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Jan 10

An overview of Choozle employee benefits with Christine Jones

One of Choozle’s top priorities now, and since the beginning of the company, is a culture that supports the whole well-being of employees. We strive to create a culture where employee happiness is top-of-mind and in turn, a happy office, as we grow and continue to welcome new Choozlers to the team.

We focus on our team’s growth, balance, and learning opportunities to ensure everyone is thriving both in and outside of the office.

In order to be a successful, smart, and agile company, we know it starts with our team. That’s why we go out of our way to prioritize them with our long list of benefits available for all full-time employees.

Let’s talk about how extensive Choozle’s benefits package actually is. We’ll explain everything that is covered and highlight a few of our favorites.

Core benefits

First and foremost, we provide a base salary and core benefits that are annually reviewed for every Choozle position. Our core benefits include:

    • Self-managed paid time off
        • Employees are required to take at least 2 days of PTO a quarter
        • It is recommended that employees take an average of 4 weeks off per year
    • Paid employee volunteering time
        • Employees can donate up to 24 hours (3 days) per calendar year towards a 501c3 charitable organization of their choice
    • Choice of two Medical insurance plans:
        • Base HSA Plan: employer 100% covered Medical HSA 
        • Buy up option PPO: employer covered at 90% & 60% of dependents
    • Dental insurance, employer covered at 90% & 70% of dependents
    • Vision insurance 
    • Employer contribution into employee Health Savings Account
        • HSA employee only = $60/month
        • HSA employee + family = $100/month
    • Employer covers up to 50k of life insurance
    • Employer paid long term disability provided
    • Employer provided parental leave
        • Primary parent = 12 weeks
        • Non primary parent = 6 weeks
    • Two employer-provided Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)

A few more optional core benefits include:

    • Voluntary upgrade options, and voluntary additional Life Plans
    • Voluntary Pet Insurance
    • Voluntary Accident Insurance
    • 401k option with 50% company match of the first 6%
    • Voluntary Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Voluntary Dependent Care FSA Accounts

Choozle also prioritizes ownership as a meaningful part of everyone’s experience when working at Choozle. We provide meaningful equity bands, so we can continue to take pride in what we build.

Variable benefits

Based on your position at Choozle there are also variable benefits and compensation you could start to see. These include referral bonuses and commissions. We know the best job candidates tend to come from employee referrals, and we reward people who build our team. Commissions are tied to revenue goals based on your position.

The Perks

Now, this is the real fun part of working at Choozle! There are a ton of extra perks that really start to add up once you start working. From monthly stipends to our beautiful office space in Downtown Denver, there’s a lot to love about working at Choozle. Here’s the full list:

  • Monthly Wellness Stipend:
        • $100 a month for employee wellbeing
  • Continued Education:
        • Full access LinkedIn Learning catalog
        • Full reimbursement eligibility for approved education specific to role
  • Work from Home Stipend
        • $100 a month for work-from-home productivity items
  • Office/other perks
        • Coffee, tea, soda, water, lunches, and various snacks available in-office
        • 12 paid holidays (including one floating holiday to be used at employee’s discretion)
        • Public transportation reimbursement or expendable parking garage
        • Expense 1 meal per week (up to $20)
        • Various employee activities and team-building adventures
        • $2,000 employee referral bonus
        • Anniversary gifts

Our culture is thriving when our employees are thriving. We put a lot of thought into the experience we want our employees to have both inside and outside of the office. We need employees who are healthy, taken care of, and who are ready to grow and learn with us, so we do our best to offer comprehensive benefits that check all of the boxes.

Are you ready to join the Choozle team? Check out our job openings!

About the author:

Christine Jones is Choozle’s People Operations Specialist. An experienced people person and manager of benefits, Christine works closely with everyone at Choozle and supports our growing culture. When she’s not at work, you can find her chasing a toddler around the house, frolicking in nature, or playing with her 3 horses.

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