A pulse survey in HR is a set of survey questions to employees of an organization periodically. This survey contains brief questions related to the job role, work environment, job satisfaction, happiness at work, new suggestions, and relationships with colleagues. Pulse survey helps in driving employee engagement and understanding their viewpoint regarding their job. An employee spends almost 40 per cent of his day at work hence it is crucial that he/she stays happy and satisfied. If the survey has necessary pointers that can upgrade the work environment overall, management can make modifications. This way employees feel valued and stay longer with the organization.
It is a quick and frequent survey system generally conducted once a week or every two weeks in most organizations. It provides quick insight into the health of the company.
Few benefits of pulse survey:
- Increased employee engagement
- Increased employee satisfaction
- Good response rate
- Real-time updates
- Improved productivity
- Internal diagnosis of company’s work environment