From free pets to street-naming rights, cities and states were willing to hand over more than just tax breaks to Amazon.
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A cheeky "extra dinner on expenses" here, a few color copies of your résumé on the old work copier there... Hell, who's gonna notice? Answer: Your Boss. And that's when little perks turn into big-ass career problems. Here's why the most tempting freebies could land you in more shit than you think.
Once you've set your priorities, ask the potential employer about what they currently offer employees. Some companies may
One way to feed that hunger is to establish a mentorship program in which junior employees are matched with senior management
If he doesn't know your exact smoothie order, are you really married?
A cheeky "extra dinner on expenses" here, a few color copies of your résumé on the old work copier there... Hell, who's gonna notice? Answer: Your Boss.
To turn to the real world, it is not uncommon to find households in which one parent dominates another. The power play in turn impacts the children.
This should be obvious by now, but some companies still don't realize that if they treat workers well, good things will happen.
One of the most startling changes during my divorce was my self perception. That may sound strange but when I was married I was a good girl. I was a good wife. I understood my role and made the best of my marital life. I played by the rules.
There are careers you get into for the money, like plastic surgery or whatever it is Warren Buffett does, and there're jobs you get into for the free swag.
While Gen-Xers expect their careers to be more flexible with mobile and virtual teams, some in-office "disruptions" heighten and optimize creativity and workflow. One of the best additions to add to your company's HR program, science suggests, is to bring your dog to work.
It's no coincidence that the same qualities that make your company a great place to work can also help you grow your business
What I found in researching this piece, is that large, ostentatious perks aren't what make companies tick on a daily basis. A foundation of meaningful work, subtle and personal perks, and enjoying time with talented colleagues sounds like the perfect formula.
College life is known for its cramped dorm rooms, bland dining hall food, and less-than-glamorous frat parties. But at some schools across the country, students enjoy unusual yet totally awesome perks like free laundry services and steak dinners.
Imagine coming into your first day at a new job, only to find a big tub of candy on your desk. Doesn't sound so bad, does
For 14 years I was the editor of Cosmopolitan magazine and along with the responsibility came some pretty sweet perks, compliments of my company. Here's a sampling of work perks based on level of employment.