We’re halfway through 2019 and a lot has already happened in the field of Employee Engagement. Many companies have realized the importance of employee rewards and recognition throughout the globe. Therefore, we’re seeing many amazing ideas in execution for a healthier working atmosphere.
Moreover, this time we have brought to you, top 3 employee engagement stories that may leave you wondering.
Amazon incentivizing its employees to quit jobs and start their own businesses
The e-commerce giant “Amazon” has announced; a reward of $10,000 and a salary of three months for employees who want to run their own business. According to the offer, anyone with enough savings and desire to be his/her own boss can earn this opportunity.
More so, they are even willing to support the logistics via their Delivery Service Partner program. Read further about in this news here..
Employees are being rewarded for switching off their phones at work
Frank – a company from London has launched an initiative for mental health. In this initiative, they’re rewarding their employees for switching off their phones at the workplace.
Not only that, they’ve turned this initiative into an amazing employee engagement activity via a mobile app that keeps score. This app can detect whether an employee has used his/her phone or not and then grant them points against their time off.
Now, this app doesn’t restrict the use of the phone for attending urgent calls and stuff. However, it just tests the control of an employee over the habitual temptation of checking their phones frequently.
Read more about this wondrous initiative here..
A trend of “Peer to Peer Micro-Bonuses” in the UK workers
In recent news, it was found out that there has been a trend going on in the UK’s local firms. This trend includes UK workers tipping some cash rewards to their subordinates as a prize for their good work.
The formal term that they use for it is known as “Peer to Peer Micro Bonuses”. According to a study over this trend, an astonishing 75% increase in the number of customers has been seen in overall UK markets.
Have a look at a detailed view of this report by BBC here..