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Amazing perks Google offers to employees

Last updated on: March 11, 2013 07:58 IST

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Google jobs are some of the most sought-after positions in the entire tech industry, according to Business Insider.

Employees who work for the search giant don't have to worry about much besides their work. Google says, "the array of benefits of perks aim to ensure that Googlers remain happy and healthy in all aspects of their lives."

Let's take a look at some amazing perks Google offers to employees.

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Free food

Googlers love their jobs at the search giant because they are well fed. Employees get free breakfast, lunch and dinner. There are also coffee and juice bars scattered throughout campuses, says Business Insider.

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Living in the future

Googlers get to use the company's products to get work done, "including those that have not yet been released to the public," an employee shared, says Business Insider.

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Tech support

The TechStop is Google in-house tech support shop, it provides Google employees guidance with all hardware and software needs and problems 24 hours a day seven days a week, it says.

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Free ride

Googlers at the Mountain View campus get a free ride to and from work. The free shuttle allows employees to live all over the San Francisco Bay area, says Business Insider.

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Pet work

Googlers are free to bring their pets to work, it says.

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Well-being

Employees can give each other "massage credits" for a job well done on projects. The massage credits can be redeemed for a free one hour massage on campus.

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Free drinks

Every Friday employees can unwind and socialise with free beer and wine, says Business Insider.

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Looking out

The company not only offers maternity leave for Mother and Father but also a bonus to take care of diapers, formula, etc, according to Business Insider.

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Sporting culture

The company also offers free fitness classes, gyms and organised intramural sports, it says.

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Balanced life

It allows staff to dedicate 80 per cent of time to their primary job and 20 per cent working on passion projects that they believe will help the company, according to Business Insider.

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High risk-reward ratio

An employee says while they are not going to become rich, the risk-reward ratio is pretty good, and sustainable, it says.

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Free concierge service

Googlers Corporate Concierge team can assist with everyday tasks such as planning a dinner party as well as more unusual requests, like finding a jewel-encrusted scepter to accompany a Googler's special Halloween outfit, says Business Insider.

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Free time

Googlers can take up to one three-month leave of unpaid time off, under specific circumstances. Health care benefits continue for unpaid leaves of up to three months, says Business Insider.

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Death benefits

If a member passes away, the family immediately gets the stock money, life insurance cash and half of the salary for the next 10 years. As if all this wasn't enough, the children get $1,000 per month, it says.

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Smart place

Working at Google staff are exposed to amazing people and great thinkers, says Business Insider. Besides being exposed to tech leaders, there are often talks with celebrities and other thought leaders.


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