How Online Employee Surveys Can Improve Communication And Raise Morale In An Organization

Why should employers use online employee surveys and how can they gauge the temperature of their companies? In the age of the internet and remote work opportunities, the question of employee loyalty to organizations of any size needs to be addressed by employers. Employees are more likely to leave such businesses and move on to other opportunities they now can easily access on the web and through social media sites like LinkedIn.

Online Employee Surveys Can Help

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Online Employee Surveys

To avoid such loss and improve company morale, online surveys can help achieve this goal. Pontrelli, Timour & Associates has learned through experience that online surveys can help reveal a level of employee dissatisfaction that is hidden beneath a surface layer of pleasantries and the desire to not rock the boat. By understanding the true concerns of employees before they become problems and being able to address them in advance, true employee loyalty that supports the long-term interests of a business can be fostered.

3 Benefits Of Utilizing Online Employee Surveys:

1) Surveys Provide Concrete, Actionable Data

On account of their anonymity, surveys provide data that can be used to take concrete actions that foster employee loyalty. If a company is unsure of how employees are relating to new benefits program options, an online survey can provide the information and feelings that employees are not willing to reveal in person. By surveying all of the employees in a business, data can be achieved that reveals the true temperature of a company.

2) Communication Is Streamlined
Online employee surveys provides a level of communication that is much more effective and streamlined than tradition methods of employer-employee interactions. In the past, problems in the office tended to be conveyed via second-hand information and long after the issues should have been addressed. After utilizing surveys, however, problems are revealed first-hand. By speaking their minds a professional and respectful manner, even when the survey is anonymous, employees can help improve office administration and the overall protocols of behavior.

3) The Cost Is Really Low
As opposed to trying to access employee feedback at the end of a performance review, online surveys, both anonymous and otherwise, help generate a much deeper level of honesty. By receiving feedback without the fear of reprisal, once again the true temperature of a business can be properly gauged. In addition, when offered both multiple choice and written methods of response, employees find a comfort zone to communicate what needs to be heard by an employer.

Online Employee Surveys Are Effective

When implemented properly, PT Benefits has seen that online employee surveys can help establish a positive workplace that helps to foster a more productive and profitable business. By boosting morale, long-term employee loyalty becomes a more likely prognosis. In light of healthcare reform and the job security concerns of employees in small to mid-sized businesses, online employee surveys can reveal problems before they arise.

If you would like to learn more about online employee services and how PT Benefits can serve you as experienced insurance brokers, please call at 626-795-4138 for help.

Chris Pontrelli

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Principal at Pontrelli, Timour & Associates, Inc.

A California native of Pasadena, Chris Pontrelli received his Health & Insurance License from the California Department of Insurance in 1993. After working at Banker’s Trust in their 401k administration division, Chris Pontrelli set-up a desk in his father’s insurance office and built his group insurance business from the ground up. Chris Pontrelli teamed-up with childhood friend Raphy Timour to form Pontrelli, Timour & Associates, Inc. in 2003.

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