The Wall Street Journal recently unearthed these three unique:
- 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.
- Nice work if you can get it: 12 years of full-time time off
- Even with economy on the mend, comp & benefits will lag
- Employee perks that won't break the bank and won't affect compensation calculations
- Employment law by the numbers: Know which laws you can ignore
- Minnesota's 8.8% unemployment rate outpaces national average