Organic lunches, gym memberships, 24/7 access to a physician, in-office massages, yoga classes and much more. It’s all about the wellness in today’s work world. Companies are boosting the benefits and pumping up the perks in a major way.
Here are 12 companies who rank wellness alongside success and who are investing in benefits that scream work-life balance. Grab your workout gear and dust off your resume, these companies are hiring now!
Wellness Benefit(s): “Our offices are set up in an open space model, with sit/stand desks for every employee. We have excessively fancy espresso machines in every location. We have catered lunches three times per week, and stock organic fruit in the kitchen.”
Where Hiring: Cary, NC & Mountain View, CA
What Employees Say: “Smart friendly people who understand work/life balance and recognize when an employee has gone above and beyond. There are sprints but it’s not the typical startup death march. Interesting work that allows for learning new skills, some nice perks like free lunch and excellent dental/vision coverage. Flexible remote working policy.” —Current Employee
Wellness Benefit(s): PNC Living Well offers activities for each employee — like wellness challenges and biometric screenings — that lead to credits, which are deposited as dollars into HSAs or paychecks. The company also has onsite Well-being Centers in Pittsburgh, PA and Miamisburg, OH, and employees participating in its medical benefits have access to Teladoc which provides 24/7/365 access to quality medical care through phone and video consultations.
Where Hiring: Bridgeton, NJ; Pittsburgh, PA; Baltimore, MD; San Diego, CA; Charlotte, NC; Philadelphia, PA; New York, NY; Los Angeles, CA & more.
What Employees Say: “PNC has amazing work-life balance. They also have phenomenal benefits;401k, pension, maternity (10 weeks 100% pay), educational assistance, childcare assistance, adoption assistance, etc. They promote from within and give you training to be successful in many areas.” —Current Universal Banker
Wellness Benefit(s): The cable network offers 6 weeks fully paid for parental leave, free flu shots, subsidized back up day care for children and elders, a doctor on demand with allow co-pay as well as other wellness incentives like discounts to gym memberships.
Where Hiring: Los Angeles, CA & New York, NY
What Employees Say: “The teams are awesome. People like coming to work. We generally have a great work life balance, if not heavier in the life side at times. Some groups have more freedom than others, but the management is pretty clear in direction.” —Current Employee
Wellness Benefit(s): In addition to competitive base salaries, and performance based merit increases, Carilion Clinics offer childcare discounts, farm-to-table cooperatives, employee assistance programs and wellness discounts plus incentives.
Where Hiring: Roanoke,VA; Christiansburg, VA; Waynesboro, VA & more.
What Employees Say: “Very patient focused and provides ongoing training. Staff set high standards of excellence. Great teamwork. Good benefits. I enjoyed working here and highly recommend.” —Current Employee
Wellness Benefit(s): The company offers gym memberships/stipends & a flexible schedule allowing for a gym break throughout the day as well as an open vacation policy/parental leave.
Where Hiring: Boston, MA
What Employees Say: “Crazy-Good Benefits — Not just the insurance and options, either. When I tell my friends and family about things like company trips they can’t believe the benefits could be that good; they literally think they’ve misunderstood what I’ve told them.” —Current Software Engineer
Wellness Benefit(s): MINDBODY offers 20 vacation days per year, $65 in monthly wellness vouchers, 21 onsite wellness classes every week, 5 onsite massage therapists, onsite Acupuncture, 25+ daily menu items from our in-house caterers, 1 monthly outdoor activity (dodgeball, for example).
Where Hiring: San Luis Obispo, CA; Austin, TX; Atlanta, GA & more.
What Employees Say: “There is a lot of autonomy for individuals on the sales development teams at MINDBODY and the product is useful. It really does feel like you are selling a product that helps businesses in the health and wellness industry succeed. The lifestyle of San Luis Obispo and company culture at MINDBODY can definitely be more rewarding than at a large Bay Area tech company.” —Former Employee
Wellness Benefit(s): Free fitness classes. Reebok is an athletic wear company, after all. Employees here can snag free classes at its on-site gym and Crossfit Box any time of day.
Where Hiring: Boston, MA & Canton, MA
What Employees Say: “Company culture is incredible. You are able to work around people with similar passions each and everyday.” —Former Employee
Wellness Benefit(s): While specific benefits vary by location, WeWork is known to offer comprehensive insurance (health, dental, vision, life and disability), wellness programs like yoga and sound baths, free food and beverages, unlimited sick days and annual retreats like their WeWork Summer Camp and Summit.
Where Hiring: Washington, DC; Denver, CO; Seattle, WA; New York, NY; San Francisco, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Tyson’s Corner, Fairfax, VA & more.
What Employees Say: “I had outstanding and empathetic team-members . I love how chic the office spaces are. Makes coming into work more enticing. I was reasonably paid and since the company is still young, there are many opportunities to set yourself apart. I definitely took advantage of all the free food and coffee. I flew out to 4 major cities throughout my time there and Summer Camp was awesome.” —Former Member Technology Specialist
Wellness Benefit(s): As their name might suggest, this healthy snack company is pretty darn kind to their employees. They offer flexible paid time off, comprehensive insurance, fitness reimbursements, a bonus program, 401(k) matching and equity, among other perks. You can also look forward to growing your career at KIND through coaching, training and tuition reimbursements. And if you fall on hard times, don’t worry — KIND has your back. They offer a Hardship Fund, which “supports team members and their families in times of need.” And, of course, employees here get all the healthy snacks they could ever want!
Where Hiring: New York, NY; Dallas, TX; Los Angeles, CA; Detroit, MI & more.
What Employees Say: “We have great benefits, stock options and other perks like [on-site] massages and mindfulness. We also have a program that helps any team member when they are going through tough financial times. Our culture is the best I have ever experienced in my career! We may not be perfect, but everyone at KIND cares about our culture and company.” —Current Employee
Wellness Benefit(s): This web-hosting tool developer pays fully for employee healthcare premiums, plus 50% of all premiums for dependents. And that’s not all: their health benefits package includes everything from acupuncture to fertility treatments – not to mention dental, vision, and prescription drug subsidies.
Where Hiring: Tempe, AZ; Hiawatha, IA; Sunnyvale, CA; Kirkland, WA & more.
What Employees Say: “Fun, open, and accepting culture. Great healthcare and other benefits. A great place for your first job in IT.” —Current Site Reliability Engineer
Wellness Benefit(s): Microsoft offers an annual $800 “StayFit” reimbursement program to help cover the cost of gym memberships and fitness programs.
Where Hiring: Redmond, WA; Raleigh, NC; London, England; Mountain View, CA; Cambridge, MA & more.
What Employees Say: The best things were the 401K (Microsoft would match up to 50% of max) and the employee stock purchase plan. Also the Stay Fit options were good (could go to a gym or get $800 to spend on fitness related activities/equipment or other things).” —Former Employee
Wellness Benefit(s): According to Squarespace’s website, “at the office, we provide daily gourmet lunches, yoga sessions, and chair massages. And so many snacks.” Yum!
Where Hiring: Portland, OR and New York, NY
What Employees Say: “The work life balance on the engineering side speaks for itself in terms of respecting employees’ personal time outside of work. There are seldom arbitrary deadlines set for projects. Very few people work past 7PM and those who choose typically choose to start their day late. When it comes to the unlimited vacation policy, people actually do make use of it generously.” —Current Software Engineer