#WorkQuirks- Fancy a Free Taxi to Work?

By July 11, 2018For Talent

Why settle for a few days off each year and a cycle to work scheme? You could be getting the coolest and most exciting #WorkQuirks in the world if you play your cards right!

There are some companies that go above and beyond what’s expected of them to keep their employees motivated and fulfilled. They know what it takes to find the brightest talent and keep them loyal and committed!

Here are some market leaders when it comes to unusual #WorkQuirks!


Taxi apps are possibly the best invention of the 21st century- they’ve saved me from being late for work more times than I can count! Whether you’re getting soaked trying to hail a cab in the rain or looking to transport a group of six, they are always the most convenient option. Lyft are one of the taxi market leaders, since their 2012 launch the US company have risen consistently in value and reached $15.1 billion in 2018. But the CEOs aren’t keeping all those funds to themselves! Every employee across their 300 US cities receives a 100 dollar voucher when they start off, allowing them to take some free journeys.

SC Johnson & Son

Have you heard of SC Johnson & Sons? They are a US family company dedicated to innovative, high quality products. SC Johnson & Sons are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of household cleaning, home storage, air care, pest control and shoe care products. They market some huge brand names including Glade, Pledge, Windex, Mr Muscle and Klear. The 131 year old company generates 10 billion dollars in sales and employs 13,000 people globally. Thanks to some amazing work perks, every single one of these workers is treated like absolute royalty! Concierges are hired to make sure the staff can focus upon their day to day tasks without distraction. Not only will they do your laundry and bring packages to the post office for you, but they’ll go as far as to stand in line for you if your favourite performer releases concert tickets!

Boost Media

Boost are an intuitive interface that use AI and reports to let you manage and optimise your ad creative at-scale. The Boost platform tells users which ads need to be optimised and what will promise better ROI all around. Since their inception Boost have been seriously devoted to an environmentally conscious ethos. Their aims to be green include one seriously cool work quirk that’s unlike anything I’ve ever come across before! Boost organise an Earth Week themed trip each year in which employees go camping and split their time between bonding at the campfire and cleaning up beach pollution.

Does your company have any unusual work perks? Let us know on Twitter. 

Author Jack Maguire

Jack Maguire is a recent English Studies graduate, content writer for the Jobbio blog, freelance journalist and podcast creator.

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