The other day I was in a well-known DIY store (although it could have been in any one of the big retailers). I couldn’t find the light bulbs I was looking for so I went to the front to ask for help. There was a lady standing near the entrance, someone in a ‘greeter’ type of role – perfect! And she was very helpful, took me to the desk to check stock levels and then took me to where it was in store.
Following on from Gemma Reucroft’s Musings on Engagement No.2 http://hrgemblog.com/2014/01/14/musings-on-engagement-no-2-connections/comment-page-1/#comment-406
I believe there are a number of layers to engagement –
There’s engagement with the purpose of your organisation because you believe what it’s on this earth to achieve (beyond profit)
This will come as a surprise but during the festive season we had a day where we ate lots of food at someone’s house!! How off the wall are we!!
Anyway, as you’d expect, the prerequisite ‘lots of food’ had been bought and prepared by the host and, although we chipped in with some final bits of cooking / stirring / opening packets(!), the host had far and away done the lion’s share of the work.