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The Power of Three Simple Words

Category: Employee Engagement    Date: 20th January 2017    Comments: Comments Off on The Power of Three Simple Words    

I’m convinced more than ever that if you want employees to be engaged, they need to feel that they matter, that they contribute and that they are valued. That is why my primary focus over the next couple of months is about getting out and about and meeting with employees, at all levels, across the organisation.

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We Wish You a Merry Christmas!

Category: Uncategorised    Date: 21st December 2016    Comments: Comments Off on We Wish You a Merry Christmas!    

As I write this blog the festive season is well under way and there are only a few more sleeps until Christmas Day. In the midst of all the hustle and bustle I wanted to take a moment to reflect on, and say a big thank you, to all staff at Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service for their hard work throughout the year.

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What makes a good employee?

Category: Uncategorised    Date: 13th December 2016    Comments: Comments Off on What makes a good employee?    

At our recent Employee Awards, I was privileged to recognise a number of colleagues for their dedication, professionalism and attitude. It was clear to me that they are passionate about what they do and made me think about what makes a good employee.

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Are you passionate about what you do?

Category: Uncategorised    Date: 22nd November 2016    Comments: Comments Off on Are you passionate about what you do?    

Welcome to my first Chief’s blog.
It’s a real honour for me to be writing to you as the new Chief Fire & Rescue Officer for NIFRS.
I’ve set up this blog as a new way to keep in touch with you, but more importantly I’m keen to hear what you have to say – so if this post triggers a question or you just want to share your views and opinions then please get in touch. You can email me at cfro@nifrs.org

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