For many employees, salary and work perks are the most important consideration when accepting a new job. In fact, research shows that employees say that work perks are an extremely important part of their decision.
It’s interesting to see some of the most unusual job perks out there and consider which of them are a real draw for potential employees, or just a gimmick. Saying that, I don’t know of many people who wouldn’t want a hangover day every now and then – especially after an office party.
Here are a few perks:
Yes, you did read that right! As a nation that loses more than 17million working days per year due to alcohol-induced illness, some companies are actually offering staff hangover days to prevent employees from suffering in silence at their desk.
Of course, there are rules. Eg employees are only allowed to use these days four times a year which also have to be work-related. Therefore, if an employee’s date didn’t go to plan and resulted in them drowning their sorrows, they wouldn’t be able to use the work perk ??
Do you think this can work in Kenya? What are the merits and demerits of this?