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Featured Workplace Factors

My Company

96% of staff agreed

I believe I can make a valuable contribution to the success of this organisation

buyingTeam encourage creativity and run a 'My Bright Idea' scheme where employees can submit ideas on improving ways of working, or generating more revenue for the business. Everyone submitting an idea is awarded with a dinner and the top 3 annual submissions are awarded with a red letter day prize. There is also an employee of the month scheme where colleagues can recommend their peers who have demonstrated their shared values to a high standard. Winners are awarded with a dinner and their achievement is shared via news items on the intranet. The organisation strives to listen to what their employees want and gets them involved in the decision making through running committees and designing and running the annual conference.

Personal Growth

94% of staff agreed

The experience I gain from this job is valuable for my future

The majority of training activities are run internally to support their knowledge-sharing culture. The company has a comprehensive induction programme and training academy. An external provider gives coaching sessions to those who have been identified as needing some targeted 1-2-1 sessions. Various ad-hoc knowledge sharing events and activities are held, usually in the form of learning lunches. Employees are actively encouraged to develop their knowledge by studying for formal qualifications. buyingTeam provide financial and time support for employees wishing to pursue accredited qualifications relating to their work including CIPS and CIPD. An online knowledge management system is used for sharing procurement knowledge, where employees can add their knowledge and experience of areas they have worked in. They try to offer as much variety in work as they can and expose employees to as many different experiences as possible, so that employees can make informed decisions about the right career path for them.

Leadership

89% of staff agreed

I am excited about where this organisation is going

The majority of training activities are run internally to support their knowledge-sharing culture. The company has a comprehensive induction programme and training academy. An external provider gives coaching sessions to those who have been identified as needing some targeted 1-2-1 sessions. Various ad-hoc knowledge sharing events and activities are held, usually in the form of learning lunches. Employees are actively encouraged to develop their knowledge by studying for formal qualifications. buyingTeam provide financial and time support for employees wishing to pursue accredited qualifications relating to their work including CIPS and CIPD. An online knowledge management system is used for sharing procurement knowledge, where employees can add their knowledge and experience of areas they have worked in. They try to offer as much variety in work as they can and expose employees to as many different experiences as possible, so that employees can make informed decisions about the right career path for them.

Benefits

Holidays

Companies offering a minimum of 26 days annual leave to all employees.

Maternity

Companies offering at least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative.

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