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HR Forms Simplified (4): Post-Interview Evaluation

As an interview wraps up, you might be seeing the light at the end of the tunnel — but is it the possibility of finally hiring the perfect candidate, or is it a train? A Post-Interview Evaluation Form is the perfect piece to complete the hiring puzzle. Fine-tuned to match your requirements, a good form can help you: Focus questions…

Salesforce Integration Automates Success

SoGoSurvey integrates with many other work productivity tools to allow you to do more with less. One such integration is with Salesforce. SoGoSurvey’s integration with Salesforce joins the world’s largest CRM provider with the world’s highest rated survey software to work together for you. The integration is native, meaning a simple plug-n-play interface allows you to connect with Salesforce from…

HR Forms Simplified (3): Candidate Quiz

So, you’re mid-way through the hiring process — and this series! — and lots of great candidates have submitted your application form and been reviewed through your screening form… What’s next? Getting down to details with a candidate quiz!   The Candidate Quiz The entire goal of the hiring process is to fill a position with the most qualified candidate.…

HR Forms Simplified (2): Screening Form

If you made it through part one of this series, your application form is up and running! What’s next? Panning for gold with a screening form! The screening process helps recruiters and other HR professionals to quickly review the incoming stream of candidates and identify those who could be a good fit. While it might be too soon to tell…

Time Off: Finding the Balance

Well, it’s been one month since we returned to work from winter break and last night my husband said to me, “After President’s Day in February, our next day off isn’t until Memorial Day in May, right?!” You should have seen the look on his face when I confirmed his suspicion. What is it about vacation and time off that…

How A Matrix Grid Can Boost Response Rates

In my last blog, Survey Language 101: Say What You Mean, I recommended breaking down complex ideas into several questions and introduced the Matrix Grid as a good option to accomplish this. Let’s dive in a little deeper and explore some more advanced options that will help you further simplify your survey.

5 Insightful Questions for Evaluating Employee Performance and Why You Should Include Them

A few years ago, the Dilbert comic strip, known for its satirical office humor about a white-collar, micromanaged office, portrayed employee performance reviews with this clever dialogue: Boss: Would you like some feedback on your performance? Dilbert: No. Boss: You’re supposed to appreciate feedback because it makes you feel valued. Dilbert: How does listening to you belittle me about things…

How 360-Degree Feedback Can Benefit Your Organization

Many companies avoid 360-degree employee evaluation because of its complexity. There’s a lot of misunderstanding about 360-degree feedback, which is unfortunate, because it “can” be a powerful tool for people to improve their performance, particularly at the higher levels in an organization. Following are 4 practical ways your business can benefit from 360-degree feedback: Opens the Channels of Communication Adopting…

Best Practices for Improving Your Employee Survey Participation Rate

It happens every year—your company rolls out the annual employee survey so that management can measure engagement levels across the organization. But with all the expense and effort to administer employee surveys, the average employee survey response rate is a meager 30%-40%, and without employee participation, the survey is worthless! Getting employees to take the time to complete the survey…