The Best Magazine Publishing Companies to Work For
• Number of new hires*: 2
• Rate of voluntary turnover*: 5%
• Bonus program for all employees: Yes
• ESO/profit-sharing: No/Yes
401(k) or 403(b) retirement savings program:
• Employer match: 100% of first 3% of employee’s salary contribution; 50% on next 2%.
• Paid holidays/year: 10
• PTO includes: Vacation, sick/personal
• Vacation days available after 1 year: 10
• Maximum no. of vacation days: 15
• Sick/personal days: 5
Highlights: Based on position, employees are given a laptop computer with wireless connection to access their documents and e-mail remotely.
• Option to work compressed work weeks: No
• Employee assistance program: No
• On-site exercise and fitness facilities: No
• On-site fitness/wellness programs: No
• Domestic partner benefits.
• Reimbursement for job-related seminars.
• $600 company contribution to flexible spending account.
Other programs or practices that promote a healthy work/life balance:
• Flexible work schedules to accommodate family needs or commitments.
Why Vicon thinks it’s a great place to work:
“Vicon is a very small, open, friendly, laid-back, casual and comfortable workplace. The management is approachable and receptive to any comments or suggestions, making Vicon a unique place to work.”
*In last fiscal year
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