How to Lure Tech Talent With Employee Benefits, Perks

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Flexibility is key as employers try to beef up their benefits packages and attract in-demand workers.

Companies are vying for IT talent, and they’re using benefits and perks to help attract the best and brightest. So what are IT pros looking for?

“At the top of the list is a flexible work schedule,” says Jack Cullen, president of IT staffing and recruiting firm Modis. IT work doesn’t always align with the structure of a traditional 9-5 week, and flexible scheduling lets IT pros adjust the hours and location of their work.

Many Modis clients are keeping a tight rein on expenses, and offering perks such as flexible scheduling helps boost their appeal to employees while protecting the bottom line. “We’re just not seeing the rush to pay more for talent,” Cullen says, “but companies are going to continue to look for ways to be creative, ways to provide an environment with the perks that people want.”

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