What Makes a Great Place to Work?
Read this section to look at benefits and some factors that make a business a good place to work.
Another major component of an employee's compensation package is benefits – compensation other than salaries, hourly wages, or financial incentives. Types of benefits include the following:
- Legally required benefits (Social Security and Medicare, unemployment insurance, workers' compensation)
- Paid time off (vacations, holidays, sick leave)
- Insurance (health benefits, life insurance, disability insurance)
- Retirement benefits
Some workers receive only benefits required by law, including Social
Security, unemployment, and workers' compensation. Low-wage workers
generally get only limited benefits and part-timers often nothing at
Again, Starbucks is generous in offering benefits. The company provides
benefits even to the part-timers who make up two-thirds of the
company's workforce; anyone working at least twenty hours a week gets