Employee Surveys- Sample Questions

Employee Surveys-  Sample Questions

Employee Surveys:  Sample Questions


  • Do you receive useful feedback on your performance?
  • Do you feel that the feedback you provide is valued?
  • Is Management approachable?
  • Does your Manager communicate effectively?
  • Does your Manager bring out the best in employees?
  • Does your Manager encourage teamwork and cooperation?
  • Does your Manager effectively handle performance/discipline issues?
  • Is your Manager compassionate?
  • Is your Manager a good problem solver?
  • Does your Manager establish clear performance expectations?
  • When your manager assigns you work, do you know clearly what you are being asked to do?

Reward and Recognition

  • Do you feel that Management recognizes your performance and contribution?
  • Does <Company Name> do a good job of linking job performance to rewards?
  • Do you feel appreciated at <Company Name>?
  • Do you ever receive non-monetary forms of recognition from your manager?
  • Are your efforts recognized and rewarded adequately?
  • Would you value non-monetary forms of recognition?

Training and Development

  • Do you feel that you have the opportunity to advance at <Company Name>?
  • Do you feel that employees are promoted based on performance?
  • Do you feel that you’ve had enough training to perform your job adequately?
  • If you had the opportunity to participate in additional training and development courses, would this interest you?
  • Do you feel that training and development is a priority at <Company Name>?

Compensation and Benefits

  • Do you feel you are paid fairly?
  • Are you satisfied with your benefits package?
  • Do your benefits meet your needs?
  • Do you feel as though the compensation levels in your organization are communicated effectively?
  • Do you feel that some employees within the organization more generously paid compared to other employees for the amount of work that they provide?

Satisfaction and Motivation

  • Is your work challenging and meaningful?
  • Do you know and take pride in the Company’s mission, vision, and values?
  • Do you understand what is expected of you?
  • Do you feel that the Company takes safety seriously?
  • What are 3 things you would like the Company to keep doing?
  • What are 3 things you would like the Company to stop doing?
  • What are 3 things you would like the Company to start doing?
  • Does the Company create customer satisfaction and excitement?
  • Would you recommend <Company Name> as a good place to work?
  • Are you proud to work at <Company Name>?


  • Are you satisfied with the amount of information you receive from Management about what's going on inside the Company?
  • Do you feel that Company meetings are frequent enough?
  • Were your expectations of this position close to what the position was actually like?
  • Are you well informed about targets, work progress, and future plans?
  • Are there opportunities available for you to express your ideas?
  • Is there a good degree of communication between departments within <Company Name>?

Work-Life Balance

  • Are you able to maintain a reasonable balance between work and personal life?
  • In emergencies, does <Company Name> adequately accommodate your personal needs?
  • Is the stress level in your job acceptable?
  • Is the amount of time you have to work each week reasonable?

Equality and Respect

  • Are employees promoted based on performance?
  • Do you feel that policies and procedures, including disciplinary action, are applied equally to all employees?
  • Do you feel that <Company Name> values diversity?
  • Have you ever witnessed discrimination at <Company Name>?
  • Have you ever witnessed harassment at <Company Name>?
  • Are all employees respected at <Company Name>?
  • Do you feel valued at work?

Work Environment and Safety

  • Do you feel safe in your work environment?
  • Is the air quality (including heat/air conditioning) acceptable in your work space?
  • Do you have an adequate/comfortable amount of space in your work area?
  • Is your work area clean?
  • Is the lighting in your work environment acceptable/comfortable?
  • Are the tools, technology, and equipment required by your job readily available?
  • Are the tools, technology, and equipment required for your job maintained to your level of satisfaction?