12 amazing perks of working at Google, according to employees
Working at Google is definitely a most sought-after destination for any tech professional and the company does offer some incredible perks to its employees.
Besides truly gorgeous office spaces, Google provides its workers with a lot of perks, and some former Googlers, and a few who are still with the company, listed their favorite benefits in an interaction with the Insider.
Here’s the list below:
Eat every meal at work, for free!
If you’re craving for food and worry to pay for it from your own pocket. You don’t need to bother about it, if you are a Google employee.
The free food lets employees “cut down on personal costs significantly,” said a former intern and incoming full-time employee at Googleplex — the company’s headquarters in Mountain View, California.
You can take cooking classes as well
According to the Googler working on Search Infrastructure, Google also offers free cooking classes and team building workshops at various offices across the US.
Spare a time from work and take free workout classes
Google has an on-site gym that’s open to all Googlers 24/7 (well, whenever the building is open).
Working at the most beautiful offices of the world is a perk in itself
Free shuttles for employees
Invite and interact with your favourite speakers
The software engineer also told the website about the diverse range of speakers that come in to talk to Google employees. This includes authors discussing their newly-released books, Broadway casts or creative teams chatting about their experiences, chef giving demonstrations, and more. Celebrities such as Lady Gaga and Ryan Reynolds have also graced the Talks at Google stage.
Some recreational facilities at work
Google also offers employees education subsidies and generous tuition reimbursement.
As a general policy, Google is committed to supporting its employees “in doing what [they] love” — whether that’s through on-site coding classes, degree programs, guitar lessons, or more.
Googlers also receive discount at “a number of events and museums”
The company also encourages employees to take in community service programs
You tend to meet some innovative brains of the tech world
Massage therapists for Googlers
According to a software engineer in Google’s NYC office, employees receive a certain number of free massage points that they can use to “buy” different types of massages. Employees can also earn more massage points in various ways or buy more at a steep discount.
Pictures taken via The Insider