable
By Nick Sanchez
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 12/12/2016
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Employee surveys are a powerful tool to help in employee engagement efforts. In fact, 95 per cent of organizations defined as “engaged” use annual employee surveys, compared with 45 per cent in disengaged organizations, according to a 2016 survey conducted by Quantum Workplace.

Conducting an employee engagement survey isn’t as simple as sending around a survey link to the organization and encouraging participation. The most challenging and impactful part of the employee engagement survey is ensuring the data received is actionable. 

Here’s how to take a strategic approach to get the most from the survey results, in partnership with the leadership and employees at your company.