LINCOLNECT EMPLOYEE CENTRE

ABOUT OUR COMPANY

Established in 2005, Lincolnect, located in the centre of Lincoln has been a principle driving force in the development of advanced video game technology within the interactive entertainment industry. Over our short but exciting history our company has won many prestigious awards, we continue to thrive for success and build our company so we can provide our customers with enjoyable and stimulating gaming experiences that they will remember.

Our mission is to design advanced and modernized technology within gaming software, providing our customers with a bespoke service that is second to none. Through research and development and innovative knowledge, Lincolnect can provide a more realistic game scene that enhances our customers satisfaction.

our employees

The Lincolnect community consists of 230 employees that help generate £20M in revenue across all the departments, including: Animations, Coding, HR, Game Design, Management & Finance and Marketing. Our dedicate and enthusiastic staff are the most important stakeholder for our business, without their boundless contributions and commitment to the company we would not be where we are today.

We look out for our employees' well being by creating a unique environment that promotes a state of contentment. This allows all employee to flourish and achieve their full potential, for benefit of themselves and our organisation.

HOW WE SUPPORT YOUR WELL BEING

CYCLE MONDAYS

START YOUR WEEK OFF WITH A RELAXED CYCLE

Cycle Mondays takes place at Lunchtime, Again 12:30 - 1:30 pm. Bikes can either be rented on behalf of Lincolnect, or if you wish to bring your own, feel free. We encourage you to bring a packed lunch as when we reach our resting point we break for 25 mins to enjoy the surroundings at Burton Waters. We begin our leisurely bike ride at the outside Odeon on the Brayford. We then cycle approximately 13-15 minutes down past the Brayford leading onto the canal behind Carholme Road where we enjoy the beautiful suroundings. The return route back to office being the same, but on the opposite side.

YOUR BENEFITS:

Cycling is mainly an aerobic activity, which means that your heart, blood vessels and lungs all get a workout. You will breathe deeper, perspire and experience increased body temperature, which will improve your overall fitness level. The health benefits of regular cycling include:

1). Increased cardiovascular fitness. 2). Increased muscle strength, flexibility and improved joint mobility. 4). Decreased stress levels. 5). Improved posture and coordination. 6). Strengthened bones. 7). Decreased body fat. 8). Prevents risk of illness and disease.

YOGA WEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYS

Yoga Wednesdays & Fridays takes place at lunchtime, 12:30-1:30pm, within the "Chill Area" located at the end of floor 2. Those taking part will be allowed an extra 20 minutes either side to eat their lunch. You don't need to come looking cool and ready for a workout, all you need is comfortable shoes and comfortable clothing, our office dres code helps support this. Yoga Wednesdays is fun, active, and reenergises your body for and afternoons work. Please do join, you will literally feel the benefits that it can bring to you as an individual.

PSYCHOLOGICAL BENEFITS OF YOGA:

1). Reducing stress levels, illness, absence. 2). Increasing productivity, efficiency and staff morale. 3). Improving relations and customer service. 4). Employees are happy and full of energy. 5). Decline in stress-related sick occurrences. 6). Improved concentration, decision-making skills and ability to multi-task. 7). Improves employee alertness and ability to react more calmly in demanding situations.

PHYSICAL BENEFITS OF YOGA:

1). Increased flexibility. 2). Increased muscle strength and tone. 3). Improved respiration, energy and vitality. 4). Maintaining a balanced metabolism. 5). Weight reduction. 6). Cardio and circulatory health. 7). Improved athletic performance. 8).. Protection from injury.

GAMING ‘OFFICE’ CHAIRS

WHY A GAMING CHAIR FOR OUR EMPLOUEES IS A SOLUTION

Gaming chairs provide comfort and aid our organisations style of cool and modernised office spaces. Gaming chairs were originally designed for gamers, who typically spend hours sitting down. Likewise for our employees, sitting down for long periods can be troubling for your body for many reasons. Gaming chairs are being introduced within the office in order to fix that issues.

FACILITATE POSTURE (BACK & NECK)

ENHANCE BLOOD FLOW (LEGS)

STRESS BALLS

*Wrist Strain*: Spending your working hours pounding away at your keyboard and mouse, responding to emails and writing coding for gaming technology can cause injuries that can become a serious health issue. Repetitive motions like these examples cause fatigue and the tendons may become inflamed as a result.

*Eye Strain*: Staring at your computer for hours at a time, or having a computer monitor that’s too far away can cause eye fatigue. Making your eyes strain to read small print, or t reading text too close requires your eyes to work harder to focus.

PLEASE TAKE SHORT BREAKS DURING WORK

BENEFITS OF (STRESS MANAMENT) BALLS

1). Boosting blood circulation, rejuvenating the overworked hands. 2). A physical therapy tool to help strengthen the hand/wrist muscles.3). Reduces/releases excessive physical tension, increases concentration and improves mental strength.4). Reduction of mental tension, focus is directed towards squeezing the object which relaxes the mind and diverts it from stressful activities.5). Enhances blood circulation to hands, wrist and forearm. 6). Reduction of mental tension due to the activity of the toys. The movement of the stress increases your interest in day to day works.

SUMMARY

Credits:

Created with images by Leon Terra - "Dual Shock 4" • skeeze - "motherboard atari 7800" • Phil816 - "cathedral lincoln broadgate lincoln" • Army Medicine - "Downward facing dog"

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