- Government of Alberta Corporate Employee Survey -
Corporate Employee Survey
|Q.||What is the Corporate Employee Survey?|
It is a government-wide survey of permanent employees. Every employee who participates is asked to answer common questions about the work environment and supports available to them. Some departments may also ask department-specific questions.
|Q.||Why is the survey being done?|
The survey is an opportunity for employees to provide feedback that is used to improve employee supports and provide a quality work environment.
|Q.||What are the results used for?|
|A.||A summary of the results is used to measure progress on government-wide human resource management strategies. Survey results are used by departments to identify areas of strength and possible areas for improvement, and for sharing best practices with other public sector organizations.|
|Q.||When will the survey take place?|
|A.||The survey starts October 22 and will run until late November.|
|Q.||Will I be contacted?|
|A.||If you are a permanent full-time or part-time employee as of September 28, 2012, you will be contacted. New in 2012, ALL permanent employees across the GoA will be invited to participate.|
|Q.||When will I be contacted?|
|A.||It takes approximately ten business days for the survey to be sent to all permanent employees across the GoA after the survey launch on October 22.|
|Q.||How will I participate?|
The firm, Resinnova will contact you by email. It is also important to note that participation will only occur online this year; there will not be any follow-up phone calls.
|Q.||What will I be asked?|
You will be asked to indicate your level of agreement on a number of questions. These questions relate to your experiences as a government employee, your job, and your work environment.
|Q.||Is participation mandatory?|
Participation is voluntary. However, you are encouraged to share your views so improvements can be made to your workplace.
|Q.||How long does the survey take to complete?|
|A.||The survey takes approximately 15 minutes to complete.|
|Q.||Who will see my responses?|
All of your individual answers are anonymous. Resinnova, the external company hired to conduct the survey and tabulate the results, will compile only a summary of all the responses.
|Q.||When will I see the results?|
|A.||Individual ministries determine the approach for sharing their results with staff. It is anticipated that the results will be posted on the CHR website in the spring of 2013.|
|Q.||Is the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) aware of this survey?|
|A.||Yes. The AUPE is notified of the survey prior to it taking place.|
|If you have any questions about the survey, please contact your department's human resources office or the survey coordinator at 780-427-5813.|
Last Review / Update: 2013-03-28