11 Companies Offering Unique Perks and Benefits
It’s a great time to be a job seeker right now. Amidst the hottest labor market we’ve had in decades, the unemployment rate is going down, wages are going up and companies are doing everything they can to try and sweeten the deal for new hires — including offering impressive benefits packages. While some companies are content to stick with the standard, the most forward-thinking companies today know that in order to attract the best talent, they have to get creative with their benefits packages.
Below, we’ve rounded up a few companies who are pushing the envelope when it comes to their employee perks and benefits, from free massages to island vacations. The best part? They’re all hiring now, so read on below and apply today!
Where Hiring: Clearwater, FL
What Roles: Career Development Manager, Jr. Instructional Designer, Sales Development Representative, Chief Information Officer, QA Engineer, Outbound Marketing Manager, Sales Performance Coach, LATAM Customer Success Manager & more
Benefits Details: Some companies have an open-door policy, but KnowBe4 has a no-door policy. Executives sit in desks right next to reps, and nobody has individual offices. But that’s not all — KnowBe4 also offers annual passes to local theme parks, company-wide monthly bonuses up to $2,000/month, Yoga Wednesdays, Massage Thursdays, Boot Camp Fridays and a game room with With a ping pong table, VR machine and classic arcade games. And of course, employees are well taken care of through fully paid medical insurance, flexible time off and a 401(k) plan.
Where Hiring: San Francisco, CA
What Roles: QA Manager, Business Operations Associate, Financial Analyst, Senior Data Software Engineer, Product Manager, Principal Data Scientist, Staff Data Software Engineer & more
Benefits Details: In addition to solid core benefits like a discretionary vacation policy and fully-paid medical, dental and vision premiums for eligible employees and their dependents, Formation provides employees with creative perks like pet insurance, daycare assistance and personal financial training.
Where Hiring: Tempe, AZ; Conway, AR; Boise, ID; Hanover Park, IL; Tampa, FL & more
What Roles: Sales Solutions Representative, Client Returns Advocate, Finance Billing Manager, Contracts Administrator, Inside Account Executive, Instructional Designer, Automation Analyst, DevOps Engineer & more
Benefits Details: In addition to the standard benefits like health insurance, flexible spending accounts and a 401(k) plan with matching, Insight also has an onsite healthcare center, parental leave, tuition reimbursement and adoption assistance. They even have an in-house charitable organization called In It Together, which provides assistance for employees in crisis and in need.
Where Hiring: Mountain View, CA; San Francisco, CA
What Roles: Senior HR Manager, Product Manager, Senior Business Development Manager, Customer Support Specialist, Technical Sourcer, Senior Data Analyst, Director – Product Design & User Experience & more
Benefits Details: “At Credit Sesame we know how important health and welfare benefits are to employees and their families. That is why we are partnered with TriNet to offer competitive benefit plans which are more typical of companies much larger than ours,” the company says on their Glassdoor profile. Perks include twice-weekly catered meals, a monthly fitness reimbursement, in-building gym and comprehensive insurance, to name just a few.
Where Hiring: Lincoln, NE; Savannah, GA; Austin, TX; Scranton, PA; Plainfield, IN & more
What Roles: Customer Experience Specialist, Merchandise Planner, Copywriting Manager, Data Scientist, Email Marketing Manager, Fulfillment Team Member, Web Content Editor, Front End Software Engineer & more
Benefits Details: The longer you stay at Spreetail, the more handsomely you’ll be rewarded. Two years at the company earns you a $5,000 bonus towards a home purchase, three years earns you a paid island vacation for you and a guest and five years earns you a ten-day sabbatical — and that’s on top of other premium perks like a yearly company trip, stock units and employer-paid health insurance.
Where Hiring: Austin, TX; Pineville, NC; Shreveport, LA; Nashville, TN; Dallas, TX & more
What Roles: Fitness Professional – Partner Trainer (multiple openings)
Benefits Details: Working at Camp Gladiator provides a wealth of perks for both corporate employees and partner trainers classified as independent contractors. Corporate employees enjoy unlimited time off, a casual dress code, occasional “Fun Days” where the team steps away from their desks and partakes in activities like kayaking, scavenger hunts or chili cook-offs. Trainers, on the other hand, earn more than twice the industry average, have free access to CG Workouts, and support from Marketing, Tech, Accounting and Camper Support and Operations teams.
Where Hiring: San Diego, CA; Encinitas, CA; Chula Vista, CA; Valley Center, CA; Oceanside, CA & more
What Roles: Registered Nurse, Clinical Lab Scientist Lead, Sonographer, Research Analyst, Food & Nutrition Services Lead, Patient Account Specialist, Surgical Equipment Tech, Physical Therapist Assistant & more
Benefits Details: As a healthcare company, Scripps takes the wellness of its employees seriously. In addition to medical, dental and vision coverage, employees have access to free onsite health centers, massage therapy, fitness classes and more. They also get discounts on entertainment, childcare and pet insurance, and have access to a college savings plan.
Where Hiring: San Francisco, CA; New York, NY
What Roles: Tech Lead – Web Infrastructure, Accounts Payable Accountant, Corporate Finance Associate, Product & Commercial Counsel, Site Reliability Engineer – Corp Engineering, Account Manager – Growth Sales, People Insights Analyst, Agency and PMP Marketing Manager & more
Benefits Details: You’d be hard-pressed to find a more parent-friendly company than Pinterest. The company just announced an impressive suite of new parent perks, such as four months off for both new moms and dads, one-on-one classes with a parenting coach, egg freezing and reimbursements for adoption costs up to $5,000 and surrogacy up to $20,000. Add to that free meals, unlimited vacation and a pet-friendly office, and their benefits package becomes practically irresistible.
Where Hiring: Boston, MA; Seattle, WA; Chicago, IL; Jersey City, NJ; White Plains, NY & more
What Roles: Enterprise Account Executive, Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer, Commissions Analyst, Senior Technical Trainer, Strategy & Operations Manager, Client Services Manager, Partner Programs & Communications Manager, Senior Technical Writer & more
Benefits Details: Turbonomic’s perks are equal parts practical and fun. Besides essentials like dental, vision and medical insurance with HSA plans, unlimited paid time off and gym discounts, Turbonomic provides exciting benefits like snacks and bi-weekly catered lunches, billiards and corn hole, weekly happy hours and a rooftop deck with gorgeous views.
Where Hiring: New York, NY; Portland, OR; Atlanta, GA; New Haven, CT; Toronto, OH & more
What Roles: Director Shopper Marketing, Ecommerce Site Coordinator, Field Sales Representative – Connecticut, Field Sales Representative – Washington D.C./Baltimore, Sr. Manager – Category Management, Sr. Manager Strategic Sourcing – Ingredients, System Engineer, Trade Spend Supervisor & more
Benefits Details: KIND doesn’t just focus on making healthy products — they’re also committed to making sure their employees are happy and healthy as well. Besides comprehensive insurance, some of their unique wellness perks include on-site health screenings, one-on-one and group sessions with a mindfulness expert, a fitness reimbursement program and an endless supply of KIND product, including a monthly allotment sent straight to team members’ homes.
Where Hiring: Seattle, WA; Natick, MA; Aurora, CO; Mobile, AL; Novi, MI & more
What Roles: Store Manager, Barista, Shift Supervisor, Program Manager, Senior Manager – Public Policy, Application Developer Lead, Assistant Store Manager, Director – Supply Chain Controller & more
Benefits Details: Starbucks is adding subsidized backup daycare for children and adults to its extensive list of worker benefits in a partnership with Care.com, a company that connects families with caregivers. Starbucks will provide employees with up to 10 subsidized backup care days at a cost of $1 an hour for in-home care for children or adults, or $5 a day for each child at a child care center, per CNN. Employees will also have access to a premium membership at Care.com, which usually costs $150 a year, and to advisors who can help them develop long-term care plans. All of that is in addition to free tuition, health insurance, a matching 401(k) plan and other impressive benefits.