EXp 8000 employees are working on a virtual island from a computer game
EXp Realty The company helps its customers to buy and sell real estate. At the same time, in the company there is only a tiny office in Bellingham. He needed only for the reason that, according to the requirements of the company must be registered somewhere. This work takes place on a virtual island. It runs all 8,000 employees eXp.
Things are going well eXp Realty. During the year, the share price has increased by almost four times. The market capitalization of the company amounts to more than $ 610 million. Perhaps the secret of eXp success in an unusual approach to the organization of labor. All of their employees are using a computer and a smartphone application that looks more like a video game. Our colleagues from Business Insider visited the virtual campus eXp, occupying the whole island.
It begins with the creation of a virtual character who will somehow resemble the actions of employees. The eXp say that many of their employees are changing virtual clothes every day. The employee appears on a virtual island. To see it, you need to use a computer. App for smartphone audio only gives, and is used for urgent talks.
On the island you can see the huge buildings and a large number of areas for negotiation. The movement of the character by using the mouse or keyboard, just like in a computer game. When the staff say, in front of their characters the indication in order to make it clear who exactly said. In addition, employees can display the screen of your computer and make presentations.
As mentioned above, in the virtual world, a huge number of different locations and buildings full of rooms. You can move between them using the menu. It takes a few seconds, and there is no need to waste time on foot move around the island. If you still want to take a walk, to the services of virtual employees boats that will ride. The holidays in the virtual sky you can watch the fireworks.
Absolutely everyone in the company satisfied with their work on a virtual island. He gives the ease of communications. Employees may not work depending on the weather, traffic jams or other conditions. In addition, there is the cost of maintenance of office for 8000 employees. Finally, a company can hire talent from around the world without any restrictions. Most of their employees guidance eXp never seen in real life.