Do you want to know the friendliest places to work? Well, high street retailers are voted as the happiest places to work. The first prize went to TK Maxx. WH Smith and Debenhams walked away with second and third price respectively. Glassdoor, the job website, has interesting comments about the retailers who walked away with the top prizes. What were things that customers found attractive about them? Atmosphere, the behavior of the managers, discounts offered to the staff by the retailers, canteen subsidy and flexible time-off options.
Employee engagement and happiness are widely being discussed when it comes to the retail industry at the moment. Communications chief at Glassdoor weighed talked about the priorities of job seekers. As we all know, career prospects, better pay, etc. are still big factors when it comes to choosing a company for many.
However, he adds that a friendly boss is a big factor for many when it comes to sticking to a certain job. They also said that having friends at work influenced them to favor the company more. If you don’t know already, the retail sector is the biggest job provider in the UK at the moment. So, the work atmosphere makes a big difference in the lives of millions of workers.