Part 2: How to Recruit 3 Types of Survey Support

In Part 1 of this two-part blog series, we discussed the importance of recruiting the support necessary for your survey programs to succeed. The first part focused on recruiting executive buy-in and a project owner. The final type of support you need is from your survey respondents. Here is how you get it: Recruiting Respondents:


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Making the Most of Your Training Initiatives

Employee learning (training and development) initiatives are no small piece of the pie when it comes to organization’s budgets. According to ATD’s 2013 States of the Industry report, organizations spent $164.2 billion on employee learning in 2012. Of this, 61% was spent internally. Training and development initiatives differ from company to company, but the reason


5 Types of Employee Surveys You May Not Know About

When you think about employee surveys most times you think about conducting surveys to understand employee satisfaction and engagement. However, there are many other types of employee surveys that you could be conducting to get a better understanding of all aspects of the employee lifecycle. These 5 types of surveys will give you a well-rounded


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How to Select the Right Event Management Technology (Part 3)

If you’ve ever been in the market for a new technology, you know how many options there are. It can make your head spin. What do you need to look for? Which one will be the best fit? How do you know? In the first and second parts of our series, we’ve been discussing the


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Be Thankful for Feedback: Good, Bad, and Indifferent

The ebbs and flows of sales in the retail world, specifically during the holidays, can keep a lot of store owners up all night. What worked once in the past might be a disaster today. This goes for both large chains, and small businesses. Recently, we’ve seen many large retailers make big moves: testing out


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Tips for Measuring Frequency of Usage in Surveys

There are two ways to get to the question of frequency of use. The first is to analyze your transactional data and create a suitable measure, such as the average number of visits in the last week, month, year etc. This provides a reliable benchmark, but it does not allow you assess the attitudes behind


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Online Survey Best Practices: Please Select all that Apply

Multiple select question types is one of the most commonly used items in survey questionnaires. But like any question type, there are several online survey best practices that go along with the multiple select (or Select all that apply) question type. Always include a None option as an exclusive choice Take the example survey question


Survey Response Design: Mutually Exclusive & Collectively Exhaustive Categories

At minimum, two specific characteristics define a good list of response options for survey questions.  First, the categories (response options) must be mutually exclusive, which means they do not overlap with one another.  Second, survey response options must be collectively exhaustive, meaning they provide all possible options that could comprise a response list.  Let’s take


15 Key Questions for B2B Market Research Surveys

If you’re marketing products or services in the business-to-business (B2B) space, you’ll want to read today’s blog post. It will show you questions you can ask potential customers to determine if your business idea is viable. Since every business is different, some of these questions may not be relevant. However, they provide a jumping point for