Workers today are set to retire later than ever before. (In fact, recent research shows the number of UK residents aged 70 and older still working has more than doubled in a decade.) We’re not here to lecture you about how important it is to save for the future, but we do want to tell you about forward-looking companies that are generous with financial benefits for their staff, from stock options to pension contributions. If you’re thinking about the future, be sure to check them out.
Overall Rating: 3.8
Financial Benefits: Glassdoor users report stock options, performance bonuses, childcare vouchers, share incentive plans, and employee discounts as just a few of the financial perks of working at Accenture. Plus, one Glassdoor user describes the pension plan as “excellent and very generous,” while another adds it gets “even better the longer you are there.”
What Employees Say: “Fantastic culture, amazing flexibility, good rewards, varied work/projects, lots of extra-curricular activities/groups.” — Current Analyst
Overall Rating: 3.6
Financial Benefits: One Glassdoor user reports that Citi’s pension plans allow you to contribute 10 percent of your salary, “and Citi will match whatever you put in,” while another Glassdoor user confirms the company match, saying Citi gives employees “generous employer contributions.”
What Employees Say: “Large organisation with lots of opportunities to move around and gain knowledge of financial services. Lots of tools to learn and develop. Potential for financial rewards for some.” — Former Senior Business Analyst
Overall Rating: 3.7
Financial Benefits: EY matches employee pension contributions up to 6 percent, according to one Glassdoor user. Another says EY has a “good and competitive pension plan in place.”
What Employees Say: “Large organisation with lots of opportunity for promotion. Excellent HR department. Flexible work hours. Flexible approach to working.” — Former Executive Assistant
Overall Rating: 3.9
Financial Benefits: Amazon employees get Restricted Stock Units, a savings plan, and income protection. Plus, one Glassdoor user reports that “you have life insurance, and also they give you gadget insurance or dental insurance—even personal accident insurance.”
What Employees Say: “Hard work, but very rewarding, both monetarily and emotionally. Great colleagues, all working towards the SAME results.” — Current Team Lead
Overall Rating: 3.5
Financial Benefits: Oracle offers a stock purchase plan that lets you purchase stocks at a discount.
Plus, as one former employee describes on Glassdoor, “benefits are based upon a point system where you can pick and choose from a wide range of benefits … and convert the points into cash and contribute them to your pension.”
What Employees Say: “Good creative company to work for. If you have a can do attitude and want to succeed, you will.” — Former Senior Director
Overall Rating: 3.8
Financial Benefits: All Starbucks partners have access to “Bean Stock,” so that they can become shareholders in the company. As one Glassdoor user writes, “You truly get treated like a partner.” According to Starbucks’ website, other financial incentives include bonuses and team awards.
What Employees Say: “Flexible hours, good pay, good working hours, easy job.” — Current Barista
Overall Rating: 3.7
Financial Benefits: Annual performance benefits are one financial benefit to working at Hewlett Packard. But it’s not the only one, as a Glassdoor user describes: “HPE offers the standard range of employee benefits, life insurance, pension scheme, health insurance, personal accident insurance etc. Most of the benefits are competitively priced, the exception being dental coverage; that said, dental coverage in the open market is also keenly priced.”
What Employees Say: “Huge focus on culture and people, managers walk the walk, good working environments and atmosphere. Recent benefits announcements are amongst the best in the industry.” — Current Sales Leader
Overall Rating: 3.4
Financial Benefits: UnitedHealth Group offers an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and a UnitedHealth Group Credit Union that employees can take advantage of. Glassdoor users report that UnitedHealth Group has other financial perks too. “Very good benefits for employees and salary,” one reviewer writes.
What Employees Say: “Compassion driven corporate culture, excellent pay and benefits, management that focuses on positive reinforcement and training, wonderful co-workers, fulfilling work with measurable daily achievements.” — Current Community Based Case Manager
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