Free housing, health insurance and $7,000 a month to be an intern? Free meals during works hours? See which companies offer the best perks to their employees…
Some companies are throwing in BIG perks to try to attract qualified employees to work at their companies. Check out the 20 best “work perks” that companies are offering right NOW: (From CBSNews.com)
Here are the top 20 perks Glassdoor.com has identified.
- Ikea: The furniture company is offering four months of paid parental leave to both full-time and part-time workers with at least one year at the company. The perk covers both corporate employees and those who staff its furniture stores.
- Reebok: On-site gym with Crossfit classes.
- Bain & Co.: The consulting firm has a two-day global “Bain World Cup” soccer tournament for all employees.
- Goldman Sachs: The investment bank covers gender reassignment surgery.
- Facebook: Interns receive health care coverage and free housing. That’s on top of their generous $7,000 per month salary.
- Scripps Health: Pet insurance for cats and dogs.
- Starbucks: Full tuition reimbursement for employees that covers an online bachelor’s degree program at Arizona State University.
- American Express: Five months of fully paid parental leave for both mothers and fathers. Mothers who gave birth (as opposed to adoptive mothers) receive an additional six to eight weeks of salary under medical leave.
- Eventbrite: Offers a $60 monthly wellness stipend, which covers a range of items, from juice cleanses to gym fees.
- Whole Foods Market: 20 percent discount to all employees, including part-timers.
- In-N-Out: Free Double-Double burger and fries during each shift.
- Deloitte: Two sabbatical programs, including a three- to six-month sabbatical that can be taken at 40 percent pay.
- Gap: Free access to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
- Microsoft: An $800 annual “StayFit” reimbursement program for fitness programs and gym memberships.
- Swiss Re: Flexible schedules and the ability to work remotely.
- Amazon: Leave Share, which helps employees share paid leave with their partners, and Ramp Back, which helps new mothers return to work. The perks are available for corporate, customer service and warehouse workers.
- USAA: An 8 percent matching program for its 401(k), compared with the average of 6 percent for U.S. companies.
- Southwest: Its Clear Skies program offers confidential counseling and legal help.
- Genentech: On-site amenities such as haircuts, child care, car washes and dental care.
- Timberland: Workers can take up to 40 hours of paid time off per year to volunteer.