There’s no doubt that companies have increased their focus on benefits and perks (and with 57 percent of job seekers counting them among their top considerations before taking a new job, it’s no wonder), but in their efforts to outpace each other, ping-pong and free lunch have become givens. Now companies are doubling down on health insurance, paid leave, professional development and generous 401k matches.
Here are 9 companies offering everything from signing bonuses to education assistance to attract top candidates. Apply now!
Benefits & Perks: In addition to a competitive and flexible total rewards package, Experian offers employees education assistance (up to $5,250 per year to pay for eligible courses and degree programs to improve job- related skills), adoption assistance (up to $5,000 in eligible adoption expenses per year), 12 to 14 weeks of fully-paid maternity leave for birth mothers, and My Secure Advantage which is access to a free, personal Money Coach for 90 days every year.
Open Roles: AWS DevOps Engineer, SEO Web Developer, Data Analyst, Principal Software Engineer, HR Generalist, Consumer Service Operator, Finance Manager, Financial Analyst Senior, Senior Finance Manager, Data Journalist, Senior Performance Engineer & more.
What Employees Say: “Experian is committed to promoting from within; if you’re good at what you do and you work hard, the opportunities are almost unlimited since it’s a global company. Very solid & credible executive leadership that makes good decisions and communicates well. Experian is also a company that’s serious about diversity and gender equity, which is refreshing.” —Current Employee
Benefits & Perks: On top of a comprehensive benefit program, TA Instruments offers college tuition benefit plan, legal plan benefit, identity theft protection services, pet insurance, adoption assistance program, employee assistance program (EAP), employee stock purchase plan, company paid Family and Medical Leave, fitness center & exercise trail, as well as fitness & weight loss reimbursement programs.
Open Roles: Software Developer, Sales Representative II, Applications Support Engineer, Network Technician, Software Test Engineer, Instrument Assembler, Manufacturing Technician & more.
What Employees Say: “TA is a company that is large enough to offer stability and the resources to do big things. But it is small enough that people are known for who they are, not just their job title. This means that someone with aptitude and ambition can make a real impact and have opportunities that would be impossible in a company that was structured differently.”—Current Employee
Benefits & Perks: Now, Progress Rail is offering Welders a $2,500 signing bonus plus relocation benefits. According to their website, “our relocation benefits may include repayment agreement, miscellaneous expense allowance, broker registration, house hunting, temporary living, home sale assistance, home purchase closing costs, duplicate housing, rental assistance, final move, movement of household goods, spouse career assistance and tax assistance.”
Open Roles: Welders, Painters, Test Technicians, Project Engineer, Product Manager, Maintenance Mechanic, Field Service Technician, Machinist, National Sales Director & more.
What Employees Say: “Large employer with a large parent company allowing access to expanded benefits. They focus on developing their people and understand that people are one of their greatest assets. Very diverse company and it allows employees the ability to move to different positions and other opportunities within the company.” —Current Employee
Benefits & Perks: Life at AIG is rewarding. According to AIG’s Glassdoor profile, the company offers maternity & paternity leave, adoption assistance, work from home, childcare, dependent care, employee discounts, an employee assistance program, personal development, diversity programs and tuition assistance.
Open Roles: Senior M&A Underwriter, Part Time Scheduling Clerk, Network Manager, Architect, Part Time Sales Assistant, Sr. Cloud Engineer, Assistant Actuary, QA Analyst, Risk management Specialist, Statistical Machine Learning Scientist & more.
What Employees Say: “401k is 9% match. 24 PTO days plus all the holidays. For every Monday holiday, we have the prior Friday 1/2 day. I work from home 60% of the time. Many resources for gaining education and building your brand.” —Current Employee
Benefits & Perks: The global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services offers Technology and Innovation Hubs across the country focusing on cutting-edge technology areas, including artificial intelligence, machine learning, user experience, emerging digital technologies, cloud, and big data. “Learning and education, along with cultivating top local and global talent, have always been the core of what Infosys brings to clients; it is what makes us a leader in times of great change,” says Dr. Vishal Sikka, Chief Executive Officer, Infosys. “In helping our clients improve their businesses and pursue new kinds of opportunities, we are really excited to bring innovation and education in a fundamental and massive way to American workers.”
Open Roles: Lead Consultant, Technology Lead, Technology Analyst, Programmer Analyst, Principal of Business Consulting, Consultant, Project Manager, Test Title, Business Data Analyst & more.
What Employees Say: “A good place to gain knowledge on Software and testing tools. A good place to learners and to start software life.” —Current Employee
Benefits & Perks: Cox offers a leading 401(k) plan with a generous match and an additional annual company contribution, giving our employees an easy way to save for their retirement. Cox helps employees understand how much they’ll need in retirement, whether they’re on target, and tips for how to get there by providing annual personalized retirement readiness statements.
Open Roles: Data Scientist, Senior Tax Specialist, Facilities Technician, Director of Engineering, Aircraft Captain, Integration Specialist, eDiscovery Legal Analyst, Network Engineer, Client Support Analyst & more.
What Employees Say: “Lots of great benefits and perks – particularly if you work at the Atlanta campus where there is a gym, cafeteria and other nice amenities. Fun atmosphere, lots of employee engagement events like spring socials and the company is big into providing community volunteerism opportunities.” —Current Employee
Benefits & Perks: Financial benefits that include competitive salaries and bonuses, company stock, retirement programs, and insurance–and financial counseling to help make the most of it. Agilent has a culture of continuous development that encourages our employees to stay up-to-date on current research and technology, and enhance their current skills to meet future needs. The company also has programs that recognize the life and events our employees have away from work, and that provide opportunities to relax, recharge, and live a well-rounded life–all essential to the creative process.
Open Roles: Senior Buyer, Data Scientist, Territory Sales Manager, NPI Mechanical Engineer, R&D Data Scientist, Enterprise Inside Sales manager, Sales Account Manager, Software Engineer, R&D Mechanical Engineer & more.
What Employees Say: “Agilent is a great company overall with a variety of interesting scientific projects and excellent work-life balance.” —Current Employee
Benefits & Perks: Genentech offers unique on-site amenities, including car washes, haircuts, childcare center, mobile spa and dentist. The 401(k) plan offers a variety of investment options and provides up to 4% in company matching contributions. We also make an annual 401(k) contribution equal to 6% of your 401(k)-eligible pay. Genentech employees get 18 days of paid vacation each year, on top of a number of paid holidays, including their year-end shutdown.
Open Roles: Global Licensing Attorney, Principal Cloud Engineer, Project Manager, Biomarker Operations Project Manager, Sr. Systems Implementation Leader, AI Engineer, Management Associate, Clinical Specialist & more.
What Employees Say: “Great place to work. Still have decent biotechnology culture. New ideas are well supported. Pretty campus.” —Current Employee
Benefits & Perks: Google provides the surviving spouse or partner of a deceased employee 50% of their salary for the next ten years. Plus, from Google’s highly-rated retirement savings matches to financial advisors and planning services, they offer many resources to help keep employees financially fit. In some locations, Google also offers onsite wellness and healthcare services, including physicians, chiropractic, physical therapy, and massage services. In addition, many of Google’s offices are equipped with on-site fitness centers and classes to save employees time and keep you fit.
Open Roles: Platforms Territory Account Manager, Marketing Experiences Producer, Logistics Engineer, Legal Assistant, User Access Control Process Owner, Head of Innovation, People Consultant, Technical Account Manager, Information Security Engineer & more.
What Employees Say: “The perks are amazing. Yes, free breakfast, lunch, and dinner every weekday. Aaaaaamazing holiday parties (at Waldorf Astoria, NY Public Library, MoMA, etc.); overnight ski trips to Vermont; overnight nature trips to the Poconos in the summer; summer picnics at Chelsea piers; and on and on and on. I don’t see this going away unless the company starts hurting financially.” —Current Employee