The 10 Best Magazine Publishing Companies to Work For
• Maximum # of vacation days: 20
• Sick days: 10
• Personal days: 2
Highlights: Determined on an ad-hoc basis.
• Option to work compressed work weeks: No
• Employee Assistance Program: Yes
• On-site exercise and fitness facilities: Shower facilities (Washington), and free fitness center (Chicago)
• On-site fitness/wellness programs: No
• Discounts at local gyms
• Same-sex domestic partner benefits
• Tuition reimbursement, mentoring program
• “Spot bonuses” of $100-$5,000 awarded
Other programs or practices that promote a healthy work/life balance:
• “Frank Days”—offices close for an extra day on holiday weekends (named after CEO Frank Anton)
Why Hanley Wood thinks it’s a great place to work:
“We are surrounded by supersmart co-workers who encourage creativity and productivity in a great office setting with senior leaders who care about both our individual and the company’s success.”
9. The BIC Alliance Inc.
U.S. Headquarters: Baton Rouge, La.
CEO/Founder: Earl Heard
Publisher of BIC magazine, BIC Alliance is a marketing and matchmaking firm for industrial service companies and original equipment manufacturers. BIC delivers its clients’ messages through networking, advertising/editorial copy campaigns, trade show participation, referrals and direct mail of BIC magazine, which has 100,000+ readers in the United States and is accessed online by readers in 77 countries.
• Number of new hires*: 16
• Rate of voluntary turnover*: 20%
• Bonus or incentive program for all employees: No
• Employee Stock Option/Profit-Sharing Program: No/No
401(k) or 403(b) savings program: