Best 13 Quotes & Tweets on Company perks

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1

The product is the résumé for the team.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

2

Giving out equity in startups benefits ownership way more than employees. It allows the owners to push employees harder and harder because “you’ve got skin in the game now… you’re an owner.” No you aren’t. Owning less than 1% of anything isn’t ownership.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

3

Looking for a thoughtful gift to give an employee? How about 8 hours to themselves.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

4

Every time I’ve asked an employee if they want a certain perk or the equivalent in more money, they’ve said more money.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

5

Effective employee on boarding isn’t about swag, stickers, & company value pamphlets on their desk the 1st day. Sure, it makes them feel like you got your shit together. But, how you help them understand their goals & how co values are interwoven in operating are more important.

Suhail Doshi

Suhail Doshi

@Suhail

6

Time to redefine what it means to give employees *options*. How about the option to work 40 hours and not be penalized when promotions come up? Or the option to not be bothered all day long? Or the option to cut a project back instead of working weekends? Or the option to…

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

7

We love giving founders, early employees, and CEOs liquidity. You’ve worked your head off for 5 years. Why not buy a house or do something nice for your family? We did it twice this month. I don’t want our leaders incentivized to take big risks. I want them happy and calm.

Andrew Wilkinson

Andrew Wilkinson

@awilkinson

8

Employee benefit of the future: Get paid to sleep a full 8 hours a night.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

9

Benefits designed to keep you at the office longer aren’t benefits, they’re detriments. Which detriments does your company offer?

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

10

Employee benefit of the future: Bonuses for not responding to work stuff on the weekends.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

11

Employee benefit of the future: “Fewer than 10 notifications a day”

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

12

Unexpected perk of working from home: shower thoughts whenever I want them.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

13

Employee benefit of the future: 7 out of 8 hours a day are 100% you time.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried