Buoy Bulletin Board, 4.20.2018

by Tom Hermes April 20, 2018

Buoy Bulletin Board, 4.20.2018

Here’s what’s floating our boat this week:

Employers Offering More Perks to Attract Talent from Abroad – “A significant majority of employers are addressing the competition for foreign talent by covering immigration-related costs such as relocation and housing and travel, and also offering dependent support.” SHRM

There Are 6,000 Dogs ‘Working’ at Amazon and They Get Access to These Cool Perks – “At the retail giant’s Seattle-based headquarters, human employees share their work space with approximately 6,000 pups on any given day.” CNBC

These 5 Simple Tweaks Will Make Your Office More Productive – “These simple modifications can boost your office productivity in most offices – and can be set in place right away.” Entrepreneur

6 Reasons Why It Is Important to Invest in a Coffee Point in the Office – “About 82% of people look forward to work every day because of coffee, tea, and other refreshments that are an important part of their physical environment.” Vents Magazine

How Hiring a Chief Happiness Officer Can Save Your Business – “Because I’m so deeply focused on developing the business, I knew I needed to create a position that focused on the satisfaction of our two biggest assets: clients and employees.” Business.com

5 Companies That Have Incredible Office Perks – “How cool would it be to go to work every day, only to find that your office is less like a work space and more like one of those decked out ‘Real World’ lofts?” The Fresh Toast

Three Most In-Demand Employee Benefits of 2018 – “You don’t need to increase your investment in your benefits package, you just need to understand your employees better and rethink the limitations of your current benefits.” Forbes

Why Being Compassionate – Instead of Ruling With an Iron Fist – Can Make You a Better Boss – “Compassionate leaders create a positive and caring workplace culture.” Moneyish

Don’t Fall for Cool: Swanky Offices are Not Always an Indicator of Good Management – “Being cool is about much more than the working environment.” Forbes

5 Local Companies That Will Help Cover the Cost of Classes and Workshops – “Many companies recognize the value of continued education and support their employees’ quest to quench their thirst for knowledge by offering tuition reimbursement and assistance programs.” Built In Chicago

How Co-Working Companies are Offering Work Perks Beyond Beanbags and Beer – “Flexible workplace operators that can provide a curated, holistic offering should see ready demand given that most people, not just digital knowledge workers, now see their working day extending beyond what could be considered normal working hours.” Commercial Real Estate

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