Do you get any cool perks as part of your job? One of the cool perks at my new job is a free happy hour each month with free food and free drinks, which was light years better than any perks I had at my old job. But a free happy hour each month doesn’t compare with some of the ones highlighted on a list by The Independent. If you worked at New Belgium Brewing in Ft. Collins, Colorado, you get a free case of beer a week, a free bike after one year of service, and after five you get a trip to Belgium!
Employees of marketing firm Brogan & Partners in Michigan go on a mystery trip each year and at Rockville, Maryland business publisher UCG, the thousand employees and significant others go on an all-expenses-paid long weekend every five-years. Chipotle gives $30/month for vet insurance and insurance company Acuity has a stocked pond (keep what you catch) and $100 towards Weight Watchers. Free vacations? Free beer? Those are some pretty sweet perks.[Read more…]