To whomever gets to use that room for the month, it quickly becomes less of a "private restroom" and more of a "personal office."
The fine tech bloggers over at Resume Bear made this interesting chart that graphs the benefits, utilities, retirement options, and facilities at several major internet employers in Silicon Valley. The information is pretty striking, but most of all I just have to wonder: How does anybody get any work done at these places with all the free activities they have access to?
Click through to see the entire chart. While you're doing that, I'm going to attempt to write off my next mani-pedi as a company expense.
This was a memo actually issued to the employees of QC Marts, an Iowa-based chain of convenience stores, back in March. The owner of the chain announced a contest in which employees would guess which of their number would be the next to get the proverbial ax. Four employees, who for some reason felt uncomfortable turning on their coworkers like rabid wolves, quit in protest. QC Marts denied them unemployment benefits, arguing they had quit voluntarily, until a judge ruled against the chain yeste