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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

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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…

Further leadership lessons: the Carillion aftermath

7th June 2018 | 0 Comments

We’ve talked before about the collapse of construction giant Carillion and what it can teach us about corporate leadership in the modern world. Of course, there are intricacies and nuances that make every situation unique, but there are many broad lessons to be learnt from Carillion and others who have gone before. And learn we…

Moving with the times: a tale of two retailers

30th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Growing up in 1970s Britain had advantages and disadvantages. Lack of the vast array of technology channels we now have available meant day-to-day life was dramatically different to today, particularly for younger generations. Shopping is a perfect case-in-point.   In the mid-70s, it meant trawling round high streets, with out of town shopping malls being…

ENGAGE and Moss Bros win Voice of the Employee industry accolade

23rd May 2018 | 0 Comments

We’re delighted to announce that we and our client Moss Bros have been awarded a prestigious 2018 Confirmit ACE (Achievement in Customer Excellence) Award in the Voice of the Employee category. You can read our announcement below:   This award recognises the creativity and commitment of ENGAGE and Moss Bros in the development of a…

Why remotely managed employees are good for business

10th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Virtual teams are becoming the norm for many organisations as physical and digital business boundaries become increasingly blurred. Whether employees are distributed around a single region or country, or spread around the world in multiple time zones, there is a growing requirement for careful coordination of workloads and effective management of remote staff.   There…

Following the path to engagement nirvana

3rd May 2018 | 0 Comments

We already know that engaged staff are critical to a company’s success – after all, it’s the principle that our business is built on. Now, many businesses are becoming increasingly savvy to the fact that a more formal, well-designed and well-executed Employee Engagement programme can measurably improve performance and drive change for long-term success.  …