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John Mackey (Whole Foods CEO)
In 2006, the CEO of Whole Foods reduced his salary to $1 a year, donated his entire portfolio to charity, and set up a $100,000 fund for staff facing personal problems.
New Google employees are called "Nooglers", and are given a propeller beanie cap to wear on their first Friday.
Facebook pays at least $500 if you can find a way to hack the site.
Google was originally called "BackRub".
Free Daily Ice Cream
All employees of Ben & Jerry’s get to take home 3 free pints of ice cream every single day!
If an employee of Google dies, their spouse will receive half their pay for 10 years as well as stock benefits, and any children will receive $1000 a month until they turn 19.
As a reward for record profits, the CEO of Lenovo, Yang Yuanqing, received a $3 million bonus, which he redistributed to about 10,000 of Lenovo's employees. He did the same again in 2013.
Ricardo Semler, a CEO in his twenties, took over a company worth $9m, fired most of the management, and gave the power to the employees. It now has a turnover of over $200m.