Once upon a time, companies offering perks like Friday beers and table football was novel enough to make the news. But in today’s increasingly tight labour market, organisations are constantly outdoing each other in an effort to recruit top talent — and jobseekers are reaping the benefits (literally)!
We sifted through loads of Glassdoor reviews to find out which companies provide the most enviable perks. These benefits go way beyond the basics like a pension scheme, employee bonuses or crisps in the kitchen. Read on below, and apply today!
Where Hiring: Cambridge, Glasgow, Belfast, Manchester, Warwick
Open Jobs: People Specialist, Project Manager, Business Development Manager – Secure Identity, Staff Data Analytics Developer, Agile Coach – Service Ops & more
Standout Benefit: The semiconductor and software design company’s ‘Flexpot’ gives employees a very generous allowance every year to spend on their own passions and development. This isn’t necessarily work related — it can extend to passions such as flying lessons, puppy training classes and more!
Where Hiring: London
Open Jobs: Game Programmer, Data Scientist, Technical Delivery Manager, Senior Recruiter – Executive/Leadership Hiring, Product Marketing Manager & more
Standout Benefit: The tech company’s “Life Concierge” is there to help relocate families, organise parties, order pizza and more.
Where Hiring: London
Open Jobs: Business Planning and Operations Associate, Partnerships Manager, Content Strategist, Data Engineer – Analytics, Decision Scientist & more
Standout Benefit: You’ll never go hungry at Facebook. The social media giant provides its staff with three free meals a day in the office — plus snacks! Other amazing perks include a generous wellness stipend, six months of parental leave for mothers and four months for fathers/partners and a transport allowance.
Where Hiring: Edinburgh, Levin, London, Talisker, Glasgow & more
Open Jobs: Supply Manager, Digital Marketing Content Manager, Human Resources Business Partner, Learning Campaign and Marketing Specialist, Change Manager Financial Controls & more
Standout Benefit: Diageo contributes a whopping 18 percent to employees’ pensions, helping to set them up for later in life.
Where Hiring: Edinburgh, London, Dunfermline, Leeds, Essex & more
Open Jobs: Business Analyst, Communications Manager, Digital Producer / Editor, Quality and Compliance Analyst, Associate Design Engineer & more
Standout Benefit: Sky supports its employees with one of the most stressful life events — moving house! — by providing paid leave for employees when they move house.
Where Hiring: London, Manchester
Open Jobs: Recruiter, Product Planning Manager, Assistant Producer, Public Relations Manager, Marketing Manager & more
Standout Benefit: Get paid to travel the world! Travelzoo offers staff £1,000 every year which can be spent on Travelzoo deals and offers.
Where Hiring: Slough, Salisbury, Blackpool, Edinburgh, Sheffield & more
Open Jobs: Analyst – Marketing, Retail Advisor, Configuration Manager, Automation Engineer, Capacity and Demand Manager & more
Standout Benefit: O2 offers all new dads 14 weeks of paid paternity leave.
Where Hiring: London, Edinburgh
Open Jobs: Continuous Improvement Specialist (Finance Operations), Senior Data Scientist, Reward Manager, Site Reliability Engineer, Senior Copywriter- Partner Marketing & more
Standout Benefit: The tech firm encourages its employees to work from any of its global offices and also provides up to 15 days per year for employees to work from their home country, if they’re based elsewhere.
Where Hiring: London
Open Jobs: Procurement Administrator, Research Scientist, Salaried Remote GPs, Accounts Payable Assistant, Cyber Security Analyst & more
Standout Benefit: The health technology company gives all employees and their families free GP consultations through the Babylon app.
Where Hiring: Leeds
Open Jobs: Full Time Customer Service Representative
Standout Benefit: The Leeds-based bank provides an onsite crèche for its working parents, so they don’t need to worry about last-minute childcare.