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Work Environment Survey Resources

Engagement Over Time

Take a look at how engagement has changed over time within the BCPS, including what engagement migration patterns have been observed over the past several years.

 

BCPS Migration Analysis (BC Stats, 2011)

The BC Public Service strives to understand and address the engagement of their employees via feedback on four questions in the annual BC Public Service Work Environment Survey (WES). Based on responses to these questions, engagement can be assessed through the grouping of employees according to one of four different states of engagement: engaged, disengaged, happily detached, and unhappily dedicated. This report looks at trends in employee migration between engagement states from 2010 to 2011.

Exploring Year-to-Year Migration Patterns (BC Stats, 2009)

The BC Public Service strives to understand and address the engagement of their employees via feedback on four questions in the annual BC Public Service Work Environment Survey (WES). Based on responses to these questions, engagement can be assessed through the grouping of employees according to one of four different states of engagement: engaged, disengaged, happily detached, and unhappily dedicated. This report looks at trends in employee migration between engagement states from 2008 to 2009.

BC Public Service Year-to-Year State of Engagement (BC Stats, 2008)

The BC Public Service strives to understand and address the engagement of their employees via feedback on four questions in the annual BC Public Service Work Environment Survey (WES). Based on responses to these questions, engagement can be assessed through the grouping of employees according to one of four different states of engagement: engaged, disengaged, happily detached, and unhappily dedicated. This report looks at trends in employee migration between engagement states from 2007 to 2008.

The State of New Hires Upon Arrival (BC Stats, 2008)

Employees newly hired into the BC Public Service are one of the more at-risk streams for retention. To explore this, BC Stats conducted an exploratory, cross-sectional cohort study using 2008 Work Environment Survey (WES) data collected from 18,483 regular employees at different time frames since they were hired.

Are Gains in Engaged Employees in 2008 a Reflection of Improvement (BC Stats, 2008)

Based on employee responses to the Work Environment Survey (WES) from 2007 to 2008, most BC government organizations saw an increase in the total number of engaged respondents in their organization. This report explores whether increases are a reflection of actual improvement or whether they are due to fluctuations in the survey sample and organizational change. Key findings include: