The Telegraph recently reported that jobseekers are increasingly valuing perks over higher pay or bonuses - and the report has made traction on Linkedin, with employers and employees giving their opinions on whether they think this is a sustainable practice.

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Now more than ever employers are introducing employee perks into their business model as a way to increase morale and employee wellbeing, and it’s often one of the most prominent things pointed to in a job advertisement. 

Employers in all industries are investing in benefits to attract and retain a new wave of Gen Z job seekers. From mental health days, and free exercise classes to flexible working and commuter allowances. 

But, how effective are these perks? And they are just a way of avoiding paying people more for their work? - these are questions that are currently circulating in many forums. 

When it comes to wellbeing, each employee will want and need different things to feel supported, so is it too easy for employers to assume ‘a weekly quiz’ is a sufficient activity to keep everyone positive? 

The Telegraph recently reported that jobseekers are increasingly valuing perks over higher pay or bonuses - and the report has made traction on Linkedin, with employers and employees giving their opinions on whether they think this is a sustainable practice. 

Read the full conversation and hear people’s insights here: https://www.linkedin.com/news/story/would-you-pick-perks-over-pay-5930242/

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