This article was published on March 18, 2016

Like bacon? You should get a job at Jive Software


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Kirsty Styles is a journalist who lives in Hackney. She was previously editor at Tech City News and is now a reporter at The Next Web. She l Kirsty Styles is a journalist who lives in Hackney. She was previously editor at Tech City News and is now a reporter at The Next Web. She loves tech for good, cleantech, edtech, assistive tech, politech (?), diversity in tech.

Tech companies are notorious for offering cool perks in a bid to convince people to take a job with them over a cushy gig at a bank or consultancy firm.

But team collaboration platform Jive Software takes the bacon with its offer of free pork products every Thursday for its staff.

The data extracted from Glassdoor’s benefits review also reveals that new Huddle employees get a £5,000 bonus when starting out at the company, deemed a ‘Cuddle’ by the firm.

Airbnb staff, meanwhile, get $2,000 towards a nice holiday.

“What’s the reason you want to join the Jive team?”

“… Bacon.”

➤ [Glassdoor]