On-site childcare and gym, free breakfast and lunch, every second Friday off, work from anywhere, opportunity to take a sabbatical. To those of us who are always on the clock with eyes glued to our BlackBerrys, that sounds like the perfect balance between work and personal life, right?
And if you work at Orbitz, SAS or Agilent Technologies, that set-up is probably old hand.
Those are a few of the companies that take work-life balance seriously, according to a new survey. Jobs site Glassdoor.com ranked companies based on their work-life balance culture to come up with its second annual list of 25 firms. (The report is based on the reviews of employees who elected to participate in an online company review survey.)
Other firms that made the top 25 include: Mitre, a systems engineering nonprofit company (4.5 out of 5.0 rating); LinkedIn (4.3); Discover (4.2); and consulting firm Bain (4.1).
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