8 Office Perks and Their Hidden Costs

Good and Bad Benefits

Free gourmet meals and all the Diet Coke you can drink may describe the cafeteria at some workers’ dream office. After all, what could be wrong with free food? Outstanding office perks can be a vital part of attracting and retaining the most talented employees. Some job seekers may even make job decisions based on the additional benefits companies offer. The best perks keep employees happy and productive, but only most of the time. Here are some great office perks that can actually pose problems in the office from distractions to outright intoxication. Photo Credit: bernarddd