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.

Learning and development programs

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

Career and succession management

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

Compensation and benefits

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

Onboarding Activities

  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • 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
  • Post-hire assessment
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Team lunch/dinner
  • Code of Conduct
  • Safety policies and instructions
  • Pre-Employment package (after contract is signed)
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • Announcement/introduction by management

Flexible Working Conditions

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

Communication Channels

  • Forums/blogs on Intranet
  • Employee surveys

Networking Activities

  • Online chat/instant messaging
  • Seasonal social events

Well-being programs

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

Secondary benefits

  • Laptop
  • Car/travel allowance