Six Cool Companies to Work For

From cubicle farms to cafeteria food, life at the office can be pretty boring and, at times, annoying.

Union Square Best Buy, Manhattan
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Union Square Best Buy, Manhattan

But some companies have figured out that if you get a little creative and offer a few extra perks, it can go a long way toward keeping employees happy — and more productive.

Maybe it’s a cool gathering place, with bean-bag chairs, couches or café seating — or something more extreme, like a slide down to the cafeteria. (Ooh, can we get one?!) Or maybe it’s not a physical thing, but a creative policy — like offering employees unlimited vacation time or flexible hours.

Click here >> to check out Six Cool Companies to Work For. You'll find out why they’re so cool and get the answer to that burning question: Are they hiring?

We know there are more than six out there, so if you're at a company that’s an awesome place to work, or if you know of one, please drop us a line at ponyblog@cnbc.com.

We’d love to write about your cool workplace!

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