Engage! Driving Workplace Performance through Employee Engagement

The most awaited ExeQserve’s learning event on Employee Engagement was held last October 19, 2017 at BSA Twin Towers in Ortigas.

The said event was attended by 32 HR Managers, Training & Development Managers, Organizational Development Managers, Talent Managers, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Department Heads, and Business Leaders.

Our resource speaker, Beng Ang-Cortes is a highly experienced HR professional with both generalist and specialist experiences, gained from mostly MNCs over the last 20+ years.

One of the things that was tackled in the session was the 6 Drivers of Employee Engagement where Beng asked the participants to group themselves and talk about their own understanding of the driver appointed to them and explain why they think that the driver is important to people.

These are the answer of the attendees:

  • Driver: Meaning and Purpose

    • What is your understanding of the driver? 
      • Everything starts with a meaning
      • It answers the “WHY?”
      • Alignment w/ company objectives or VMV
    • Why do you think this is important to people?
      • It drives them to do better at work.
      • Wherever you are in the organization you have invaluable role in the organization.
      • Alignment to personal vision, mission, values

  • Driver: Mastery and Growth

    • What is your understanding of the driver? 
      • Performance Management
      • Learning and Development
      • Opportunity to improve yourself
    • Why do you think this is important to people?
      • Career growth
      • To prevent boredom
      • Continuous learning
      • Self worth

  • Driver: Autonomy and Empowerment

    • What is your understanding of the driver? 
      • Initiative (Exploring more possibilities)
      • Trust (Authority)
      • Independence (Sense of Responsibility)
      • Freedom (Liberating)
      • Acknowledgement (Recognition)
      • Self-determination (Self-confidence)
    • Why do you think this is important to people?
      • Personal Growth
      • Professional Improvement
      • Influence to others
      • Leadership Development

  • Driver: Rewards and Recognition

    • What is your understanding of the driver? 
      • Merit Increase
      • Scholarships
      • Birthday Celebration
      • Service Awardees
      • Top Performers Recognition
      • Perfect Attendance
      • Thanks Giving
      • Training (Local and International)
      • Career Path
      • Simple Recognition (Tap on the back; Thank you note)
    • Why do you think this is important to people?
      • Through rewards & recognition we can boost the morale of the employees. Prolong your stay with your company
      • Self-fulfillment

  • Driver: Connection and Interaction

    • What is your understanding of the driver? 
      • It is a motivator
      • No man is an island
      • A great factor in working; work becomes bearable
    • Why do you think this is important to people?
      • We are influenced by our environment
      • Sense of belongingness
      • The people we work with makes life easier
    • Do you have friends at work?
      • Filtered

  • Driver: Energy and Balance

    • What is your understanding of the driver? 
      • Getting to work w/o hesitation
      • Enthusiasm to work or to accomplish the task
      • Motivated
      • Bringing other activities to work ( Zumba, spiritual activities)
    • Why do you think this is important to people?
      • Beginning of the day – right motivation, enthusiastic to work
      • Minimize stress
      • Helps employees in their family-related issues (day-care center, company outings w/ family members)
      • To lessen the absences of employees

 

The participants had a great time learning these employee engagement drivers and also had the chance to meet and share insights with other HR and L&D practitioners who attended the workshop.

Aside from learning these, they were also able to identify their strengths and witnesses using the tools that was provided for them.

If you want us to facilitate this training for you, call us at 4599603 or email us at information@exeqserve.com. You may also check out our 2018 Training Calendar to view our public workshops next year.

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