We make business better from the inside out

7 Steps to Building an Engaged Workforce

Meet Our Founder

Nigel McPolin, Founder & CEO

An MSc Occupational Psychology graduate from the School of Psychology, Queen’s University of Belfast , Nigel has spent the last 22 years specialising in employee engagement, organisational behaviour and culture.  During this time, Nigel has learned that employee engagement is a uniquely personal experience for each employee.  If employee engagement is uniquely personal, then the solution must also account for individual employees.

All employees can be great

This is Nigel’s driving passion and the founding philosophy behind etimes2.  Nigel firmly believes that the employee shares responsibility for employee engagement and has devised a method to encourage each employee to play their part in building an amazing workplace.  His goal is to help organisations to give their employees the opportunities to be great and deliver reduced absenteeism, increased productivity and higher profitability for their employers.

Away from work

He loves to spend family time with his wife and four daughters achieving work-life balance by pushing swings, going for walks (usually to play grounds to push swings), and feeding ducks!!  Nigel enjoys hillwalking and playing handball.

We make business better from the inside out.

We are employee engagement experts. With over 22 years experience as Occupational Psychologists in workplaces, ranging from bluechip multinationals to SMEs to not-for-profits and public sector organisations we have built the knowledge and understanding of workplace dynamics necessary to take you beyond the data.

We understand people, because we know what drives them. Each member of your organisation is an individual with individual performance drivers. We are here to help you discover and unlock the potential in every employee.

We value each one as an individual and understand that they need more than a corporate engagement strategy. We believe that every employee needs control and that work should provide something more than a salary.

We are utilising technology to reach beyond management teams and create a positive impact on every person within your organisation.

What Makes Us Different

etimes2 is different. We specialise in bringing data to life and making it work for you.

We understand people and the dynamics of the workplace.We implicitly understand employee engagement.

We think differently. We believe changing the engagement narrative at the top level is only part of the story. We help you change the narratives of individual employees.

We think beyond the accepted definitions and solutions of employee engagement allowing us to focus on the needs of your people and your organisation.

We believe in sharing the responsibility for engagement to build the value of each employee and give them the control they need to excel in their job.

We partner with our clients and work with you to deliver the outcomes you need.

Our Values

Who we are as an organisation is important to us. We have set out 3 core principles

We have integrity

In all that we do we are trustworthy and honest. Every relationship we have is built on this cornerstone.

We’re Professional

Our reputation depends on it. From the product we bring to market to how we communicate with our clients and the promises we make. We take responsibility for what we do.

We are ambitious

We believe in ourselves and the technology we have developed. Together we can achieve every target and goal that we set.

What Our Clients Say

“We have found the etimes2 system very easy to use and beneficial as a management tool to measure our staff engagement.  The potential is there for us to develop this further and tailor it very specifically to our business needs.

The team at etimes2 has been very supportive and helped us greatly to gain maximum benefit.  We look forward to a long and rewarding partnership with them, which will be mutually beneficial to both parties.”

Ronan Heenan

Director, People 1st

“Hughes Insurance are excited to launch The Etimes2 Engagement Tool throughout our business. Its unique and remote functionality suits our business perfectly as we strive to build a creative and engaging culture, whilst ensuring we meet the needs of our customers.

We anticipate high participation levels from our staff who are keen to share their voice and be involved in solving real life business problems.”

Sarah Billingsley

HR Manager, Hughes Insurance

Some Of The Clients We Work With

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