Buoy Bulletin Board, 5.4.2018

by Tom Hermes May 04, 2018

Buoy Bulletin Board, 5.4.2018

Here’s what’s floating our boat this week:

5 Companies with Employee Perks that Rival Google’s – “When it comes to employee perks, Google has long been seen as the crème de la crème. However, more companies have upped their benefits game in an effort to attract top talent.” CNBC

A Tech Company is Giving Each Employee $1,500 to Spend on Experiences – and It’s a Millennial’s Dream Perk – “So far, some employees have swum with sharks in the Galapagos, skied the Austrian Alps, trekked the Great Wall of China, and delivered books to children in the Philippines.” Business Insider

7 Key Indicators of a Great Workplace – “The longer I study workplace happiness, the more convinced I am that culture is the lynchpin to building an awesome workplace.” Forbes

How to Improve Wellness at Work and in Life – “The ultimate goal is to create an ongoing culture of well-being that supports employees in their health, happiness, and performance goals. This in turn, creates happy, healthy, and successful companies that create lasting impact.” INFORUM

Should We Be Happy at Work? – “The average person spends 90,000 hours at work over their lifetime. Is it unreasonable to expect that the majority of those should be happy ones?” Forbes

This CEO is Pioneering a New Approach to Work Flexibility and Supporting Mental Health – “A 2017 survey found that flexible hours and work-from-home options are two of the most desirable perks job seekers want. Flexibility is also a boon for well-being.” Forbes

How Corporate Cultures Stack Up in Cloud Companies – “For companies with distributed workforces, maintaining a strong culture and employee morale can be difficult. But more distributed companies are finding ways to work around the challenges.” CIO Dive

This Company is Letting its Employees Choose Their Rewards – “Standardized employer-provided benefit packages have been the norm, but it may be time to trade them in for a more personalized approach to employee benefits and rewards.” Forbes

Chicago’s Top 10 May Events – “Check out all of our favorite activities happening in the Windy City this month.” Buoy Blog 

Enjoy the weekend!






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