Employee Engagement: Achieve results with benefits that matter

Employee engagement is a key concern for any purpose-driven business. In our South African Company Culture Health Index, we asked our respondents to tell us how their companies are trying to engage with them, and how important each engagement effort is to them. The results might surprise you.   Employee engagement efforts and their value…

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Why you should create an Employee Volunteer Programme (EVP)

Employee Volunteer Programmes (EVP) are a relatively new concept in South Africa, but there are many excellent reasons to implement them. An increasing demand for businesses to be more socially conscious is a global trend, and South Africa is no exception. Today, 5 September, marks the UN’s International Day of Charity. It serves to promote the UN’s number…

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Does alignment between brand and culture really matter?

To me, it seems that alignment between a company’s brand and it’s culture – or the lack thereof – makes all the difference between getting the customer or employee experience you were expecting, or not getting it.   We’ve all had the experience of dealing with an organisation that doesn’t live up to its promises.…

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