Increasingly, people are valuing work life balance just as much their salary. According to the 2016 Millennial Survey by Deloitte, 16.8% of millennials evaluate career opportunities by good work-life balance, followed by 13.4 percent who look for opportunities to progress.
Companies are responding including by actively encouraging that their employees go on vacation. And they are helping them pay for those vacations to boot.
The job posting site FlexJobs analyzed companies for their vacation benefits. Their top companies offer vacation discounts, stipends, and even tell their employees to take time off and not check their phones.
1. AFAR Media
This travel media company gives its employees 30 days of paid time off and a $2,000 travel stipend.
An innovator in hospitality, Airbnb gives $2,000 of travel coupons to its employees every year.
This is an HR software solutions company, and its employees not only get paid time off they also get $2,000 each year just for travel.
Employees get three weeks of paid time off each year, but most impressively a month-long paid sabbatical every three years.
Employees of this software company get unlimited vacation and $1,000 each year just to travel.
Not only do employees receive discounts on travel packages (they do work at a travel booking site, after all), they also get a travel reimbursement of up to $750 depending on how long they’ve been with the company.
You’ll get a whopping $7,500 to travel when you work at FullContact. Another bonus? FullContact requires that its employees don’t work while on vacation.
8. Motley Fool
Employees get unlimited vacation time. The site also has a raffle every month, and the winner get’s paid $1,500 to put towards travel.
This software company has a generous vacation policy — 21 paid days off per year, seven sick days, 10 paid holidays — and it also offers a $3,000 vacation expense reimbursement.
This travel site gives its employees a $1,500 yearly travel stipend to use to book travel on the site.
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