Employee Engagement: The difference between ordinary and extraordinary

Employee Engagement is an important term for anyone involved in the development and implementation of motivation programmes. This blog looks at what is meant by Employee Engagement, why it is important to companies today and how motivation programmes can be used as part of a strategy to impact Employee Engagement positively.

Show me your money – A sure fire way to reduce employee engagement in your organisation!

Did anyone else see this? Charlie Mullins’ radical approach to establishing a level playing field for wages at Pimlico Plumbers certainly was a worthy publicity stunt but left me wondering, what exactly was the point in all that?! The channel 4 documentary followed the boss of this London based plumbing company as he exposed the […]

Engaging For Success

The UK may be facing another year of pay freezes and employment drought, as it was revealed that the UK unemployment rate has increased to 0.5% since 2011 and there are now a staggering 6 unemployed people to every job vacancy. Given the bleak outlook on our financial meltdown the government are committed to revitalising […]

Stryker Strikes again with employee engagement!

With business back to normal many organisations are now keen to review their current employee engagement processes. A recent article in HR Zone titled ‘7 Guidelines for Employee Engagement: Lessons from Stryker’ revealed Gallups enterprising new case study on global medical devices company Stryker. The case study illustrated several key principles in running a successful […]

Over 50% of UK Employees are disengaged

51% of UK employees are disengaged according to HR Magazine, and there has been a 17% decrease in employee engagement since 2006. These figures are clearly negative, but just how important is employee engagement? Pretty important according to 83% of senior executives surveyed, who regarded unengaged employees as one of the 3 most significant threats […]