Employee Perks in a Today’s Job Market

Employee Perks in a Today’s Job Market

This story first appeared on Scoop.it - Startup & Silicon Valley News, Culture For the past few years, the unemployment rate...


This story first appeared on Scoop.it - Startup & Silicon Valley News, Culture

For the past few years, the unemployment rate in the US has been decreasing. Today’s unemployment rate of 6.5% is over 3.3% points lower than just four years ago. With this economic growth, businesses today must be strategic in how they retain and hire top talent.

Today employees are in the driver’s seat. As tech blogger, John Boitnott said in his recent SAP article, “2014 is well positioned to be the year the economy shifts away from an employer-driven market and starts conceding to the demands of a newly revitalized, employee-driven market.”

Employees are now looking for more than a salary — they are factoring in all of the employee perks associated with a position. To gain a better understanding of this current landscape, we took a moment with Mr. Boitnott to dive deeper:

John Boitnott's insight:

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My name is John Boitnott and I am a tech writer and digital media consultant. I write for Inc.com, Entrepreneur, Business Insider, USAToday and others. Before I started at VVM I held dozens of positions at various TV newsrooms in the state of California. I worked in TV news from 1994 to 2009. I was a web editor for two years at KNTV, the NBC station serving the San Francisco Bay Area. I also worked as a writer there for one year. I held freelance writing positions at KGO, KRON and KPIX in San Francisco as well. I worked as a radio anchor, assignment desk manager, reporter, editor and producer at KEYT in Santa Barbara for 10 years.

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