We can’t stop raving about company perks, and who can blame us? We believe you should be rewarded for the hard work you do, and impressive benefits are popping up across the job market, not just at tech companies. So whether you’re interested in an “overcoming fears” budget or not wearing shoes to work, see the most unique perks at 10 of the 2020 Best Places to Work.
1. Unlimited vacation time at HubSpot
“At HubSpot, you decide when and for how long to take time off. Vacation can be used however you want; for tropical trips or flexible day-to-days. We also have Vacation Quota Relief (VQR) to make sure it’s truly unlimited for all. After five years with HubSpot, you get a four-week paid sabbatical, with the equivalent of $5K US bonus. Some employees take vacations with their families, while others learn how to play the guitar, or enjoy month-long honeymoons.”
Open Roles: Director of Corporate Development, Senior Software Engineer, Business Development Manager, Executive Assistant of Engineering Leaders, Content Designer, Senior Finance Data Analyst, Executive Recruiter, Account Executive, Data Engineering Manager & more.
What Employees Say: “Flexibility (work from home, remote work, unlimited vacation) intelligent/positive/understanding people, motivated and proactive workforce, leadership is genuine and practices what they preach.” —Current Learning Designer
2. $15,000 per year in tuition reimbursement at Intuitive Surgical
“Simply put, we are a high-growth company where equity and ownership matter. Through competitive programs like our ESPP, corporate incentive bonus plan, patent bonus program and employee referral program, we all share in our mutual success. Reimbursement for classes and degree programs that enhance your skills and value (up to 50% of tuition up to $15,000 per calendar year).”
Open Roles: Sales Operations & Finance Analyst, Test Engineer, Sr. Procurement Specialist, Sales Director, Sales Representative, Supply Chain Planning Architect, Data Analyst, Data Operations Engineer, Medical Research Manager & more.
What Employees Say: “A lot of room for personal/professional growth, development and opportunity for movement. Challenging and fast-paced work environment for those who thrive in that type of culture.” —Current Marketing Manager
3. 8-Week recharge at Boston Consulting Group
The management consulting firm supports flexible leave and a program called “Time for You” in North America which provides employees the opportunity to take an additional block of time off during the year. BCG also offers part-time arrangements to reduce weekly work hours, allowing employees the ability to design a work schedule that meets their needs. Additionally, BCG offers access “to a large selection of experiences to further your personal and professional development. These may consist of social impact secondments, work abroad, leaves of absence, or courses leading to advanced degrees.”
Open Roles: Expert Consultant, Expert Associate Director, Project Leader, Research Analyst, Executive Assistant, Associate Director of Engineering, IT Senior Specialist, Senior Graphic Designer & more.
What Employees Say: “Business support teams make this group a true pleasure to work at. Working day in, day out with some of the highest level minds on the planet. Benefits include: fully paid health coverage for the fam, generous time off for the junior level staff, an industry-leading luxury travel policy.” —Current Associate
Source: Glassdoor Blog