Cultural Change, Hallmark Hotel Warrington, Tuesday, 01. October 2019

Want to find out what it takes to become the No 1 best company to work for in the UK?  Come and hear the inspirational Kate Wood, Director of Culture at Chess, share her insights and take away some nuggets you can apply back in your workplace to change your culture.   
 
Employee Engagement is a global issue that impacts every business. Only 15% of employees worldwide are engaged in their jobs (Gallup) Kate Wood is on a mission to change this.  Businesses with engaged employees see 17% higher productivity, 21% higher profitability, 10% higher customer satisfaction and 41% lower absenteeism Fresh from speaking at this year’s Microsoft worldwide partner conference in Las Vegas, Kate now works full time on engage - an employee engagement tool with a difference.  Based on what Kate knows works to improve the performance of people, while ensuring all employees feel valued and cared for engage was born. Engage provides intelligent insight that drives results and informs decisions related to strategy and people. Always happy to talk to anyone who will listen about how being in the Sunday Times Top 100 companies to work for is something that every company should consider as proud employees make happy customers. 
Please arrive from 18:30 for networking and refreshments. The event will take place 19:00 to 20:00, with time for question and answers. The event will end around 20:00
Speaker Information: Kate Wood, Director of Culture at Chess and Co-Founder of Engage.
Kate is incredibly passionate and determined that everyone will maximise their potential in performance driven workplaces through the powerful blend of culture and technology. Harnessing what has worked for Kate in her role as Culture Director for Chess, where she galvanised the £120M turnover Technology Business go from 63rd to 1st in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work for in the UK and retain their place in the list for 10 years.
Continually driving the Women in Technology agenda Kate sits on the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partner Board and the Women of the Channel advisory board and is an enthusiastic and entertaining public speaker. You will leave the talk feeling inspired and empowered to make changes in your workplace.

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Tuesday, 01. October 2019, Hallmark Hotel Warrington, Cultural Change

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