Markets

13 perks of being the vice president of the United States

Kamala Harris was sworn in on January 20 as the first female vice president in US history. Every US vice president since 1977 has lived in Number One Observatory Circle, a Victorian mansion. The vice president also earns a generous yearly salary of $US235,100 per year. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
13 perks of being the vice president of the United States
Strategy

The 15 hottest office trends of 2019

Digital business publication FitSmallBusiness released a report on 15 millennial workplace trends. Some hot trends include sustainability programs, gender-inclusive bathrooms, and corporate retreats. Company “Summer Fridays,” or closing offices early at the end of the week so employees can enjoy longer weekends, saw a 9% increase between 2018 to 2019. […]
The 15 hottest office trends of 2019
Markets

Mulberry bags, Montblanc pens, and ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ conferences — a UK wealth manager is under fire for its ‘extravagant’ perks, high fees, and mediocre returns

A UK wealth manager is under fire for its lavish employee perks and culture of maximizing client fees despite underperforming its rivals. St. James’s Place rewarded top performers with Mulberry Bags, Montblanc pens, diamond cufflinks, overseas trips that were “extravagant beyond words,” and invites to conferences that were “something out […]
Mulberry bags, Montblanc pens, and ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ conferences — a UK wealth manager is under fire for its ‘extravagant’ perks, high fees, and mediocre returns
Strategy

14 companies that give their employees unlimited vacation days

Vacation days can be a godsend – you can take a much-needed and deserved trip, attend doctor’s appointments, or simply catch up on sleep. However, vacation days can also quickly run out. Here are 14 companies that give their employees unlimited vacation days and personal time off, not to mention […]
14 companies that give their employees unlimited vacation days
Strategy

13 companies with incredible employee health and fitness perks

Depending on where you work, you could have access to a number of employee health and fitness perks. From free fitness classes to on-site gyms and complimentary pressed juices, these companies are taking employee fitness perks to a whole other level. Here are 13 companies with incredible employee health and […]
13 companies with incredible employee health and fitness perks
Strategy

Top companies are promoting perks like student-debt relief instead of Ping-Pong and nap pods, and job seekers are taking notice

LinkedIn released its annual ranking of “Top Companies” that employees want to work for. Many companies on the list are emphasising bringing personal and social value to employees, rather than luxurious in-office perks. Companies around the country are following suit by purposely skipping ping-pong tables to allow employees a better […]
Top companies are promoting perks like student-debt relief instead of Ping-Pong and nap pods, and job seekers are taking notice
Strategy

Most millennials and Gen Zs have never experienced a recession during their careers, and an economist says it’s changing the way people act at work

Labelled by Gallup as “the job-hopping generation,” millennials generally don’t plan on staying with their employer for more than a few years. Gen Zs, the generational cohort born after 1997, will likely be just as restless. Glassdoor chief economist Andrew Chamberlain said younger workers feel comfortable asking for perks that […]
Most millennials and Gen Zs have never experienced a recession during their careers, and an economist says it’s changing the way people act at work
Strategy

Even if free food is on its way out in Silicon Valley, there are 3 perks employees might care about more

Free food has been a major perk at tech companies like Facebook, Google, and Twitter. But California municipalities are cracking down on workplace cafeterias that offer free meals. Business Insider spoke with Glassdoor’s chief economist Dr. Andrew Chamberlain, who has studied how certain benefits correlate with overall employee satisfaction. Chamberlain […]
Even if free food is on its way out in Silicon Valley, there are 3 perks employees might care about more
Tech

A $35 million tech company is giving employees the freedom to choose their hours, where they work, and the meetings they attend — and it’s a millennial’s dream perk

Tech firm Verve gives employees the freedom to choose their hours, where they work, and the meetings they attend, making it a millennial’s dream company. Millennials, who make up the majority of Verve’s workforce, in general work more hours and forfeit more vacation days than previous generations. Verve’s cofounder Callum […]
A $35 million tech company is giving employees the freedom to choose their hours, where they work, and the meetings they attend  —  and it’s a millennial’s dream perk