18 Employees Shared Their Job ‘Benefits’ That Turned Out To Be Completely Useless

Employers try all sorts of tactics to convince employees to accept or keep a job but rarely offer salary raises. Advertisements promoting job perks have become more prevalent in the past decade, despite many being irrelevant or should be standard. This trend is frustrating for job hunters, and some feel it sends more red flags than anything else. The antiwork subreddit has created a post asking, “What’s the most insulting ‘benefit’ a job has offered you?” The post prompted numerous responses, including “free parking,” which may seem irrelevant, but is a significant issue in some areas. Many retailers and restaurants do not permit their employees to park in spaces that customers can use, which makes free parking a benefit for the employer rather than the employee.

Other examples of insulting benefits include mandatory unpaid overtime and a “casual dress code” that required specific clothing items. Employees are becoming more disillusioned with employers that offer meaningless benefits instead of fair compensation. Employers should focus on providing fair compensation and reasonable benefits that are beneficial to employees, rather than using gimmicks to attract or retain them. By doing so, employers can create a loyal and productive workforce invested in the company’s success.

In conclusion, while job perks can be appealing, many are irrelevant or should be standard, causing job hunters to become frustrated with employers who use them to avoid offering fair compensation. Employers should concentrate on providing competitive compensation and benefits to attract and retain skilled and motivated employees. So keep on scrolling down to find out 18 most useless job benefits and we will see you at the end of the article.

1. See through windows? a job benefit? How?

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2. Imagine pretending pizza is a job benefit lmao

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3. Imagine getting a heater as a job benefit and your boss yells at you whenever you use it

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4. Overtime was listed as a job benefit in the job description? bruh!

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5. Imagine getting a uniform as a new year’s gift lmao

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6. Imagine using your job benefits during breaks and still getting shamed for it

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7. Government assistance as a benefit? bruh what!

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8. Imagine considering weekend events and Xmas parties a job benefit

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9. Imagine having a mandatory party as a job benefit

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10. Who even comes up with these job benefits?

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11. Free parking is actually a good job benefit but sadly this person’s job benefit was taken away lol

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12. This Redditor got fooled lmao

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13. Imagine offering a gym at a workplace where you are lifting 100+ pounds lmao

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14. When ‘healthcare benefits’ turn out to be just a coupon for a clinic 60 miles away

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15. When you have to pay to wear jeans on a Friday to support ‘needy families’ but you are the needy one

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16. When discounted tickets aren’t really discounted

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17. When your employee discount requires you to buy twice as much and still doesn’t come with a shift meal

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18. When a free lunch comes at the cost of your lunch break

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