Tag: employee engagement

Self-made – with a helping hand

29th July 2022 Posted by

Blog by Dr Tracey Leghorn, Chief Human Resources and Health and Safety Officer, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. Life stories about ‘self-made’ successful people are very compelling. When we hear how a person triumphed against the odds, or rose to the top in business, their profession or sport, it’s inspiring.

Engaging employees with a purpose

5th May 2021 Posted by

Among the many issues thrown into stark reality by the coronavirus pandemic, one stands out for business – the importance of purpose. Leaders and businesses with a sense of purpose seem more relevant now. Companies and employees that share a common purpose are also more effective. And they’re needed more than ever as we face up to our most formidable

Employee engagement survey – the results

4th December 2017 Posted by

The results of the SUEZ recycling and recovery UK employee engagement survey for 2017, U Say, are finally in. In my last blog I highlighted a phenomenal return rate of 84% across the entire population of our employees and today I am pleased to continue with positive messages. Our partner in this journey, Best Companies, have confirmed that we have retained

Employee engagement survey – a world class result

13th November 2017 Posted by

Here, at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK we are excited and full of anticipation as we await the results of our latest employee engagement survey. The survey is called U Say and we run it every two years with our partner Best Companies, a company specialising in workplace and employee engagement.

The New Year’s resolutions

25th January 2016 Posted by

For most of us January is the time of making resolutions, as we enter the new year and are getting ready for all its challenges and opportunities. Maybe we will trot out the old favourites … joining a gym, giving up smoking or perhaps drinking less, but we all know that many of these resolutions fall by the wayside by the

Engagement survey – focus on manual employees

17th November 2015 Posted by

Our organisation is made up of over 300 sites spread from the very north of Scotland to the tip of Cornwall. With many sites having as few as five employees our supervisors and managers are spread out widely, and often have responsibility for a number of sites at different locations. This has always presented us with the challenge of ensuring

Employee engagement survey – the results

10th November 2015 Posted by

Just over a month ago our ‘U Say’ employee engagement survey for 2015 came to a close. Running up to this survey I was concerned about the return rate, as we changed the information collection method moving from a paper-based to an electronic format for a large section of employees – in fact, nearly 80 per cent of our staff

‘U say’ – our employee engagement survey

18th August 2015 Posted by

Last week we’ve started the promotional activities for the ‘U Say 2015’ survey – a company-wide employee engagement questionnaire arranged by SUEZ in the UK every other year. For the third time running we are being supported in this process by the Best Companies, an independent research company that helps organisations gain competitive advantage by measuring, recognising and improving employee

Recruitment challenges during the rebrand process

11th August 2015 Posted by

A rebrand is an exciting, yet challenging project for any company, but never underestimate the time and the effort involved in it. There are a thousand of things to think about, we know it, we’re going through the rebrand process ourselves, as SITA UK changes its name to SUEZ.

“Get hired. Love your job”

21st July 2015 Posted by

In my previous blogs I wrote extensively about employee engagement, employer brand, and changes in the industry that require a whole raft of new skills. I also mentioned the concept of on-boarding, a strategic process of engaging with new employees that goes beyond standard induction by providing information, training, mentoring and coaching throughout the transition.

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