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Employee experience: striving for integrated and contextual measurement

25th September 2018 | 0 Comments

A truly integrated employee experience has been the holy grail for many organisations for a number of years now. Being able to track an individual employee’s lifecycle from their initial contact with the organisation through to their exit – and possibly beyond – could add tremendous value to our pursuit of predictive, smart HR data.…


17th September 2018 | 0 Comments

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Reviewing the critics: why does employee engagement stir up such emotion?

5th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Engagement surveys elicit strong emotions. A recent article in the FT questions the purpose and credibility of engagement surveys, based on the first-hand experience of journalist Pilita Clark.   The article itself is reasonably balanced and points to some big queries about the ‘right’ way to measure engagement – 15 minutes for a survey is…

A Day in the Life: Working with our clients – Michael Frantl

24th August 2018 | 0 Comments

I’ve worked at ENGAGE for nearly three years, having started out as a fresh-faced intern while studying for an MSc in Organisational Behaviour. As soon as my course was completed, I became a fully-fledged research executive here, working primarily within the engagement practice area. I’m now a senior research executive, leading the delivery of research…

The challenge for talent in a strong labour market

17th August 2018 | 0 Comments

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has revealed that unemployment is at its lowest rate for over 40 years. This is of course great news for employees and employers alike, but a super tight labour market poses some specific challenges for businesses seeking to recruit and retain talent – and provides the biggest test of…

But it’s so shiny! Why we mustn’t be blinded by technology for technology’s sake

4th July 2018 | 0 Comments

One of the critical tools in our armoury is technology. It’s an enabler for much of the thinking, planning and process that we develop. Without it, we couldn’t help our clients achieve the success they do in engagement, leadership and communication so effectively – and certainly not on the scale that we can deliver at.…

Seeing the effects of employee engagement on customer experience – first hand

27th June 2018 | 0 Comments

At ENGAGE, our focus is usually on our clients: how we can help them drive engagement and leadership to fulfil their unique business goals, deliver better experiences and boost the bottom line. But we see the effects of engagement in our everyday lives – and I recently had my own, first-hand experience of the direct…

A Day in the Life: Starting as an Intern – George Tehan

20th June 2018 | 0 Comments

At ENGAGE, our people don’t only drive our business but they play a pivotal role in our clients’ businesses too. In the course of our blog, we’ll be sharing the inside view from our team members, so keep an eye out for our occasional ‘Day in the Life’ posts – and get a glimpse of…

News alert: New article on Leadership published in the HRDirector

11th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Leaders aren’t created fully formed. Like the rest of us, they require their strengths to be nurtured – not just at key business moments, but using a sustained, long-term approach that allows teams to evolve to meet new challenges, and to support seamless succession planning. Read our latest article in The HRDirector that discusses the importance…

Supporting cultural change in an evolving HR landscape


We all know that changes are taking place across the HR world. Many of these are happening rapidly and simultaneously, and keeping pace is one of the biggest challenges facing HR practitioners and client organisations alike. But keep pace we must if we’re to do the best by our teams, create great workplaces and drive…