23 Responses

  1. sharon
    sharon November 7, 2011 at 10:30 pm |

    Bahahah… pancakes

  2. Melissa
    Melissa November 7, 2011 at 10:31 pm |

    That really is a faux pas.

  3. Mackenzie
    Mackenzie November 7, 2011 at 10:31 pm |


  4. Kathy W
    Kathy W November 7, 2011 at 10:32 pm |

    Yah I don’t want to know I’m paying for things that are so “dot bomb” to begin with.

  5. Abigale
    Abigale November 8, 2011 at 6:48 pm |

    seen this before on other sites. plus it’s so dot bomb.

  6. Colpton M
    Colpton M November 8, 2011 at 6:49 pm |

    Wow I took a look. I’d hate to find out I’m paying for that.

  7. Colpton M
    Colpton M November 8, 2011 at 6:51 pm |

    Not cool.

  8. Brenda
    Brenda November 8, 2011 at 6:53 pm |

    I was working for a place that had bean bag chairs and nerf toys. It was great till they went under, so even if these guys are doing great.. the practice of juvenile amenities is still associated with the days when poorly run companies ran themselves into the ground.

  9. Jaysfan
    Jaysfan November 8, 2011 at 6:54 pm |

    Seems a bit irresponsible doesn’t it.

  10. Tayler
    Tayler November 8, 2011 at 6:54 pm |

    This is old school business. I’m surprised to see it still around.

  11. Libby
    Libby November 8, 2011 at 6:55 pm |

    I don’t want to know my money goes to free pancakes ):

  12. Douglas
    Douglas November 8, 2011 at 6:56 pm |

    I would hope that the people are more mature at a firm that handles sensitive information. This suggests not.

  13. Frank L
    Frank L November 8, 2011 at 6:57 pm |

    Great point, even if you want to offer really cushy things to those that work for you, the time to show that off is not at the customer check out.

  14. Sue and Anthony
    Sue and Anthony November 8, 2011 at 6:59 pm |

    I think you also might attract lazy kids to your company. Better to get individuals interested in the job, and then disclose the beauty of working there.

  15. DaintyCakes
    DaintyCakes November 8, 2011 at 7:00 pm |

    I’d worry about the staff I’m attracting!

  16. Parker LM
    Parker LM November 8, 2011 at 7:01 pm |

    Hmmm. Not sure I’d want staff that came for free stuff.

  17. Rebecca
    Rebecca November 8, 2011 at 7:03 pm |

    Ewe. Contradictory indeed.

  18. Carrey
    Carrey November 8, 2011 at 7:03 pm |

    It’s fine to spoil staff, but do that privately!

  19. Tayler
    Tayler November 11, 2011 at 6:58 pm |

    It does make me feel a little foolish as a client, that my cash should go to pancakes and yogurt for 80 or 90 people. I hoped it went to training.

  20. Jenny
    Jenny January 3, 2012 at 9:27 am |

    Really like this article and the previous posts. I’ve noticed on many occasion, the employment page of a company makes them look too pricey for the wrong reasons.

  21. Warner
    Warner January 4, 2012 at 2:18 pm |

    Ouch. Good point!

  22. Savannah
    Savannah January 5, 2012 at 1:48 am |

    This actually made me take a second look at our own employment page. Thanks!

  23. Megan
    Megan February 18, 2012 at 11:04 pm |

    I find Virgin mobile to be as offensively perky about spending clients money on utter crap. I guess teens don’t mind because it’s their parents credit cards.

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