Webinar Q & A: The Value of Employee Engagement on Customer Metrics

On Thursday, we sponsored an eWorkshop about the value of employee engagement on customer metrics with Demand Metric. We had great quetsions come in that we unfortunately did not have enough time to get to, but have answered below! If you missed the eWorkshop or would like to watch it again, the...read more

Perceptions Are Not Always Reality in the Classroom

This week I read a few discussion boards that were discussing the differences between observations and perceptions and it got me thinking about how these two ideas apply in the classroom.  As a trainer, you are often asked to provide assessments(your perceptions) of staff’s ability to do perform. ...read more

Best Practices for 360 Peer Reviews

Performance reviews are no fun. Whether they’re annual reviews with a manager or 360 peer reviews, they’re unwelcome aspects of any job. Although 360 reviews seem like they would be the perfect complements to standard annual reviews, they have the potential to wreak havoc on morale, productivity and...read more

The Most Dreaded Annual Event in the Work World

What is it about annual job performance appraisals that makes employees and managers alike dread them more than a visit to the dentist? According to a post on the New York Times' Well blog, one reason annual performance appraisals are dreaded, especially by employees, is because they're too...read more

The Workplace Question: How to Evaluate Staff Performance

For many managers and owners, figuring out how to evaluate staff performance can be a very challenging task. Depending on the size of the business and how closely workers interact with their managers on a daily basis, staff evaluations can make for an uncomfortable work environment. However, if...read more

Measuring Employee Performance

In an earlier post, we discussed the value of finding employee evaluation software to make performance reviews more comfortable for both parties. While a manager's unbiased thoughts are the center of employee reviews, there is another very strong opinion that can contribute to this conversation: the...read more

Benefits of Lead Scoring Surveys

There are dozens of reasons someone should pick an survey software solution with the ability to score survey responses: training evaluations, work performance assessment forms, customer satisfaction surveys, etc. Many organizations use surveys to generate leads surveys. If you are using surveys as a...read more

Are Forward-to-a-Friend Referrals a Gimmick?

People argue about the value of a Viral Forward-to-a-Friend feature many email marketing and email survey tools have. Take this DMNews article. One of the email experts think forward-to-a-friend is a gimmick for email marketing tools to say they're viral. On the other side of the fence is the...read more

The Best of... Top 10 Survey Best Practices & Survey Pitfalls

A year ago, the Cvent Web Surveys Blog posted it's first post. Over the past year, we've shared many survey best practices with you that can be applied to online surveys and paper questionnaires alike. Here's a list of some of our most popular posts: • Tips For Providing Survey Incentives: We get...read more
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