Forget about ping pong tables and snack bars. For those seeking new careers in 2021, a robust employee benefits package that includes flexible work hours is now a “must-have” at their next company.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the concept of work-life balance has all but disappeared. It’s been particularly difficult for working women, many of whom are suffering from burnout due to juggling the demands of work and home life.
Fortunately, some companies understand the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance, as evidenced by this list of top-rated companies from Best Places to Work. If you’re looking for a new job with a flexible working schedule and great benefits, check out the list below and start polishing up that resume.
Corporate headquarters: McLean, VA
Industry: Travel & Hospitality
What makes them great: Competitive starting salary, best-in-class PTO, top-notch wellness programs, and deep discounts on dream vacations are just the tip of the iceberg at Hilton. The travel company satta also has a program called Thrive Sabbatical which gives 10 team members four weeks of paid sabbatical and $5,000 to pursue their passion. Additionally, Hilton offers parental assistance programs, including parental leave and adoption assistance.
Corporate headquarters: Weston, FL
Industry: Information Technology
What makes them great: Formerly known as Ultimate Software, UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) is well-known for their people-centered culture. (Indeed, the CEO of UKG, Aron Ain, even wrote a book on creating an organization where people love to work.) Maternity leave, paternity leave, and adoption leave are among the many benefits that UKG offers, along with ample vacation time and flexible work hours. Most recently, the company announced it was implementing new programs to address racial injustice and support real change within the Black community.