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If you’re getting ready to host an all hands meeting, it’s time to start thinking about the survey questions you’ll need to ask after the meeting concludes. These questions can help improve your meetings in the future, as well as help to create a more open working environment.

This can be a daunting task, but don’t worry – we’re here to help. Let’s take a few moments to discuss a few essential all hands meeting survey questions that can help you get the most out of your meeting. 

What are good all hands meeting survey questions?

When you’re conducting an all-hands meeting, it’s important to collect feedback from your employees in order to improve the company and its meeting moving forward. 

To do this, you can use surveys as a way to collect data from your team. When creating survey questions, be sure to ask about what topics were discussed during the meeting, what was liked or disliked about the meeting, and how the company can improve communication.

Additionally, you can also ask general questions about job satisfaction and morale. By asking for feedback, you can ensure that your all-hands meetings are productive and beneficial for everyone involved.

All hands meeting survey questions can include the following:

  1. How do you feel about the company’s direction?
  2. Do you feel like you have the resources you need to do your job well?
  3. What can we do to improve communication within the team?
  4. Do you feel like you have enough opportunities for professional development?
  5. Is there anything standing in the way of your productivity?
  6. Do you feel like you gained valuable insight from this meeting?
  7. What additional topics would you like to cover during these meetings?
  8. What could make these meetings easier and more beneficial for you?

Keep Reading: Your guide to an all hands meeting agenda 

Following up with your department or team after an all hands meeting

After an all hands meeting, it’s important to go beyond general survey questions. It’s highly recommended to encourage individual department heads or team leaders to follow up with their direct reports. However, doing so might be awkward or tricky depending on what was discussed. That being said, here are a few tips to steer your leadership team in the right direction.

  • Understand: Make sure you understand the main points of the meeting. What was the purpose of the meeting? What decisions were made? What action items were assigned? Once you have a good grasp of the big picture, you can start asking pointed questions about specific topics.
  • Clarify: Don’t be afraid to ask for clarification. If there’s something you didn’t understand or if you want more information about a particular topic, just ask. It’s better to get clarification than to make assumptions that could lead to mistakes and miscommunication within and between different departments.
  • Maintain: Keep the lines of communication open. Let your team know that you’re available to answer any questions they may have. Encourage them to come to you with their concerns. By remaining accessible and approachable, you’ll create an environment where everyone feels comfortable discussing important issues.

Keep Reading: All hands meeting invitation template

Want more help with your next all hands meeting?

Planning an all hands meeting can be an overwhelming task, but it doesn’t have to be. These eight all hands meeting survey questions can help you focus your meeting and make sure that everyone has the opportunity to participate and contribute. If you need help planning your next all hands meeting, don’t hesitate to contact ICV. Our team of experts is here to help you create a successful event that engages and energizes your team.