One of the most common values that companies and businesses embody is a commitment to continuous improvement. By issuing surveys regularly, whether they consist of simple questions or free-form answers, organizations can get feedback, acquire insights, and discuss issues surrounding the aspects of company morale and employee satisfaction. With the continued use of surveys, companies are challenged to deliver bigger and better results not only for their business, but for those who make the business possible.
Conversations about compensation or promotions are notorious for being uncomfortable. End-of-year pay cycles and performance management processes can put people managers in a tricky position, as it’s a common time for employees to initiate discussions around pay increases or promotions. When these requests come up, your reaction and response can make a huge impact in how the employee views themselves, the company, and the equity of the process.