Three months ago at the Unlocking Performance through Employee Engagement Conference on 25th June at University of the West of England (UWE) Bristol the presence of 150 delegates was ample proof employee engagement still matters. They filled notepads, participated in workshops, heard from some speakers of some of the best companies to work for and questioned expert panellists. The rain subsided for the BBQ lunch and ‘Inspire Me’ got everyone singing and dancing (see video).
A selection from my notes taken on the day and especially for those on the Engage for South West mailing list. I hope you find this of value. Download a PDF of this here. Mark Wilkinson Francis Goss, CCO of AHC, Employee engagement & Financial Wellbeing Organisations have responsibility for supporting employees to plan for their financial future, else we risk building a time-bomb, but jargon tends to turn employees off. Nudges to make small savings can make dramatic differen
Meaningful work is critical to our wellbeing and overall happiness in life. But ‘what makes work meaningful – or meaningless’? Catherine Bailey and Adrian Madden attempt to answer this important question in their paper which I review here and urge you to download yourself. It may be the most important thing you read all year. In a nutshell Bailey & Madden say work meaningfulness is profoundly important, largely a personal discovery, easily degraded, and business leaders need