About Amway Japan

Amway is the direct selling company ranked No. 1 in global sales (according “Direct Selling News” magazine’s Global 100 ranking). Providing products for everyday use and business opportunities, its activities are supported by a global agribusiness, manufacturing, and logistics supply chain. Amway’s top-selling brands include Nutrilite™ supplements, Artistry™ skincare and make-up products, and eSpring water filters. Amway Japan was started in 1979 as the tenth base of operations for the globally expanding Amway organization. It supports people’s everyday lives by providing more than 200 products in the three categories NUTRITION, BEAUTY, and HOME.

Facts & Figures

Industry Consumer Good and Services
Number of employees 368
Number of active countries 100

The Research

Certification is only awarded to the best employers around the world: companies that demonstrate the highest standards of employee offerings. The Top Employers Institute’s research assesses all critical areas of the Human Resources environment, certifying organisations that can demonstrate they are continuously optimising employee conditions and leading the way in the development of their people.

The employee offerings of Amway Japan

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Communication Channels

  • Forums/blogs on Intranet
  • Employee surveys

Learning and development programs

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Job rotation programmes
  • International exchange programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • Coaching programmes
  • Soft skill training programmes (e.g. feedback, time management, communication)
  • On-the-job training
  • Conferences/congresses/seminars (internal/external)
  • Workshops (internal/external)
  • Online training programmes (always available)
  • 180- and/or 360-degree feedback
  • (Peer) coaching
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Coaching
  • Communities of Practice
  • Collaborative Learning Experiences (e.g. Action learning group/Team-based learning)

Compensation and benefits

  • Employee discounts on company services/products
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Meal subsidies/canteen services
  • Subsidy Medical Insurance
  • Overpay

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Compressed working hours
  • Flexi-time working
  • Time off in lieu (TOIL)/Time-for-time
  • Telecommuting/working from home
  • Employer contribution for child care
  • Special leave for parents (above legal requirements)
  • Take your family/child to work day

Networking Activities

  • Organising weekly drinks or other social event (by staff association)
  • Flexible workspace at the office
  • Online chat/instant messaging
  • Seasonal social events
  • Special informal sessions with Executive Management

Onboarding Activities

  • Pre-Employment package (after contract is signed)
  • Step-by-step On-boarding programme (hard copy or online)
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hard copy or online)
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Check-in meetings at specific intervals
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • A role-specific introductory training programme
  • A mentor is assigned to the new employee
  • Announcement/introduction by management
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Meeting with CEO/Executive Management
  • Team lunch/dinner
  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • Code of Conduct
  • Safety policies and instructions

Career and succession management

  • Training programme
  • Coaching
  • Special assignment
  • Secondment
  • Job enrichment
  • International mobility (expatriation or short-term assignment)

Secondary benefits

  • Mobile Telephone
  • Car/travel allowance
  • Company car
  • On-site parking

Well-being programs

  • Stress management
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)
  • Burn-out recovery programme
  • In-house doctor
  • Maintaining salary level above legal requirements
  • Maintaining employee contractual rights above legal requirements
  • Fitness centre membership subsidy/reimbursement
  • Health screening programme