The results of the 2017 Employee Survey are now available! Please take a moment to review them here (intranet).
Thank you for participating in this year's survey. Your feedback helps us make King County work better for you and our customers.
If you have questions about the Employee Survey, please review our Frequently Asked Questions or contact your department survey representative. Employees in all branches and departments of King County, except the Superior Court, District Court and the Sheriff’s Office, and employees who are not Short Term Temps, interns or started before August 25, 2017, were invited to participate in the survey.
Take a look at current results (intranet) and see all past year's employee survey responses.
Some 340 action plans have now been created to address the issues you raised and the major themes that emerged:
Growth and development
- Launched an Employee Resource Center to provide resources like resume building, mock interviews and training plans to meet your goals
- Advertised all Special Duty Opportunities wherever possible
- Revamped the Bridge Fellowship Program
- Developed a new Mentoring Program to launch at the end of 2016.
Senior leadership visibility
- Executive Constantine has begun regular visits to employees in their worksites and department all-hands meetings
- The Executive has used video to expand his communications with employees
- More than 30 department and division leaders have madeincreasing their visibility the focus of their action plan.
On the job
- 38 action plans addressed work-life balance, respect and workplace safety
- Multiple departments worked to improve communications channels and understanding of division and department priorities
- A new lunch and learn series on workplace safety is launching in September 2016.
Response to the survey is happening at every level of the organization with action plans developed by teams at the department, division, workgroup and senior leader levels. Follow the process with resources for action planning, along with details about who is doing what.Learn more
The employee engagement survey was conducted to find out what is most important to employees about your work here and how well we are doing at providing that. In 2015 7,540 employees, more than any year prior, answered questions about topics from leadership to resources, work life balance to career growth.