The core principle at Happy is that 'people work best when they feel good about themselves'. The main purpose of management at the company is to create a framework where people do indeed feel good about themselves. The result is a people-focused business that has been voted the 2nd best workplace in the UK, in the Financial Times.
Happy (previously called Happy Computers) is a training company based in Aldgate, central London. It only employs 46 people but has won widespread recognition for its unique approach. As well as the Financial Times award, this includes being voted the best company in the UK for customer service by Management Today and the best small business for impact on society by Business in the Community. The business benefits is clear and the company has a waiting list of 2,000 for the next vacancy.
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Creating a great place to work … Creating work life balance … Creating great customer service … Empowerment methods … Visual displays … Recruitment and Interviewing techniques … HR … Delegation … 360° appraisals … Being a good manager … Inspiring people … Change culture … Work Life Balance … Community Service (CSR) … Upward Appraisals … Net Promoter Scores … Hands-Off Management
Topics covered by Happy
Creating a great place to work
What makes a great place to work? Building on the audiences experience, will reveal key principles and specific steps to take to make your workplace one people will really want to work in. In particular you will be able to: Identify the key principle that management should focus on. Recognise how to create a blame-free environment. Take away a checklist of 22 possible steps to take.
Creating life balance
By the end of this seminar , you will understand why it is necessary to create life balance, and identify at least one way that you can start to achieve this. In particular you will be able to: Identify what helps people work at their best. Discover ways to help your people create life balance.
Great customer service
The first principle of great customer service is 'treat your customers as you would want to be treated'. This will involve the audience in bringing together great and poor customer service experiences and lead to practical steps you can take. In particular you will be able to: Identify key steps for your organisation to improve its service. Identify key measurements to keep, and what sort of measurements to avoid.
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Wed, 25th Sep 2013
- Creating a great place to work
- Creating life balance
- Great customer service
Testimonials about Happy
A lively and thought provoking visit, delivered by a passionate, and sincere host.
Very useful group discussions.
A very refreshing, relevant and interesting learning experience.
I found the course very enjoyable and I will be taking lots more away than I thought, I would recommend this visit.
Obvious best practice in many areas.
Excellent, thought provoking and very informative.
It has opened my eyes.
A very positive day.
Very interactive and thoroughly enjoyable.
It was one of the best training days I have ever spent!!
Really relaxed atmosphere, a very positive way of learning