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18 Dec

2014

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Is employee engagement simply a fad?

Days of traditional town hall and annual engagement surveys could be numbered as we welcome a new kind of internal communication conversation.

A discussion on the future of engagement at July’s Engage for Success (EFS) event From the Future of Engagement to Engagement in the Future highlights how important it is for internal communicators to rethink how we’re supporting employee engagement in today’s multi-faceted, multimedia workplace.

With so much noise around the subject, savvy colleagues are likely to spot an obvious engagement attempt a mile off (free doughnut Friday, anyone?) but a more subtle approach, potentially driven by employees themselves, could lead engagement in a new direction – and without any fuss at all.

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16 Dec

2014

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Case study: Picking the right charity partnership

Involve your employees in the right corporate/charity partnership and you’re almost guaranteed to raise engagement as well as funds.

With just three UK-based employees, the Sabre Charitable Trust would hardly rank in most people’s minds as a big-hitter.

Yet it has achieved some astonishing milestones, both in terms of its ground-breaking education work in Ghana and its ability to forge corporate partnerships that have a real impact on everyone involved.

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15 Dec

2014

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Peak practice: raising engagement at Christmas Inc.

Seasonal businesses face unique and often significant challenges, and Christmas Incorporated is perhaps at the sharp end.

Headquartered on the North Pole industrial estate and chaired by proven entrepreneur Santa C. Laws, the company deals in extremes.

Maintaining a merry workforce through the summer lull to its Yuletide peak demands a highly successful and effective employee engagement strategy.

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11 Dec

2014

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Good internal comms ‘is glue that keeps an organisation together’

Sasha Watson, Director Internal Communications at ARM Holdings, whose products are at the heart of the world’s most advanced digital developments, shares her career highs and lows.

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