U.s. overview

employee benefits.

Blueboard offers the team a variety of benefits, described below. Eligibility may vary, as some benefits are dependent on full-time employment status and tenure. Employees are encouraged to review their offer letter and/or Summary Plan Description for benefit plans with external eligibility rules, and to consult with HR for any questions or clarifications.

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Flexible work environment and PTO.

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Flexible Work Environment

We have been fully remote due to the COVID-19 Pandemic since early 2020. In the near future, we are hoping to open the offices again with flexible work from home options.

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Our offices are located in San Diego and San Francisco, California. It's a casual, comfortable (and dog friendly) work environment where employees are encouraged to dress however they like.

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All full-time employees are encouraged to enjoy our flexible PTO policy to go #blueboarding, spend time with loved ones, rest, and recharge.

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Every member of the full-time team is required to take a minimum of 12 days of vacation each year to be eligible for a workiversary reward, and our company average is around 20 days of PTO per year.

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Paid Holidays

We offer ~12 paid holidays each year. On these dates, we close our offices and encourage Blueboarders to spend time celebrating with friends and family.

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Typical holidays include: New Years Day, Martin Luther King Jr Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day After Thanksgiving, 1-week Holiday Break (12/24-1/3) and we offer time off during an Election Day.

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Parental Leave

Blueboard encourages new parents to take parental leave after the addition of a child to the family by birth, adoption, or foster care to recover and bond with your new baby.

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Blueboard provides new parents with 8 weeks of paid leave. We will work with employees to design a leave plan depending on individual needs

Health and wellness programs.

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Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance

Blueboard provides full-time employees the option to participate in our employer-sponsored health, dental, vision and life insurance plans.

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Our healthcare coverage is through Blue Shield, and Blueboard covers 90% of the cost for employees and 50% of the cost for dependents. Our dental plan is through Delta Dental, and Blueboard covers 50% of the employee costs.

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Mental and Physical Health

At Blueboard, we believe in balance, and we want everyone on our team to have the opportunity to invest in their mental and physical health.

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We have partnered with Spring Health as an additional mental health benefit (which includes 6 free therapy sessions and full access to their Moments app) and ClassPass for physical health (3 free classes each month).

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Blueboard offers all full-time employees the opportunity to save for retirement through our partnership with Guideline 401k.

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Employees may chooose to put away pre-taxed money to invest in retirement.

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Learning and Development Stipend

Every employee has an annual budget of $1,000 per year to spend on learning and development activities that help build skills in their role and take steps on their career path.

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Blueboarders who join throughout the year are eligible for a prorated amount based on the month in which they have their first day of work. Blueboarders typically use this budget for attending conferences, engaging in online courses, receiving coaching, purchasing books, and challenging their comfort zones to gain new knowledge.

Company rewards and recognition.

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Quarterly and Annual Values Rewards

With peer-nominated quarterly and annual Blueboard rewards and public recognition, we reinforce what matters to our culture and take time to cheer for our stars.

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The Blueboard rewards are Indigo for quarterly recipients and Emerald for annual recipients.

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Referral Bonus Program

We rely on you to help build our team, and we are proud to offer our employees the opportunity to earn a Blueboard Emerald reward when candidates they refer are hired.

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Only US-based full-time employees, contractors, and interns are eligible for the Emerald Referral Reward, and it only applies to US-based full-time roles. You must be employed by Blueboard at the time of reward (90+ days after new hire’s start date) to receive it.

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Workiversary Rewards

For each year of employment with the Blueboard team, Blueboarders are eligible to enjoy a Blueboard experience, or a Build Your Own Experience (BYOE), while also sharing feedback about their overall experience.

Full-time Blueboard employees are eligible if they: are approaching the completion of at least one year of full time employment, have taken at least 12 PTO days in the prior year, and submit a Workiversay Reward Proposal within 1 month on either side of their anniversary date.

  • 1 year of tenure - Indigo Reward

  • 2 years of tenure - Tiburon Reward

  • 3-4 years of tenure - Emerald Reward

  • 5 years of tenure - Ruby Reward

  • 6-7 years of tenure - Emerald Reward

  • 8-9 years of tenure - Ruby Reward

  • 10 years of tenure - Aviator Reward

Team events and retreats.

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Team Events and Celebrations

We love to get together to celebrate holidays, mark personal and company milestones, and enjoy experiences that are aligned with our mission.

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To stay connected virtually, we've introduced Lunch Clubs -where twice a month, every Blueboarder can expense a lunch or breakfast, as long as they share that meal (digitally) with two people not on their direct team.

When not in a pandemic, you can expect an array of events and celebrations, from birthdays to team dinners to exciting Blueboard field trips.

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Annual Retreats

Each year, we gather for at least one team-wide retreat, where we spend time together Blueboarding, building meaningful relationships, and setting ourselves up for success.

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The location varies, but we can always ensure it will be fun and memorable!

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