Walmart’s Jet.com is offering employees outrageous perks in the talent war with Amazon

Jet.com workers can challenge their coworkers to a ping pong duel or a game of pool.

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Jet.com workers can challenge their coworkers to a ping pong duel or a game of pool.
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• Jet.com is the Walmart’s answer to its rival online retail giant Amazon.

• The Walmart subsidiary offers employees tempting perks in order to draw in talent.

• Benefits range from a generous parental leave policy to fun office traditions.

Jet.com, which Walmart acquired in 2016 for $3.3 billion, is the big box chain’s answer to Amazon.

In order to compete in the online retail war for talent, Jet.com likes to tell prospective candidates they’d “look good in purple.

The company also offers its employees some pretty tantalizing perks.

Here’s a look at some of the benefits Jet.com offers to draw in talent:


A Glassdoor reviewer said Jet.com employees get over 120 hours of PTO at the start of the year.

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Upon acquiring Jet.com, Walmart ended its weekly in-office happy hour tradition. The Wall Street Journal reported employees weren’t thrilled about the change, so the perk was reinstated.

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Source: Business Insider, Wall Street Journal


Employees at the company’s Hoboken headquarters can chow down on free snacks and stay perked up with cold brew kegs. Glassdoor reviewers also reported getting taffy, too.

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And Employees based in Draper, Utah, said the company sometimes brings over an ice cream truck to give everyone free, frozen treats.

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Source: Glassdoor


The team can also hang out and play some pool and ping pong in the office.

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And all new parents get four months of paid leave.

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Source: Glassdoor