This blog is the start of a series of blogs about the international adventures of Yes! We Connect. It is our ambition to pass on the magical power of connection to employees worldwide. YWC goes international!
A kick-off meeting for all employees of ENGIE Energy Netherlands, 500 colleagues. The theme is connection between the departments, between colleagues from all those departments and the connecting factor between staff and operations around the theme of Energy Transition.
Last week we were asked to facilitate the three-day kick-off for a corporate start-up at DSM. A special experience with a great result. Afterwards the team commented that they now feel really connected with each other and with the ambitious plans of their venture. Because this program is probably also useful for other organizations, we sat down to write this blog.
Nyenrode brought participants in the Advanced Management Programs back to the campus for an interactive afternoon. Yes! We Connect was hired to facilitate an energetic start of the program, whereby the participants got to know each other better.
Since January 2018 we have been involved in the onboarding of all new Rabobank employees. Rabobank receives its new employees in Utrecht every month. Colleagues from regional call centers meet managers, IT people meet risk officers etc. A wonderful mix of people and functions.
After a change in the organization, the management suspected that they were missing out on some major opportunities. The sales organization had changed from a regional division into a sectoral division.
At TNT the fork-lift truck driver, help desk employee or account manager all go through a training program in their own department. Recently a central onboarding day or introduction day for new employees was added. Because of our experiences with other onboarding programs, we were selected to help TNT facilitate this.
As a starter in a new organization you have all kinds of expectations and ideas about what it will be like. The organization for which you are going to work has told you an appealing story via linkedin, its website and presentations. You want to belong to that!
For the DSM Top Management Conference, Yes! We host Connect organized a couple of pre-events. The meeting with the top 300 leaders of DSM is held once every three years with directors from all over the world.
Yes! We Connect supported in strengthening connections during the end-of-year meetings in The Netherlands and Spain. Besides that we also developed and facilitated workshops to bring Delight in every step of the berry journey.