There is a severe shortage of workers in Australia and companies are scrambling to get them on board with some crazy rewards including free pizza for a year.
Domino’s is so desperate to fill 7000 jobs around Australia that they are offering a huge leverage to attract new employees.
The pizza chain’s Australian CEO David Burnes, who started out as a delivery driver 30 years ago, said most roles were casual or part-time but the company liked to promote from within.
But it’s not just promotions that are on the cards, there’s a huge bonus to having a job.
“We’re actually offering, for one of our successful applicants, they’ll win a Nintendo Switch and free pizza for a year, so whoever it is they’re going to be very popular with their peers,” They said a current affair,
He said business has been booming for Domino’s over the past two years as more people are using home delivery than ever before.
McDonald’s has 11,000 jobs to fill immediately, according to Cameron Newlands, the fast food giant’s senior director of restaurant solutions, providing a huge incentive to climb the corporate ladder.
“It could be maintenance conditions, service conditions, McCafe conditions, at all hours of the day, one of the benefits of working at Macacas is that we are open 24/7,” he said.
Pub Group Australian Venue Company (AVC), which has 170 venues nationwide, is offering $1,000 food and beverage vouchers to new employees who remain in business for at least three months.
It comes as a lack of hospitality has led to employees offering up to $50 an hour for roles like waitstaff – double the prize pay.
were almost 100,000 hospitality posts The bill was advertised across Australia last month forcing employers to offer signing bonuses and a huge jump in hourly rates to attract employees.
Wes Lambert, CEO of Restaurants and Catering Australia, said there were at least 50,000 positions open for roles such as waitstaff, barista and bartender, and 40,000 for the entire kitchen team and managers, including cafe and restaurant managers and sous chefs.
“This is a recruitment crisis and many businesses are telling us they are paying above the rewards, plus sign on and retention bonuses in the thousands of dollars,” he told news.com.au. last month.
“And some operators are reporting offers of between $40 and $50 an hour for some of the most critical front of home conditions.”
Hospitality and property group Lewis Land Group is also running an initiative targeting employees at two of its largest locations in NSW – The Camden Valley Inn and The Fiddler.
The group is offering youth hospitality free training on rent and a chance to win a car. For each shift they work, employees will receive an additional entry in the draw to win a Volkswagen T-Cross 2022 model.
Then there’s the NSW company Catering Headquarters that operates 50 dining spaces across the state, struggling to find people.
The company has introduced a $100 Visa Card incentive for employees that refers employees to work with them, as well as employee sharing plans for key managers and chefs.
Owner Steve Sid said payments for Uber to transportation workers, short-term accommodations to regional sites, meal allowances and bonuses are also part of the recruitment drive.
“We are also offering a four day work week with three days off, free personal financial advice by ComBank for all employees who work exclusively for the Catering Headquarters, free on the job training with a registered RTO There are many courses like Apprenticeship – and Certificate III. , IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma,” said Mr. Sid Daily Telegraph,
More vacation and remote work abroad
But it’s not just hospitality organizations and fast food operators who are having to pull the big guns outright or retain staff.
Financial technology company, Iress, recently announced more vacations for employees, who will be able to take six long weekends every yearThere will be no effect on their current annual leave balance or salary.
In December, fintech company Finder introduced five days of paid leave for life’s big events On top of your annual and sick leave entitlement. It can be used for anything from heartbreak leave if someone is going through a difficult breakup, such as paw-ternity (pet) leave or your child’s first day of school.
Online marketplace Envato has given employees a nine-day fortnight for the rest of 2021 for its 600 global team members, while employees will also receive monthly contributions to make working from home more comfortable.
Meanwhile, Australian employees at major accounting firms Deloitte and KMPG will be able to spend the week abroad While still working remotely for companies.
At KPMG, this would allow them to extend their holidays abroad by working remotely for an additional three and eight weeks.