Google’s worker paradise

695cmf Google’s worker paradise

695cmf Google’s worker paradise

I have been to Google’s headquarters in California, so the notion that the New York offices boast incredible employee perks does not surprise me.But still:And the perks, she added, are “amazing.” In the course of our brief conversation, she mentioned subsidized massages (with massage rooms on nearly every floor); free once-a-week eyebrow shaping; free yoga and Pilates classes; a course she took called “Unwind: the art and science of stress management”; a course in advanced negotiation taught by a Wharton professor; a health consultation and follow-up with a personal health counselor; an author series and an appearance by the novelist Toni Morrison; and a live interview of Justin Bieber by Jimmy Fallon in the Google office.In what universe do Toni Morrison and Justin Bieber get namechecked in the same sentence? And is that really a perk? What happens when you try to concentrate on “Beloved” but the lyrics of Bieber’s “Baby” keep running through your head? Seems to me productivity would fall, directly.Continue Reading…

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Google’s worker paradise

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