You Like Being Treated Like a King

Screenshot of Google search for king crowns. Which one do you like?

And the tech industry is willing to make you feel like you are one top king. You name it: adventurer’s vacations, time to volunteer, free delicious unlimited food, a ping pong table, a Dance Dance Revolution machine.

Welcome to capitalism where you work real hard to believe you have a life.

Adobe Systems: Educational reimbursement up to $10,000 a year; $10,000 matching gift program.

Dolby Laboratories: Early screenings of films at Dolby theaters in office.

Airbnb: $2,000 per year travel credit on Airbnb.

StubHub: Free ticket raffles for sporting events, concerts and theater events in the local area.

Trulia: Mind-Body-Spirit Day and Bring Your Parents to Work Day; Philanthropy Club; monthly beer bashes with executives.


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  1. Jeremy

    Gosh you sound cynical.

  2. Lana

    The writter sounds bitter. Does she not get any perks at her job? If so, does she think that companies should stop offering them? Would it be better if companies that are making a fortune should stop distributing profits to their employees?
    For decades workers have organized for better working conditions: higher wages, time off, flexible work hours. Now we have an industry willing to spend money on their workers and you think that is wrong somehow…

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