Having fun is engaging

Simms, Jane
October 2007
People Management;10/4/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 20, p10
The article discusses the importance of employee engagement in a particular business. Jane Hanson, HR director at first direct, said she believed engagement was the crucial building block in the success of a company. She shares that in their company, the challenge is to keep reinvigorating the work environment to sustain the sense of pride people have in working for them. Their company did a research which showed that what mattered most to the employees was having fun at work, making friends, brand identity and values and family support.


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