How a Remote Company Became a Great Place To Work - Reason #6

Matthew Kilmurry

This is the sixth in a series of blog posts that will highlight ten reasons that have contributed to making Intrinsic Digital a great place to work.

How did Intrinsic Digital become a Great Place to Work?

100% of our employees said we are a Great Place To Work US compared to 57% of employees at a typical U.S.-based company. 

Across the board, our employees said:

✔ 100% Management makes its expectations clear.

✔ 100% I can ask management any reasonable question and get a straight answer.

✔ 100% Management is approachable, easy to talk with.

✔ 100% Management is competent at running the business.

✔ 100% Management hires people who fit in well here.Great Place To Work

How is this possible in a remote company?

Reason #6: Anonymous Surveys 

One of the best ways for our company to continue to grow and improve is to be provided honest and unbiased feedback from employees. We offer anonymous surveys regularly to give everyone an opportunity to be transparent in their review of our company, and to feel safe when doing so. We don't stop there- when we receive any type of criticism, we actively try to find a solution. If we can and once we do, we share the problem and the solution with the team so everyone can reap the benefits. 

What are some of the benefits to anonymous surveys?

  1. Honest feedback: Anonymous surveys allow employees to provide honest feedback without fear of retaliation. When employees can share their thoughts and opinions without worrying about repercussions, they are more likely to be honest and forthcoming, providing management with a more accurate picture of the workplace environment.

  2. Improved participation: When employees know that their responses are anonymous, they are more likely to participate in surveys. This means that organizations can gather more data and insights from their workforce, helping them to make more informed decisions.

  3. Increased trust: When employees feel that their responses are confidential, it can help to build trust between management and staff. This can lead to a more positive workplace culture, where employees feel valued and heard.

  4. Better decision-making: Anonymous surveys can help organizations to make better decisions. By gathering feedback from a diverse range of employees, organizations can identify areas of concern, spot trends, and make data-driven decisions to improve the workplace.

  5. Improved employee satisfaction: When employees feel that they can share their opinions without fear of retribution, it can lead to greater job satisfaction. When employees feel heard, they are more likely to be engaged, productive, and motivated at work.

Anonymous surveys can be a powerful tool for any company to gather honest and unbiased feedback from their employees. By providing a safe and confidential platform for employees to share their opinions, we're able to can increase participation, build trust, and make better-informed decisions. They can lead to a more positive workplace environment, where employees feel valued, heard, and motivated. We recommend prioritizing the use of anonymous surveys to improve their operations and create a more productive and engaging workplace culture.