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