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In a Nutshell: Gallup Q12

Gallup is a US-based organisation known around the world for its public opinion polling information and large-scale collection of business performance data. Gallup is also known for its research into the foundational elements of employee engagement that predict performance. 

Nov 11, 2014

Topics: Employee Engagement- Culture & Organisational Development- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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25 Definitions of Employee Engagement

For all that has been written about employee engagement, you would think that finding a list of popular definitions by the prominent players wouldn’t be too hard to find. Yet, there isn’t one.

Oct 10, 2014

Topics: Employee Engagement

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14 Fun Icebreakers for L&D Facilitators


Have you ever sat in a meeting bored out of your mind and thought to yourself, "This is the worst presentation in the world ... why are you sooo boooring?"

Jan 5, 2014

Topics: Employee Engagement- Learning & Development- Culture & Organisational Development

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8 Awesome Icebreakers for Facilitators


Here are a few icebreakers that you might like to try with a corporate team or any group of adults either at the start of the training or after a break in the session to help re-energise and engage the participants.

Nov 25, 2013

Topics: Employee Engagement

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Australia’s Best Place to Work 2013

High-frequency trading company "Optiver" has been revealed as Australia's top workplace in the 2013 Best Places To Work study.

Aug 8, 2013

Topics: Employee Engagement

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Employee Engagement in Beautiful Plain English

If you've spent any time in an HR / L&OD role, or in HR consulting, you'll be aware of the many models and definitions of employee engagement.

Jul 2, 2013

Topics: Employee Engagement

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New Gallup Report: Employee Engagement Insights 2013

“Here’s something they’ll probably never teach you in business school: The single biggest decision you make in your job — bigger than all of the rest — is who you name manager. When you name the wrong person manager, nothing fixes that bad decision. Not compensation, not benefits — nothing.” — Jim Clifton, CEO, Gallup.

Jun 27, 2013

Topics: Employee Engagement

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Employee Engagement Summary: Key Drivers


This is part 2 of our Employee Engagement Research Summary. To read part 1 Go Here.

Jun 8, 2013

Topics: Employee Engagement

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