Employee Engagement Survey

SurveyMonkey Collaborates with the Society for Human Resource Management Foundation to Help Organizations Improve Employee Engagement and Satisfaction

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Employee engagement is an important driver of organizational success. When employees are engaged with their work, they’re more fulfilled, more productive and more motivated to create satisfied and loyal customers. Measuring engagement can appear to be a daunting process, but SurveyMonkey has partnered with the Society of Human Resource Management Foundation (SHRMF) to create a fast and easy way to assess employee engagement, identify successes, and determine where there’s room for improvement.

You can also learn more about how to develop an employee engagement strategy using the SHRM Foundation’s executive briefing.

Use the SHRM Engagement Template

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Ask the Right Questions

For over a decade, thousands of organizations have used SurveyMonkey to listen to their employees. But many of these surveys aren’t asking the right questions to properly assess employee engagement and satisfaction. With the expertise of SHRMF, we’ve worked together to identify these necessary questions and created a survey to address these issues: the Employee Engagement Survey.

Research suggests that it’s critical to assess employees’ opinions of their own engagement, as well as their perceptions of colleagues’ behaviors. Furthermore it’s important to assess the conditions of engagement to diagnose areas for improvement. This survey comprehensively addresses these key areas through a series of scales:

Conditions for engagement:

See the full survey template here.

What makes this survey different?

The survey was adapted from a large body of preexisting work including: SHRM’s People InSight Survey, Macey and Schneider’s work engagement theory, a thorough review of literature and related empirical research, and input from experts on employee relations. Survey items were developed based on a psychometric review drawing from a random sample of 5,000 employees from SHRM’s normative database. In addition, a subject matter expert (SME) workshop created a parallel set of items to measure employee engagement and conditions affecting engagement.

Learn more about the question creation process here.

Who should use this survey?

Any organization – large, small, public, private, for-profit, or non-profit – that wants to assess and improve employee engagement. These survey creators include HR professionals, partners, supervisors, specialists, consultants and administrators.

Examples of what will the survey’s results provide?

Valuable, timely feedback that will help:

  • Identify areas of improvement and design interventions
  • Assess the impact of initiatives to see if they are actually working
  • Monitor problem areas
  • Compare results over time and across departments, locations and levels

How to use the survey?

We’ve designed the survey to provide flexibility in meeting your organization’s needs. Use the full survey or specific scales. Add any other questions that might help you gain insights from your employees that are unique to your organization. Get feedback by sending your survey in a variety of formats. Use our Facebook app, access a survey link (for Twitter and websites), or create an email. Once your insights are in, enjoy real-time results and powerful analytics like multiple custom reports, filtered and cross-tabbed responses, text analysis and downloadable charts. It’s free to sign up and easy to get started. Get actionable insights today.

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Have More Questions?

If you are interested in using the survey but have further questions, please get in touch with us.

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