Convenience

Convenience is an important workplace factor. If employees find certain aspects of their job convenient they will have more time and energy to focus on work-related tasks. Some of the ways that companies help to make work more convenient for their employees includes free parking, bringing pets to work, easy commutes and child care.

 


 

Bring Pets to Work

Bring Pets to Work

In recent years, workplace trends have started to shift towards the needs of employees. So, it’s no surprise that in some companies, workers are now being allowed to bring their furry friends along with them to the office. Although it may sound like a strange idea to have pets roaming around in a corporate environment, many companies that have tried it say it’s no big deal. Google, Ben & Jerry’s,

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Child Care

Child Care

When you have both kids and a career, finding daycare can be a major issue. Not only is it expensive, but there are also logistics to consider: dropping your child off in the morning, scheduling your day around the daycare’s hours, and ensuring your child is happy throughout the day. Employees who have to juggle all this in addition to work often end up taking time off when there is

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Commuter Friendly

Commuter Friendly

What does it mean to have a workplace that is commuter-friendly? Essentially, it means providing employees with various commuting options that are sustainable, cost-effective, and both healthy for the environment and the employee. Companies that promote initiatives such as ride-sharing, reduced passes for public transit, biking to work, and flexible working hours so that commuters can get to work on their own schedule might be described as being commuter-friendly, but

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Parking

Parking

When it comes to working, parking is often a necessity. Although not everyone has their own car and chooses to get to work by driving, providing parking options for employees is very important. Having a flexible program that both encourages green transportation but still gives workers the freedom to carpool or drive themselves when they need to is essential. Employees do not want to work for a company that forces

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Pros & Cons

When looking at possible job opportunities it is always a good idea to write down a pros and cons list. This can help you to determine what aspects of the job you might like and what aspects you may want to change.

Some important job aspects to consider include possible travel, team outings, casual attire, flexible hours, working from home and more.

Workplace Culture

A workplace culture can have a big impact on your everyday life. If you enjoy work you will be more likely to perform better and stay interested in the tasks at hand.

Some of the ways that companies today are helping to foster a positive work environment is to allow employees access to free food and drink, showers, gym memberships, nap areas and gaming rooms.