The CEO of Spanx, Sara Blakey, is showing her appreciation for her employees.
A video went viral of the moment Sara gifted her staff with a generous reward. In the visual, she spun a globe and said. “Why am I spinning a globe?” Then, she said, “because she has bought two first-class tickets — to anywhere in the world — for each employee.” Then, “You know, if you have a trip, you might want to go out to a really nice dinner, you might want to go out to a really nice hotel. So with everybody’s two first-class tickets to anywhere in the world, you are each getting $10,000.”
Social media went crazy. Check it out:
— ABC7 Eyewitness News (@ABC7) October 26, 2021
— WPEC CBS12 News (@CBS12) October 27, 2021
Really Cool Boss.
Spanx CEO Kara Blakely gives employees first-class plane tickets anywhere in the word, and $10,000 spending money, after $1.2B acquisition.
Blakely started Spanx 20 years ago with $5,000. Wow. https://t.co/KnxHpPqa0v
— Don Lewis (@DonLew87) October 27, 2021
wow look a CEO doing the right thing by their employees! Turns out it's not that hard! https://t.co/YqsKf6tsp6
— Christine Emba (@ChristineEmba) October 25, 2021
The founder of Spanx buying their 500+ employees 2 first class tickets to anywhere in the world and gifting each of them $10k on top of that is big CEO goals.
— Trinity G. (@IAMTHETRINITY) October 26, 2021
Wow, this is fantastic. I truly believe in showing people especially your employees that you appreciate and value, and what a great way to do it. 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽
— Ms. D. (@dailh71) October 26, 2021
Bravo!! She just showed the world why so many people have left the workplace and are either working for someone different or for themselves. It’s called wanting to feel appreciated!! Many CEO’s would NEVER do something as generous as this. 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽https://t.co/UA87nZOsRv
— Wine Lover (@WineLoverSF) October 27, 2021
Perhaps it forces them to take some time off to recharge, feeling it's better for the company.
— LiveFree (@SidsMomma) October 27, 2021