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New Survey Reveals Perks Like Half-Day Fridays & On-Site Fitness Centers Boost Retention

Want to guess what ranks highest for employee importance aside from title and salary? According to more than 3,900 full-time employees nationwide, it’s a flexible schedule.

After that, employees surveyed by CareerBuilder recently indicated it’s the ability to make a difference, followed by the ability to work from home, academic reimbursement, having an office and company car. Read more

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New Survey Reveals More Companies Planned to Give Holiday Perks & Gifts This Year

Maybe this is a sign of the improving economy? According to a new CareerBuilder survey, companies planned to offer more perks than last year. And by perks we mean bonuses, parties and gifts.

The study conducted from mid-August through early September encompassed approximately 2,500 hiring managers and HR professionals and almost 4,000 employees across a variety of industries.

As for bonuses, 46 percent of employers anticipated giving employees holiday bonuses which is an uptick from 40 percent in 2011 and even a bigger increase from 2010 which reflected 33 percent.  Read more