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6 hour workday
Employers leave after having worked for 6 hours
The company works 4 days a week instead of 5
Flexible working hours
Employees are free to choose when to start and finish work.
The company pays for courses, books and other educational resources for the employees.
The company pays for employees software.
The company pays for conference expenses.
The company provides health insurance for you and your family.
The company shares business and financial news with employees.
Paid parental leave
The company pays the parents for the time off while they are taking care of a child.
The company pays for employees hardware.
The company pays for relocation and visa expenses when an employee joins the company.
The company allows remote work, but most of the employees work in offices.
Give back to open source
The company supports open source projects it uses or endorses.
Half day Friday
The company works half of the day on Fridays
Offers retirement plans
Including Roth 401ks
A shared belief held by members of a team that the team is safe for interpersonal risk taking.
Permanent foreign employees
Foreign workers employed permanently (as opposed to contractual).
Open source involvement
The company encourages open source involvement.
Healthy food in the kitchen
First they have to have a kitchen!
Transparent salary framework
The salary is determined using a transparent framework rather than a negotiation process.
Short summer hours
During the summer the working day is shorter.
The company is bootstrapped and doesn't depend on external capital.
The company is actively working on making the workplace inclusive and supportive.
The company allows taking paid sabbatical every few years.
Employees are paid equally for equal work done.
The company is publicly open about their finances, salaries and other details usually kept in private.
Shallow management hierarchy
There isn't an over-abundance of management positions.
The company organizes team retreats.
The company is remote by default but have offices.
Stipend for public transportation, bike maintenance, or rent stipend for those who walk.
The company provides stock options for the employees.
Coworking space stipend
The company pays for coworking space for the employees.
Gym membership stipend
The company pays for gym memberships.
Employees periodically review themselves and their peers.
Location independent salary
The salary doesn't depend on the location where an employee lives.
The office has XBox, ping-pong table or/and other amenities that can help you relax during the workday.
No recurring meetings
The company avoids recurring meetings.
Public diversity reports
The company publishes reports with its demographic data.
Software Developers practice pair programming when delivering software.
Fully remote company
The company is fully remote and doesn't have offices.
The company welcomes pets in the office.
Unlimited vacation policy
The company doesn't limit the number of day-offs.
Contractual foreign employees
Foreign employees work only by contract.
The company is financed by venture capital.
Unpaid parental leave
The company holds the parents' job during the time off they take to take care of a child.
The company has a kindergarten in the office.
Open space office
The company has an open-plan office.
The company sets tight deadlines and expect employees to work hard to meet them.
Strict working hours
The company tracks employees' presence in the office and punished for being late.
The company tracks (webcam, screenshots) the employees using special software.
The company uses special software to track employees time.
The company requires employees to wear formal attire
Thunderdome: two programmers enter, one programmer leave
An entertaining way to solve impossible arguments
Employees often get fired or leave themselves