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3 unusual workplace perks

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The Wall Street Journal recently unearthed these three unique employee benefits programs:

  • Far-flung telecommuting: The eight employees and eight consultants who make up software company 15Five all work remotely in the United States, Canada—and Poland. Recent log-in locations: A house-sitting gig in Hawaii and a family member’s home in Ukraine.
  • Keeping tech current: Employees at AnswerLab, a San Francisco consulting firm, receive $400 per year to spend on personal tech gadgets, from iPads to Web-enabled thermostats for their homes.
  • Real workplace flexibility: At Denver advertising agency Clicks & Clients, employees break every Friday to do an hour of yoga.

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