What do you think you attracts Information Technology (IT) professionals? Was money your first guess? You may be surprised to find out that top IT talent is more interested in challenging work than in monetary incentives. Reports show that companies that challenge their IT professionals are more likely to retain them.
Along with the providing challenging and stimulating IT careers, some Minnesota companies now offer clever perks to help attract and retain the industry’s best IT employees. Here are some examples:
Free bike storage
Bring your pets to work
Although salary and job stability are significant factors in other practice areas, the IT field puts more weight on flexibility and job details. Additionally, non‐monetary perks like those listed below are playing an increasingly important role in career decisions for IT professionals. Overall, IT candidates want to work for an exciting company that becomes part of their lifestyle, not just “another job.”
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