Another work-life balance advocate, General Mills starts all new hires immediately with three weeks of paid vacation. On top of that, the company provides flexible telecommuting and for those who go to the Minneapolis headquarters, a flexible seating schedule instead of assigned seating, employees can work from any part of the office where they are most comfortable.
One of the nations largest natural gas producers, the Oklahoma City employer provides its workers and their families with half-price SCUBA diving lessons. Then, once certified, the employer also helps organize trips to exotic locations such Cozumel, Mexico. For those not wanting to get their feet wet, the companys headquarters also has a giant indoor rock climbing wall for employees to use.
J.M. Smucker Company
The Ohio employer starts its relationship off on the right foot with every employee, sending a new-hire gift basket to their home. In addition, the company provides a 100% tuition reimbursement program to its employees with no cap on costs, as well as free technical training in the event they would like to learn a new workplace skill.