Glassdoor has released its latest list of top employee benefits from companies like Facebook, Google, and Netflix.
“With nearly 3 in 5 people reporting benefits and perks being among their top considerations before accepting a job, some employers are raising the bar even higher when it comes to benefits and perks they offer to help attract talent,” said Glassdoor.
These are far beyond free food and an on-site gym, stated Glassdoor, with top companies offering life-coaching services, egg freezing, and free amusement park passes.
The list below is based on the job site’s Benefits Review platform, with information provided by employees of the respective companies.
Offers employees one year of paid maternity/paternity leave, and allows parents to return part-time or full-time.
Six months of paid parental leave, plus one month of “flexible work options” for returning parents. Egg freezing and fertility assistance costs are also covered.
Gives employees an annual stipend of $2,000 (R32,000) to travel and stay in any Airbnb listing worldwide.
Gives employees with a newborn $4,000 (R64,000) in “baby cash”.
Three catered meals a day, on-site acupuncture, and free improv classes for employees.
Provides three months paid parental leave, one month of part-time hours for the returning parent, and two counselling session on how to “re-enter the workplace”.
Provides the surviving spouse/partner of a deceased employee 50% of the former employee’s salary for 10 years.
Walt Disney Company
Free admission to Disney parks for employees, and their family and friends. Also provides discounts on merchandise and hotels.
Covers costs of gender reassignment for employees.