On-demand: Alumni Network Employee Engagement webinar

Cost-effective employee acquisition and retention strategies

In this Alumni Network webinar, our guest speakers explored improving staff retention by creating the conditions in which employees feel happy, included, and have opportunity for growth and development.

Listen to this webinar to hear practical pointers on:

  • How SMEs can use their size and agility to give them a competitive edge
  • Alternative methods to engage high-calibre candidates
  • How SMEs can position themselves to appeal to the new generation of workers
  • Employee engagement strategies to boost retention and satisfaction

Below you will find the recording of the session and a series of assets shared by the speakers to help you address the challenge of cost-effective employee acquisition and retention strategies.

Cost effective acquisition, employee engagement and retention assets

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Patrick Dunne

Patrick Dunne

Patrick is an experienced Chair and board member in Business & Social Enterprise and Author of award winning "Boards" book.

He has written a number of articles about developing boards and about employee engagement:

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Emma Bridger

Emma Bridger

Founder of PeopleLab, Emma is one of the UK's leading employee engagement and employee experience experts. She is passionate about working with organisations to help them design great employee experiences which empower people to be their best.

The People Lab Podcast covers a wide range of employee engagement subjects.

Emma is a published author. Members of the Alumni Network can use code AHR20 to get 20% off this book when buying directly from Kogan Page.

Employee Engagement: A practical introduction

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Ben Legg

Ben Legg

Ben is CEO and Co-founder of The Portfolio Collective, which helps professionals launch and sustain successful portfolio careers through training, community, collaboration and work opportunities. He also has his own portfolio career which includes mentoring startup and scaleup founders, helping investors pick winners and supporting Oxford University's entrepreneurial initiatives.

Ben talked about the prospect of portfolio careers and encouraged small business leaders to think about recruiting professionals with a portfolio career.

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