Having greater flexibility and choice over where we work, when it’s possible, gives us the opportunity to achieve a more balanced life, based on our own individual circumstances and roles. Our workplaces are explained below:
Your operational job role requires you to work from a particular location or locations for the majority or all of the time. For example in a shop, airport or holiday destination.
Your main office is considered your work location but some or all of your work can be achieved working remotely. The frequency of office visits will be on the job advert and discussed at interview and may vary from weekly to monthly or not required.
Your home address is your work location and you will be on a specific home working contract. It is likely you will need to live in a specified geographic region or timezone and where we have a registered Company legal entity.
Our offices are places of collaboration, networking, and creativity. They are the anchor for our hybrid working model and will reflect our shared values even more strongly than before. A few examples from across the TUI Group show how our employees are putting the hybrid model into practice.
THE TRIBE: A QUEST FOR IDEAS AT THE WORK CAMP
For the 9,000 people working at TUI Destination Experiences, the mission is to help 14 million guests in 49 countries around the world enjoy their personal holiday experience. In terms of logistics, that is a mammoth exercise. Tackling it means questioning routines and testing new methods. The best chance of success is to create a working atmosphere as exceptional as the ideas you want to create. So 20 employees from different countries, segments and functions got together on Majorca in April, moved into a house away from the tourist bustle for two months and launched The Tribe: during the day they explored innovative solutions and in the evening they cooked together – and it was here that a lot of ideas were born. Strictly unwanted were: emails, video conferences, silo mentalities and coordination loops.
TUI MASTER CLASS: LIFELONG LEARNING
Nora Aspengren works for TUI Nordic in Oslo as a communications manager, but last summer she tried something completely different. Along with about 20 colleagues she went to Stockholm for the master class “Introduction to Programming”. “For me it’s an entirely new world,” she says. At TUI Nordic every employee has over 40 hours of worktime a year to attend professional development of their own free choice. The idea behind the Master Class project is that any employee can also train other people on one of these courses. “Our specialists have so much knowledge, and we want to make that available to everyone,” says Esben Thykier, Head of Talent, Performance & Learning at TUI Nordic.
PILOT PROJECT: NEW SPACES FOR NEW WORK
Open conference rooms with bright wooden panels, a sofa corner looking out over a patio, a meeting-point with a kitchenette for spontaneous meet-ups: it has a unique and inspiring air, this pilot space at TUI headquarters in Hanover. The employees in TUI’s Group Finance department, who will be based in this space, were involved in the redesign and encouraged to submit ideas. They talked together with experts about requirements for the new world of work – and how to implement these practically in the pilot project.