For employee satisfaction surveys or employee engagement surveys, the best place to start is with a statistically validated and benchmarked employee survey template. These types of employee surveys require a certain level of statistical rigor and structure in order to ensure that the results are meaningful.
For other types of more casual employee surveys, a less formal approach is often OK. The suggestions below are designed for general employee surveys, but they can be applied to other types of surveys as well. If you follow these basic guidelines, your survey will be more likely to yield useful results.
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