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Edelman Benefits

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When you balance your personal and working lives well, you can enjoy better health, productivity, creativity and overall job satisfaction. Here are just a few of the ways we help our employees achieve balance:

Generous Time-off and Flextime

We offer one of the most generous time-off policies in the industry, including a sabbatical program. Nearly 75 percent of Edelman offices offer flexible work schedules and telecommuting is available to U.S.-based full-time or part-time employees. Worldwide, nearly half of our offices offer transportation support or vouchers.

Realize Your Dream

Through Edelman Escape, our U.S. employees can apply for $1,500 and an extra week of vacation to escape from their everyday duties and pursue a dream, goal or experience that will enrich their lives or a worthwhile cause. Past winners have spent time with a brother before he was deployed to Iraq; took a son to Washington, D.C. to learn more about the U.S. Constitution; produced a film script; worked for Habitat for Humanity; donated time and money to endangered species and traveled to China to visit a family birthplace.

Adoption Assistance

We provide support for child adoption, offering monetary assistance to employees. Of course, pets are family too, so our pet adoption assistance program in the U.S. provides up to $100 in financial reimbursement for the adoption of your four-legged friends.

Beyond Benefits

Beyond our regular benefits, which are tailored by location, you’ll find local “extras,” from language training and book clubs to fitness classes, food vouchers and office pantries stocked with healthy foods. Edelman is a tobacco-free workplace that promotes the health and wellbeing of our employees. If you want to move into a healthier weight category or stop smoking, we provide help and financial incentives for those goals, too.

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Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • May 21, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    They provide plenty of vacation but depending on your team, you might not be able to use it all

  • Feb 28, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Executive Vice President in Chicago, Illinois

    Very good medical plan, 401k match, three weeks PTO for new hires, going up to 5 weeks for VP+ employees and those with 3 years of service, fitness club subsidy,

  • Feb 14, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Account Executive in Dallas, Texas

    Vacation time and healthcare benefits are good!

  • Feb 01, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in New York, New York State

    Great benefits and really good PTO

  • Dec 25, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in New York, New York State

    Health insurance was pretty good.

  • Dec 20, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Atlanta, Georgia

    health and wellness benefits as well as great health plans

  • Oct 20, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Chicago, Illinois

    You have to pay for short-term disability insurance for maternity/paternity leave.

  • Sep 23, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in San Francisco, California

    Great health benefits and extra perks for wellness stipend or extended education. Flexible with working from home.

  • Oct 03, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Chicago, Illinois

    The benefits are OK. Medical is expensive, but BCBS. Perks and health/wellness are good. PTO is lite and there should be more telecommuting.

  • Jul 16, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    Great health insurance, flexibility to work from home as needed, needs to work on professional development and training opportunities

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