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    Drendal is offline Newbie
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    Hi all,

    I am unsure if this is the correct thread to post this in so bear with me if I made a mistake. My question is, I've been tasked to create a name of a new scheme that my company is intending to implement. Essentially, the scheme is just to dangle a certain monetary amount to interested people to take up a specified job. The scheme's name is something along the lines of Subject __ Scheme where the blank is the word which I have been wrecking my brains over for the past few hours. It has to be of a positive meaning, yet it cannot be too obvious that we are solely using money as an incentive. Words like privlege/award/bonus/specialization/grant have been rejected. Also the word cannot convey the meaning that the applicants are privlege in a sense as we already have a seperate scheme for people who meet certain criteria.

    I know this request sounds kind of weird but I'll gladly accept any contribution.
    I thank you for your time.

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    Drendal.

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    Default Re: Need a very specific word

    Incentive

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    Yes, I agree with David. You use Incentive.

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    Subject Uptake Scheme

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    Drendal is offline Newbie
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    Hi all,

    I thank you for your replies and suggestions. I have tried the word incentive before and apparently the higher ups think it makes the carrot-on-a-stick idea too obvious. lol. They'd like something along the lines of engagement but for the life of me and the thesaurus, I can't find a suitable word..

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Default Re: Need a very specific word

    If "Incentive" is out, here are some other ideas:

    Subject Alliance Scheme
    Subject Affinity Scheme
    Subject Concord Scheme
    Subject Collaboration Scheme
    Subject Covenant Scheme
    Subject Impetus Scheme
    Subject Motivation Scheme

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