18 strategies for high employee survey response rates

Employee surveys can be powerful in gaining new insights and thereby driving positive change within an organization. A high response rate to these surveys is crucial here. But how can we get employees excited about participating in these surveys? This article lists several strategies for increasing response rates to employee surveys!

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The importance of a European eNPS measurement

To what extent are employees within your organization positive about being an employer? This is easy to test with the eNPS (employee Net Promoter Score). At the same time, the scores of Europeans are systematically lower than those of Americans. From this you can deduce that European organizations have less enthusiastic employees than in the US. In this article, we therefore explain what the European eNPS means and why it is useful to take it into account.

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The undeniable value of integrity in organizations

Having an attitude of integrity is crucial in business, and this importance is now further underscored by the growing popularity of artificial intelligence (AI). While AI offers efficient and effective operations to businesses, this development also brings ethical issues to the fore. Companies recognize that integrity is important to a company's long-term success and reputation. Why is this the case?

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Workplace happiness increases productivity and turnover

I'm sure you've heard that job satisfaction increases productivity. However, until recently this was not at all clear-cut. Numerous studies showed that happiness and productivity often went hand in hand, but not which of the two was the cause and which was the result. Does a feeling of happiness make people work harder? Or does it make employees who work harder happier?

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Are we getting more productive from working from home?

One may have been doing it for years, the other is forced by the prevailing coronavirus. The fact remains that we will be working massively at home in the coming period. But what does that do to our productivity? Do we get more done because we can concentrate better at home than in the busy office garden? Or can't we withstand the distractions that lurk at home and walk away from them? We looked into it through scientific research, and put the positive and negative effects of working from home among each other.

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Five trends in the field of Employee Experience in 2020

It's January again: the perfect time to take stock for 2019 and look ahead to 2020. Also in the field of work experience. If we look back over the past year, we see that great strides have been made in understanding Employee Experience (EX). This year's research on job satisfaction has taught us that factors such as culture and engagement are increasingly influencing job experiences.1. These elements are therefore considered increasingly important when looking for a job, and determine to a large extent how long an employee remains with an organization. 

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First results of outflow research: 4 out of 5 wants to (continue to) work in the health care sector in the future

Of the client-related healthcare professionals who leave their organisation, more than eighty percent want to (continue to) work in the sector in the future. This is shown by the first figures of the national outflow survey in cooperation with RegionPlus. As the main reason for choosing another job, they say they are ready for a new step. Almost three-quarters of the staff who left the company continue to work in the Care and Welfare sector.

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Burn-out and bore-out: What can you do as an employer to prevent it?

We all know the phenomenon Burn-out. Last year, 1 in 6 Dutch people suffered from burn-out. symptoms such as chronic stress, persistent fatigue and even downturn1. The most common reason for A burn-out is a structurally too high workload. However, there are also employees who don't experience a high workload at all and are even bored, but are still in the above phenomena. How is that possible?

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Is implicit research the future?

We humans don't always do what we say. And we don't always say what we do. This is not due to unwillingness, but can logically be explained by means of psychology. An overwhelming 95% of the choices we make each day take place in our subconscious.1. If we consciously processed all this information, it would take so much of us that we would be completely burned out by noon. A smart solution for our brains! There's only one problem. As a result, in some cases our behaviour can be better predicted on the basis of the subconscious than on the basis of questionnaires.2.

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