This is the building you would work in at Mountain View, California.
It has a full-size replica of Virgin Atlantic’s Spaceship One, a space tourist vehicle, hanging in the reception area.
You would exercise in a state-of-the-art gym offering weight-training and a host of exercise machines, rowing machines, lockers and shower rooms, and two swim-in-place wave pools to work off the pounds and the stress.
Other perks include free haircuts, dry cleaning and laundry, child care, car services, chiropractors and five on-site doctors available for employee check-ups; all free of charge. Perhaps the most unusual bonus of all… employees can bring their dogs to work with them and keep the four-legged canine in their offices.
The welfare of employees is taken seriously as shown by this decompression (stress) capsule that is impermeable to sound and light.
A slide allows quick access from different floors…to facilitate moving around the giant complex. There are also poles available…similar to the ones used in fire stations.
Employees can eat all they want for free from a vast choice of food and drink, whipped up by in-house chefs.
Here is a typical lunch.
Check out the cookie buffet.
Each employee has at least two large computer screens.
Large boards are available just about everywhere because “ideas don’t always come when seated in the office” says one the managers.
Pool tables, video games, etc., are available in many areas.
On each floor, there are private cabin areas where employees can attend to personal affairs.
Having trouble with your computer? No problem…bring it to this area where drinks are available while it is being fixed.
Professional massage therapists are available.
View relaxing aquariums on massage chairs that you control.
There are many books in this library…even some about work!
Thinking, yes!, you would like to work here?
Today, Google employs 20,223 people around the world, receiving a resume every 25 seconds from eager job-seekers, hiring an average of nine new employees a day. Brush up that resume and maybe you will get to jump into the lap of luxury, work style!