How to create an employee opinion survey

A step-by-step guide on creating a survey to better understand and enhance diversity and inclusion levels in the workplace

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An employee opinion survey is a tool used by a wide range of organizations to measure the overall sentiment of their workforce.

This survey encompasses key topics, such as job satisfaction, work environment, company culture, management, and future job outlook.

It can include a mix of fields such as multiple-choice questions and open-ended responses, allowing employees to fully express their opinions in detail.

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Organizations often use employee engagement surveys to understand how their workforce feels about the company. Managers and supervisors use this form as a powerful feedback tool to find areas of improvement and implement changes accordingly.

It helps organizations identify strengths and areas for improvement to enhance employee morale and foster a positive work environment.

The feedback from this survey is valuable for management to improve workplace conditions and implement strategic planning with input from employees.

Let's start!

Step 1: Create your employee opinion survey from scratch

To get started, simply enter the new Formaloo 3.0 dashboard and click on 'Templates'.

Once you’ve found a survey template, you can open and customize the form. This will allow you to organize your data and form responses.

To make your survey from scratch click “New Formaloo”.

There, you have options to create your survey and forms.

Choose 'Form' or 'Survey', whether you want to create a form or a survey. FormLoo offers various options for creating different types of forms.

If you choose to create a survey, FormLoo will automatically generate a default survey with a results page and charts. You can customize this survey later.

Once the form or survey is created, you can click on 'Edit base' to open the default template.

Here, you can edit the questions, add new ones, or customize the design according to your preferences.

To customize your employee opinion survey, create questions with a variety of fields such as single-choice, long text, score 0-10, and many more.

Score field

Organizations often use the score field to easily measure how their employees feel about their experience in the company.

Questions such as “How likely are you to recommend our company as a great place to work?” are used by managers to gauge employee satisfaction.

Long text field

Long-text answers such as “Is there anything specific you would like to see [Company] do in the future to improve the employee experience?” are crucial for developing specific feedback and reducing bias within answers.

These answers provide deeper insights into areas for improvement and are often the most important for growth within the business.

Single choice field

This field can be used to ask questions such as “How often do you feel that your contributions are recognized and valued?” and “How often do you feel that tasks assigned to you help you grow professionally?” can be used to gather information on specific aspects of the company's culture.

Extra fields and questions you can use to add to your employee opinion survey

Work culture and team dynamics

Single choice field: How would you describe the work-life balance in our company?

Single choice field: How strong is the sense of trust and accountability among your team members?

Management and recognition:

Yes/No field: Do you feel that management is transparent in its decision-making?

Yes/No field: Do you feel that the company culture is inclusive and supportive?

Single choice field: How often do you receive constructive feedback on your performance?

Satisfaction and future outlook

Single choice or Score field: How likely do you see yourself working here in the next 2 years?

Single choice field: How satisfied are you with your current role and responsibilities?

Yes/No field: Do you believe the company is positioned for growth and success in the future?

Step 2: Create your Employee Opinion survey from scratch

With Formaloo, you are in full control of how your survey looks!

Customize the color scheme of your employee opinion survey by choosing colors that align with your brand, you can also choose between classic form or one question at a time for your survey!

Step 3: Publish and share the survey with your target audience

Once you have finished creating your survey, you can publish and share your survey by clicking the view button and copying the link at the top.

Now you can distribute the link to your employees through your preferred distribution channel!

Step 4: Get notified whenever employees respond

You can set up notifications to know whenever an employee responds to your survey. This can be valuable in addressing key employee concerns quickly and implementing changes to maximize productivity.

Additionally, you can utilize real-time feedback to directly respond to immediate employee problems and provide support for areas they are having issues with.

Once you’ve gathered some responses, your Formaloo app will automatically keep track of all the results!

There are also many ways you can showcase your data, whether it's in a table, chart, or kanban, Formaloo makes it easy to visualize your results.

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Collect data from your employees to see how engaged they are! Empower your organization with this employee engagement data collection survey template. Dive deep into your employees' experiences, gather valuable insights, and gain a comprehensive understanding of their engagement levels.

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