Staff Surveys

Independent and benchmarked staff satsfaction surveys for the further education sector

 

How do our benchmarked staff surveys add value?

 
Compare results with other colleges in the sector with our comprehensive benchmarking service.

Our staff satisfaction surveys not only measure what your colleagues think about specific issues in the organisation but how important they perceive those issues to be. This enables you to be responsive to the most important issues first for the greatest impact on staff perceptions and morale.

We can also offer colleges a benchmark against the sector enabling you to compare the views of your own staff across a range of questions with others working in further education. This can help provide some extremely valuable feedback for college managers and governors.

In addition to our standard service we can also facilitate one to one depth interviews and focus groups to explore issues and opportunities for improvement further.

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Staff Satisfaction
Staff Satisfaction

We have used RCU’s benchmarked Staff Survey service for a number of years now since 2009. Repeating the survey every couple of years has enabled us to track our progress in specific areas and we have been pleased to see some very positive results. I really appreciate the responsiveness and independence of the team at RCU. It has been really helpful to undertake a survey where our college can benchmark itself against the sector and our governors have found this invaluable in terms of how we compare across a range of questions

Jenny Poore

HR Director , Northbrook College Sussex

Key Features of our Staff Surveys

 
Staff Satisfaction & Morale

Collect views on employee satisfaction and morale by department and staff characteristic such as age, gender, full-time vs part-time, department or length of service. You can also explore whether staff feel things are improving or getting worse and compare their response against views of staff at other colleges.

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Do you intend to stay at the College?
Choose from a range of questionnaire modules

Our surveys are run online with an optional paper survey backup for hard to reach staff without easy access to the internet. We offer a set range of topical questionnaire modules which offer sector benchmarking however we can also tailor questions and include a bespoke module for you if required.

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Choose from a range of questionnaire modules
Explore Further

We use a range of closed and open questions to explore what staff currently feel works well and enables them to suggest ways your organization could improve. All comments put forward will be presented back to you within the final report.

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Leadership & Change Management
Progress and Distance Travelled

Many of our customers repeat their Staff Survey annually or every couple of years. This enables us to include a distance travelled section within their final report identifying where there has been a positive (or negative) change within the College. This comparison is carried out for all repeated modules and questions and is an excellent way of measuring the effectiveness of any new initiatives to improve staff satisfaction.

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Distance Travelled Since Last Survey