Top 25 CEOs

The Huffington Post recently featured a list of the top nine tech CEOs as ranked by employees. With ratings ranging between 80% and an impressive 97%, over 280,000 employees told how they felt about the way their CEO was leading the organization to come up with this top nine. Here are some...read more

5 Best Practices for Designing Mobile Surveys

When online surveys came on the scene for the first time in 1999, there was initial hesitation. Was online really going to replace phone and mail surveys? As online has become the norm over the last decade, we've learned there's still a place for multi-mode feedback collection. In fact, with social...read more

Are Market Researchers a Satisfied Lot?

There are times when it doesn’t pay to be a marketing researcher. For me, those times usually manifest during salary study season. The curse of conducting salary studies is also what drives most participants to respond. We as professionals have an innate desire to know where we stand relative to our...read more

How to Test New Knowledge After Training

This morning, Cynthia posted about the importance of conducting post-training surveys for new employees. While training "satisfaction" surveys are certainly a good idea six months after training to evaluate the impact and success of your organization's training programs. Surveys have other...read more

Thoughts on Building a House Panel

Many complaints have been raised about the quality of online panels, and rightfully so. We have all heard about panelists speeding through surveys or providing false answers. To their credit, the major online panel providers are working to mitigate the impact of these issues and ensure they can...read more

Using Surveys to Drive Recruitment Strategies

As you may now realize my background is heavy in market research, so why post on recruitment strategies? First, I believe that all problems can be framed in the context of marketing. Second, I am a fan of demographic surveys, and our country is undergoing demographic shifts that will have impacts...read more

Better Body Language Can Get You the Job You Want

Although the economy is getting better, there are still thousands of people unemployed. It's an employers market and they can afford to be as selective as they want. The latest deal breaker for some is poor body language. CareerBuilder conducted a survey recently in which they asked over 2,500 ...read more

Building Surveys with Logic: Two Questions to Ask First

Cvent offers a smorgasbord of survey question logics within the online survey platform. From Advanced to Pipe, from Link to Branch, survey builders can really ensure that only relevant questions appear to each of their respondents. And, let’s be honest, who doesn’t like answering questions about...read more

Ode to Dad: Father's Day Survey Says Dads are Stressed

With Father's Day having just passed, I thought it would be appropriate to give a nod to Dad. In a recent survey, it seems as if Dads across America are stressed due to the tough economic conditions. Ten percent of fathers in the survey reported that their spouses have lost their jobs in the last...read more

Filtering Survey Respondent Information - Advanced Contact Management

In an earlier post, we discussed the importance of choosing a web based survey provider that offers strong contact management capabilities. To continue this discussion, we'll look at advanced filtering and how it can help strengthen and simplify how you create and distribute surveys.Narrowing Your...read more
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