The US unemployment hit 3.6% in October 2019, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, indicating a promising time in the job market.
With increasing job selection, millennials on the hunt for employment have an opportunity to survey a company’s benefits when deciding between jobs, instead of accepting their first offer.
There are several workplace benefits that can set a company apart from its competitors that weren’t available 30 years ago.
Unpaid parental leave wasn’t required in the US until 1993. Today, mothers and fathers are being offered weeks and even months of paid leave to spend time with their newborns. “Fur-ternity” leave for new pet parents was probably never even considered decades ago. And with rising student loan debt, companies like PWC and IBM are helping employees repay their college debt.
Below are some of the best work perks millennials have today that their parents didn’t.