Category Extreme Perks

What’s Zappos really (REALLY) like?

A few weeks ago, I fulfilled my dream to visit the Mecca of Corporate Culture: Zappos. And, like all ideas that I’ve built-up in my head, I expected to peer beyond the curtain and glimpse a short bald man followed immediately by waves of disappointed that I’ve been lied to again by a powerful brand […]

Employee Perks: Thinking Outside Of The Box

We love when we hear about companies who provide their employees with fantastic perks and amenities. Dedicated employees deserve the recognition for their hard work and contribution. These nine companies have thought outside the box, and taken their benefits package to the extreme! Here are the companies with just a few of their amazing employee […]

How Many Weeks Is Enough?

Yahoo has been receiving criticism lately for its decision to eliminate remote, or telecommuting employees. Employees need companies to accommodate their often hectic, crazy lives outside of their job and it looked as if Yahoo was not doing its part. Telecommuting offered reprieve for ill employees, employees who are parents of young children, and employees […]

A Texas Company That Develops Within

The need for skilled labor is increasing. The amount of skilled workers, however, is decreasing. One company in Texas is reversing the loss of these skills and reeducating people to fill the gaps. The IT hosting company, Rackspace, is creating an educational plan for those who need the skills to work at their company. It […]

The Perks of Being an Employee

Interviews are an opportunity to tell the company why you are the best fit. What makes you the most valuable asset? What skills and abilities can you offer the team? How many interviews have you walked in to knowing every detail about the company’s benefits plan, work-wide celebrations, insurance options, and the number of vacation […]