What are the different survey types?

Learn about the different survey types on our platform.

When you're creating a survey, you'll notice that there are different types of Surveys that you can set. 

In this article, we'll explain the differences.

Please note that in 2021, we moved the "1-to-1 survey question type" and converted them into 1-to-1 question sets. For more information, please read our article here.

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Choose Survey type, depending on your needs:

  • Regular - Issue a survey with a deadline and an optional cycle.

    Example use cases: 

    • Summer Party 2019 Feedback Survey
    • Employee Happiness Feedback Survey
    • Induction Survey - how was the process for you?
    • Employee Satisfaction Survey
  • Content - Add a survey to a Learnlist or Channel. For example, you could use it to ask your employees what they think about a certain topic or a Learnlist.

    Example use cases:

    • Was this Channel/Learnlist helpful?
    • Content/Channel/Learnlist Feedback Survey
    • Content Understanding Survey 

  • Observation - Use it to create a survey of questions (for example when you need feedback after a meeting).


    Example use cases:

    • Rate John's performance
    • Ideas for the next Happy Friday activity
    • Thoughts and observations about the new process
    • Employee of the month nomination

Steps included in the creation process will vary depending on the type:

Step 3: Recipients

Depending on the survey type, you can choose different options as to who will receive it.

  • Regular - send the survey to all users, selected Individual/ Team /Group or all users expect selected.
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  • Content - survey will be available to all users who have the Learnlist/Channel assigned to them. 1111234567
  • Observation - choose managers/ coaches or teams of selected managers and decide, whether users should fill in the survey on their or someone else's behalf.

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If you would like to learn more about Survey feature, please click here.