Definition of Pulse Check

A short survey sent by a company to its employees to measure employee morale and to identify any potential issues that need to be addressed. The survey will typically have questions about the employee's opinion regarding their work, team, and the company.

Example: The head of HR started a pulse check program to measure how the company was trending in terms of employee morale.

Usage of "Pulse Check" by Country

Business English is used in many different countries around the world. Some of the words and phrases listed on this site will be understood everywhere Business English is used, but some words and phrases are only used in specific countries. The map below shows where "Pulse Check" is most commonly used.

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"Pulse Check" is used in the workplace during meetings or emails.

The definition for "Pulse Check" was last updated in 2023.

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Business English Quiz

Question: What does "Calendar Invite" mean?

   (A) When a person wants to meet with you next week.
   (B) An email sent to schedule a meeting with the option to either accept or decline the meeting at the scheduled time.
   (C) When a person has available time on their calendar to meet with you.
   (D) When a person does not have any time to meet with you.

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Jargonism is a Business English dictionary. You can learn about words and phrases that are commonly used in the workplace like Circle Back, Thought Leader, and Offsite. We also have a Word of the Day, which is a daily Business English vocabulary word that is commonly used in the workplace.

On this site, we also have templates on how to communicate effectively at work, such as requesting PTO, declining a promotion, and taking a sick day.

Word of the Day

Date: 04/18/2024

Word: Close It Out

Definition: To mark something as completed.

Example: This task has been fixed, so let's close it out within the task tracker.

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"Pulse Check." Dictionary, Accessed 04/18/2024.