Smart Benefits: What Makes a Company a Great Place to Work?
Monday, April 09, 2018
Here are some ways the organizations on the list are taking care of their employees:
Salesforce: Salesforce rewards employees with bonuses to employees who refer new hires and encourages employee volunteerism by paying workers 56 hours a year to give back to their community.
Wegmans Food Markets: The company spent $50 million on employee development in 2017 alone. The chain also boasts a civic spirit because through a program that reclaims food to feed the hungry.
Ultimate Software: Big benefits are the differentiator here. Not only does the company pay for all medical and dental costs, it also offers a 40% match on employee 401(k) contributions.
The Boston Consulting Group: In a global organization that operates 24/7, the key to happier employees is its work/life balance.
Edward Jones: This investment firm rewards employees with bonuses and extras like gift cards, and encourages a spirit of community through outreach events.
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants: This culture-focused chain celebrates and empowers employees, building camaraderie and pride.
Workday: This software company offers perks like on-site car washes and manicures and unlimited time off, and stresses fun, providing a slide as an alternative to the stairs at its San Francisco office.
Genentech: This biotech company boasts a diverse culture and a sense of purpose – making a difference in the lives of patients – that keeps employees engaged.
Hyatt: Another hospitality company makes the top ten because of its regular communication from management that keeps employees in the know. It also offers bonuses and extras like the ability for housekeepers to clean more rooms to earn extra money if they finish theirs.
Kimley-Horn: This design consulting firm gives its employees fully paid healthcare and matches 200% on the first 4% of employee 401(k) contributions.
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