Between the year-end business crunch and the bustle of the holidays, December can be the most stressful month for your employees.
If your organization, like most, is doing more with less this year and asking a smaller staff to take on more responsibility, you could find yourself with distracted employees and a dip in productivity.
More organizations are turning to concierge services for help.
Concierge services can take on some of your workers’ holiday planning and shopping by doing personal errands like locating hard-to-find presents, ordering gift baskets, making family dinner reservations, picking up dry cleaning and buying theater tickets.
Employees pay for the tickets, gifts and other items they buy through the service.
The cost to employers: very little. Some services charge a few dollars a year per employee; others collect an hourly rate of up to $30; and a few charge both.
The benefit to employers: a lot. JPMorgan...(register to read more)
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