Intel: Two-month breather on the house
Intel: Two-month breather on the house
Days off/year: 3-4 weeks

Intel's best perk comes in multiples of seven. For every seven years Intel employees work at the company, they are rewarded with a two-month sabbatical. Intel's employees who go on sabbatical can take the time off and have some peace of mind because their paychecks keep coming and their standard benefits package stays intact.

Intel employees on sabbatical are encouraged not to check in with work in hopes that they will return to work recharged. Those who qualify for the sabbatical are still entitled to their allotment of regular paid vacation time, which is four weeks per year after an employee has spent ten years at the company. Intel employees who have worked at the company between one and nine years receive three weeks of vacation.


Last updated June 06 2011: 2:48 PM ET

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