Focus your employee engagement activities

How is employee engagement in your organisation? Do you know? And what are you going to do about it? We know that strong employee engagement gives real business benefit to an organisation. We believe that employee engagement can be looked at usefully from three perspectives: what the organisation does; what line managers do, and what individuals do and feel in response. An annual employee survey may give you some information…

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New partner – TaylorMade Learning Solutions, Canada

We are delighted to partner with learning solutions provider TaylorMade Learning Solutions (based in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada) to integrate Talent En-Gauge® and LearnScape learning content and platform. Ian Lee-Emery, Managing Director at Head Light said: “We are delighted to now partner and be working with TaylorMade to create something unique in the marketplace. They share our vision of moving employee engagement activities beyond just survey data into actionable development…

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Think about engagement, even during recruitment

Engagement and recruitment – are you considering these two talent management activities alongside each other? Even during your initial recruitment activities, we think that engagement needs to be considered. And you are probably doing this. You’ll be talking with your candidates and starting to think about what it will take to retain these great people once they have joined your business. Our Head of Business Psychology, Debbie Hance, has penned…

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3 reasons for inaction after employee engagement surveys

Employee engagement surveys often lead to little action. And it’s no wonder that with the promise of increased productivity, improved financial performance, lower attrition and absenteeism and higher levels of customer satisfaction and innovation, that those organisations who have taken part in an employee engagement survey… are often disappointed with the results. But clearly, there’s a difference between pursuing employee engagement and actually achieving it. If you make an effort…

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Personalised action plans: improving employee engagement

Improving employee engagement can be achieved by asking employees the right questions which get to the heart of the matter – and then provide list of manageable actions for each manager and individual. This is according to a new review by talent management software specialist Head Light. “Improving employee engagement must be on HR’s agenda as research studies show it can increase productivity, improve financial performance, lower attrition and raise…

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Get ready for the CIPD Learning and Development Show

We’re getting ready for the CIPD Learning and Development Show taking place at Olympia London on the 30 April and 1 May. We attend as an exhibitor each year showcasing our latest talent management software, and we’re fortunate to meet lots of great people and have really valuable conversations. If you’re intending to attend, either as a conference delegate or an exhibition visitor, we’ve learned that people get the most…

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6 barriers to effective employee engagement

Employee engagement surveys have been around for years.  Often run by HR, but sometimes they’re not – and yet surely employee engagement is pivotal to all aspect of successful talent management?  Without engagement in your 360 reviews or your performance management processes, how can they possibly deliver achievement of objectives – and with little engagement with the organisation, how realistic are your succession plans? The problem seems to be that…

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Employee engagement – the results are in!

Employee engagement surveys – and employee engagement in general – seem to be making a comeback. With greater economic stability, organisations are turning their attention to how best to engage their people and create an environment which enables the employees to offer more of their capability and potential. But many of the engagement tools on the market tend to be short, oversimplified and offer little of the information which is…

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Head Light launches enhanced engagement tool and offers on-stand ROI calculations at leading L&D event

Talent management software specialist Head Light will launch a ground-breaking engagement survey and analytics tool – and demonstrate how HR teams can calculate and improve their return on investment from performance management – on stand 446 at the CIPD Learning and Development Show (30 April-1 May, Olympia). Called Talent En-Gauge®, the company’s enhanced engagement survey and analytics tool equips organisations with everything they need to monitor and improve employee engagement.…

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Head Light confirmed as speaker in CIPD L&D Show’s Learning Arena

We’re delighted to announce that we have just been confirmed as a speaker in the Learning Arena at this year’s CIPD Learning and Development Show which takes place at Olympia on 30 April and 1 May. Come along to the Show on 30 April 2014 at 16:45 to hear us talk about our thoughts on employee engagement surveys.  We’ll be asking: Employee Engagement Surveys: central to talent management or a…

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