Macmillan Education recently hosted an unforgettable year-end celebration on November 24th at the Olive Country Lodge, bringing together the Eswatini team for a moment of joy, recognition, and team building. The event was graced by the presence of Macmillan Managing Director, Bongani Motsa, local management, Marcus Moodley (Regional Operations Director), the Regional Operations Manager Akailyn, and the dedicated Macmillan staff.
|Macmillan Eswatini, MD, Bongani Motsa posing with ROD, Marcus Moodley
|Macmillan Eswatini staff taking a group photo after team building
It was a Festive Blend of Recognition and Unity since the day commenced with an atmosphere of festivity as Macmillan employees gathered to reflect on the year's achievements and milestones. The event also served a dual purpose: celebrating educational development for graduates and recognizing the commitment of long-serving staff members.
One of the highlights of the day was the exchange of gifts and Christmas vouchers, spreading holiday cheer among the Macmillan family. The gesture not only fostered a sense of camaraderie but also symbolized the spirit of giving and appreciation. The day marked the culmination of a year of hard work, dedication, and collective achievements. The timing allowed the Macmillan team to unwind and revel in their successes as the year drew to a close.
|Macmillan staff during the teambuilding session
|Customer service department posing with their line manager
The festivities were more than just a party; they incorporated a teambuilding session that emphasized the values of oneness, team spirit, respect, and tolerance. Marcus Moodley, in his address, acknowledged the unique "Bunye" spirit that defines the Eswatini team, attributing their success to the togetherness that permeates throughout the year.
The teambuilding session served as a reminder of the winning formula cultivated within Macmillan, where people and the organizational culture play pivotal roles. Marcus Moodley urged the team to continue encouraging and supporting each other, emphasizing the importance of trying new things and learning from mistakes, quoting Albert Einstein: "Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new."
Acknowledging Achievements and Fostering a Positive Culture forms one of the company’s key pillars. The event was a testament to Macmillan's commitment to acknowledging and celebrating the accomplishments of its employees. The recognition of educational development, promotions, and long service underscored the company's dedication to the growth and success of its team.
The celebration was not only a moment to revel in achievements but also an opportunity to strengthen the bonds within the Macmillan community. The encouragement to continue trying new things and the acknowledgment of mistakes as part of the journey reinforced a culture of continuous improvement and innovation.
9 Employees who received their long service awards ranging from 5 to 30 years of service