Papa John’s to shell out $ 2.5 million in hiring, referral and appreciation bonuses
The pizza chain’s new bonus program offers referral bonuses of $ 50 to corporate team members for each new hire they hire, with an additional $ 50 bonus paid to the new member of the company. team. Existing corporate team members are eligible for up to $ 400 in appreciation bonuses, which will be paid in increments throughout the rest of the year.
Papa John’s also plans to invest more full-time staff in “high volume” company-owned stores to support continued growth.
“The incredible hard work and commitment of our team members, who have fueled Papa John’s tremendous performance and transformation over the past 18 months, is equally important to our continued long-term growth,” said Rob Lynch, President and CEO of Papa John. declaration. “Similar to the programs offered by our franchisees, these new bonuses for our team members in our corporate restaurants and QCCs reflect the value we place on the growth, retention and support of our dedicated team.”
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The initiative comes as jobs were little changed in May at 9.2 million after a record 9.286 million in April, according to the Labor Department’s Job Openings and Turnover Survey (JOLTS). Job vacancies increased in other services (+109,000), public and local education (+46,000) and educational services (+35,000). There was a decrease in the number of job offers in the arts, entertainment and recreation (-80,000); State and local communities, excluding education (-56,000); and the federal government (-17,000).
Meanwhile, the total number of dropouts fell from an all-time high of four million in April to 3.6 million in May. Resignations declined in a number of industries, with the largest declines occurring in professional and business services (-181,000); transport, storage and utilities (-46,000); and the manufacturing of durable goods (-25,000). The total number of departures fell to 5.3 million, a decrease of 485,000 from the previous month.
A spokesperson for Papa John did not tell FOX Business how the tight job market has impacted its recruiting efforts and staff turnover, but said he will continue to take care of his employees through to increased health, wellness and tuition benefits as it strives to be an “employer of choice”.
the company website lists more than 8,000 jobs available on its sites across the United States.