Improving our team health one question at a time
Indeed Assessments is primarily a remote team and that makes it harder to keep a pulse on how the team is feeling. Our team of software engineers and IO psychologists is 40 people strong and only 15 of those sit in one of Indeed’s offices in Austin, SF, Seattle, and NY. We get together twice a year for a full team offsite and each subteam gets together in Austin once a quarter, but day to day it’s harder to get those signals we take for granted to tell us if the team’s feeling energized, upset, happy, or bored.
Six months ago, I decided to start doing periodic team surveys. Having been the recipient of many long, boring surveys that I ignored, I wanted to keep the surveys short. Bonus credit if they ran on an automatic schedule so that I wouldn’t have to remember to send them.
We found TinyPulse. It queues up a single question per week like “How well are you recognized...
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