Hold On!

Hold Up

Please select a minimum of three sectors in the menu above.

Got It
  • Starbucks offers financial support to staff
  • Starbucks offers financial support to staff
    Syed Kamal (2014) ©
SIGNAL

Starbucks offers financial support to staff

Large corporations aren’t exactly known for intimate connections with their workers. But Starbucks wants to break the mould to foster supportive relationships with its staff. In an attempt to do so, it's introduced the ‘Home Sweet Loan’ programme to help workers in tough financial times.

Related

  • Thousands of Chinese employees travel together Thousands of Chinese employees travel together

    Chinese corporations are competing to demonstrate who's more generous with their employees. Less than a week after one company took 6,400 members of staff on a trip to France, another Chinese businessman sent 12,000 of his employees to Thailand. How could this affect the global economy?

  • A site for scoping out sexist workplaces A site for scoping out sexist workplaces

    Tackling sexism in the workplace – constructively – can be tricky. Ursula Mead wanted to make it easier. So she founded InHerSight, a platform designed to help women rate workplaces for their female-friendly policies, and make employers more transparent and accountable. 

  • Article image A very Millennial way of working

    The pursuit of happiness within the workplace has always been important - and as Millennials join the workforce, they're vocalising it more than ever. So how can a company make things work for current employees and ensure they’re appealing to today's many jobseekers too?

  • Article image Extended family: why Google is 'the world's best place to work'

    Whether it's a monthly barbecue served by the boss or a gaming suite in the office, smart businesses like Google are motivating their millennial workforce with more perks, not just more money.