1. Number Of Questions: A pulsing survey is short. 1-2 questions short to be exact. They are intended to be quick and easy for employees to complete. By keeping the question count low it reduces the time burden on employees and keeps response rates high.
2. Simplicity of Questions: Don’t expect any crazy conditional branching. Pulsing surveys have really simple questions types: Yes/No, On a scale of 1-10, or open ends. With the intention of being easy to complete, the questions must be simple and straightforward.
3. Frequency Of Sends: Expect these surveys to be sent out every 1-2 weeks. While this may sound like a high frequency, remember that each survey contains very few, easy-to-answer questions. You’ll enjoy quick bursts of information that capture any evolving shifts in employee sentiment
4. The amount of data captured: With just 1-2 questions being asked, you can expect a limited amount of data. And, since the questions are very straightforward, the data is extremely easy to tabulate.
5. Ease of reviewing data: As you can probably guess, when you commit to simple questions and only send out a question or two at a time, it’s really easy to review the results. With a quick glance at a bar graph or pie chart, you can immediately see where your employees stand on particular subject.
At this point, you might be asking yourself, “Is this too good to be true?” Nope, it’s not. Pulsing surveys are designed to be easy for managers to use. We know you have a lot on your plate. We want your employee surveys to be the last thing you have to worry about.