10 Unconventional Perks Companies are Offering Remote Worker

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of employees working remotely has increased across the U.S. According to Ladders, only 4% of jobs with North America's largest employers were remote prior to the pandemic.

Firmspace compiled a list of these unconventional perks, with a focus on those benefiting remote workers. Keep reading to learn 10 ways employers are compensating remote employees.

Home office setup

Working remotely requires the same equipment as working in an office—a functional desk space and chair, high-speed internet, phone, computer, office supplies, etc.

Experiential benefits are an especially good fit for remote workers, as they offer in-home options that are convenient for those already working from home, as well as adventures near and far for those seeking to see somewhere new.

Fun experience

Online classes

Online courses soared in popularity during the pandemic, and they continue to be much easier for remote workers to access than in-person training.

Child care benefits are an important incentive for many working parents. Some employers offer on-site child care, but since remote workers can't access to such programs

Child care benefit

 Fun perks that are not directly work-related, like subscription benefits, are one way to do just that.

Subscription benefit

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