Trending seems to be the new buzz word. Today on Twitter, Mischief Managed, Mrs. Wesley, the British Open and Thanking God are all trending. In the world of work, Employee Engagement is definitely trending.
In a previous position, I managed a large department of 44 people. At one point I had recently promoted members of the team to supervisory positions. Wanting to measure the level of communication and presentation of clear objectives, I sent a survey to all team members soliciting their feedback. I was pleasantly surprised by the responses (which thankfully meant that I was clearly communicating with my new leadership team – whew).
If you haven’t solicited feedback from your staff in a while, here are 12 questions to spark a conversation. Right Management also has a white paper called How do you engage with, retain and motivate employees? But remember, these kind of questions can do more harm than good if you don’t take action on any deficiencies that might be uncovered.