Google received over a million applications last year. For the fifth year running, it was named #1 on Fortune’s list of the Top 100 Companies to Work For. And for good reason: it’s employees enjoyed 100,000 hours of free massages in 2012, in-office happy hours, all the free gourmet food they could eat, and hundreds of other amazing perks. As you may have heard––thanks to its incredibly talented and hard-working employees––Google is also one of the most innovative companies in the world today. It has gained that status by providing its workforce with an ideal environment in which to be creative, productive, and highly motivated.
In contrast, most employers stifle their workers. Most employees count the minutes until five ‘o’clock when they can go home and forget all about their jobs. But Google builds harmony between its employees’ lives and jobs.
So while many employers today are scratching their heads wondering why high salaries and prestigious titles aren’t attracting top talent any more, this generation’s brightest minds are seeking careers where they can cultivate their health, creativity, and professional skills simultaneously. Traditional employment models have lost their luster. So to learn how your company can adapt, innovate, and inspire the talent you need to succeed in the 21st century; check out this great infographic from Talent Puzzle.
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