Employee engagement: why small businesses need to do it too

| September 30, 2019

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It’s not just big companies that need to consider employee engagement – it’s equally important for small businesses to do this. Here are some practical tips to help SMEs get to grips with it. At the end, one of the participants came to speak with me. He ran a small business, and he wanted to engage his staff, but it seemed like more work on top of running the business itself.

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