One of the most important aspects of running any small business is ensuring that you have an excellent team in place to carry out the day-to-day operations. It’s important that you hire staff who you feel can not only work well with each other but also with your business clients, who are the foundation of […]
Category: Employee Performance
Are You Afraid to Survey Your Clients?
I recently had a new QDS user admit that he was afraid to send his first survey for fear of what the clients might say. Funny as that sounds, it is a real fear and he isn’t alone. Surveying is the first step towards improving client satisfaction Here’s Martha’s take on why you need to […]
Improve Employee Retention by Surveying
Surveying to increase increase employee retention, you ask? Well, let me tell you… A favorite book of mine is called “The 3 Signs of a Miserable Job” by Patrick Lencioni. I’m not sure I would have read this book if it weren’t recommended to me, but I’m so glad that I did. It was one […]
Analyze an Employee’s Scores Looking at Different Variables
Do you ever want to look and see if an employee does better when working on a different team or with a different Team Lead? Here’s an example of an employee who we’re trying to pull her scores up and how we analyze that data. https://youtu.be/BdRs02GG2uk
Individual Incentives vs. Team Incentives
Individual pay for performance systems are great, but they can lead to pitting one team member against to another, if you’re not careful. It’s a good idea to mix in some team incentive programs that lead to a culture of team, not just “what’s in it for me”. In this video, I briefly cover some […]
User Tips-Employees Are Your Geese That Lay The Golden Eggs!
Our employees crave feedback. They want to know their work matters. They want to know how they measure up against their peers. Did you know that QDS can make that happen? Even if you don’t use QDS, share the phone calls and emails with your staff. I took a screenshot of a typical post we […]