Employee Pulse Surveys

Use pulse surveys to measure frequently employee engagement levels in an ever-changing work environment.

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Employee Pulse Surveys Collect Real-Time Employee Engagement Survey Data You Can Act On Immediately

DecisionWise Employee Pulse surveys are built for organizations who would rather not wait a full year to see if employee engagement has changed. Not being able to respond immediately to employee engagement changes can put an organization at risk. CEO’s, senior executives and line managers need to know when there is a problem and how to respond in real-time. Our pulse surveys enable you to survey as often as makes sense for your organization –– quarterly or even monthly. Our built-in machine learning technology and online reporting tools help monitor engagement levels, alert you to concerns, and provide actionable recommendations. The pulse survey value proposition is simple: They allow organizations to benefit from quick, effective communication between employees and their organization.

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Employee Pulse Surveys Quickly Give You Insightful Employee Feedback with Powerful Automation

Our pulse surveys start by automating the easy part — the data collection. But more importantly, we also automate all the functionality you need:

  • Ask ALL the right employee engagement questions at the right time to guarantee a sufficiently rich set of data for meaningful analysis
  • Ensure that no one individual gets asked to respond too often or to a survey that is too long
  • Analyze employee engagement results in real time
  • Instantly alert all appropriate managers to relevant changes in scores from one survey to the next so actions can be taken before a small hiccup becomes a major issue
  • Immediately make results available to managers for action while feedback is fresh and timely
  • Make automatic recommendations of what can be done to improve employee engagement based on the specific results of each iteration of the survey

Employee Engagement Pulse Surveys Easily Gather Feedback Without Creating Survey Fatigue

Your employees can complete a pulse survey in five minutes or less. A quick survey is vital to having respondents willing to give feedback on a regular basis. DecisionWise I/O psychologists have engineered a statistically valid approach to create both simple surveys that are still statistically valid such that results are reliable. Survey respondents always receive a small, manageable set of survey questions. For variety, they should receive slightly different questions each time they complete a pulse survey.

Our Pulse Surveys Allow You to Better Understand Employee Feelings Using our Engagement MAGIC Questions

Our pulse surveys incorporate employee engagement themes into the reporting options. They can also be structure to follow the methodology outlined in our award-winning book ENGAGEMENT MAGIC: Five Keys to Unlock the Power of Employee Engagement. Gather powerful insights, including survey questions pertaining to Meaning, Autonomy, Growth, Impact, and Connection. A simple, yet effective model like ENGAGEMENT MAGIC allows you to not just understand how people are feeling, but to give them concrete recommendations they can take to improve their own engagement.

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Address Employee Engagement Problems Before They Escalate

Begin your data analysis as soon as a pulse surveys closes. Our software will instantly alert you when there has been a meaningful change in responses from one survey to the next. These alerts can come at either the organizational, departmental, or team level so you can immediately dive in and address minor employee engagement issues before they become significant.

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Capture Valuable Employee Responses With Open-Ended Questions

Capture qualitative input from open-ended survey questions use text analytics and natural language processing. Many employee survey systems leave open-ended questions out of their pulse surveys because it can be difficult to analyze the results before the next round of surveys is ready to be administered. Our software is designed to help you overcome these types of limitations by using robust language neural networks that have been trained using custom and standard machine learning algorithms.

Empower Leaders Using the DecisionWise Resource Library

Provide your managers access to the DecisionWise library of prescriptive actions for immediate guidance on topics that have been highlighted in the survey data. HR leaders appreciate this feature because they do not become a bottleneck in getting recommendations into the hands of those who can do the most with the data, as soon as possible. Managers love the recommendations on improving employee engagement because they can strike while the iron is hot and let their people see that they are being heard and listened to as part of the employee life cycle.

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Utilize our Consulting Expertise to Build a Communication Plan

Take advantage of our skilled DecisionWise I/O consulting team and project managers to build a communication plan so your people know the goals and purpose of your pulse surveys. It is particularly important when frequent employee surveys are being administered that your employees understand how and when the data is being used.

Let’s Talk

Let our twenty-plus years of employee engagement experience help you build a plan and take action. Reach out to DecisionWise to learn how your organization can best implement employee pulse surveys.