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The best job perks that keep employees happy

Need some ideas for perks that employees will love?

Perks and benefits are likely the most important things to your employees. After all, a recent survey showed that 95% of Americans consider perks and benefits before taking on a job. A higher salary alone won’t cut it.

Forbes recently highlighted 25 companies that are offering some really great perks for their employees – perks so good that they may never want to leave! We’ve picked out a handful of our favorites below.

Don’t just work – play

Red Ventures’ headquarters houses a full-length indoor basketball court, gym, locker rooms and putting green. Employees are encouraged to take a break and enjoy all the facilities. The Charlotte Bobcats practice on the court in the off-season, too.

Drive the CEO’s car

InDemand Interpreting’s CEO awards an employee who gave an extraordinary performance with a “Box Lunch.” This is different than what you’re thinking. The selected staff member is given the keys to the CEO’s Porsche Boxster to drive to a company-paid lunch. This shows his employees that he trusts them — even with his prized Porsche.

Bring your dog to work

The Nerdery’s employees can bring their dogs to work and the company will arrange for a mobile groomer for any shaggy pups. Each Thursday, the “Nerditorium” is opened for what they call “Puppy Fight Club,” where the dogs can go unleashed and play with other dogs.

Does your company have an interesting perk or benefit? Let us know in the comments below.

 

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