In 2019, the War for Talent is likely to intensify.
With the unemployment rate at a fifty-year low, top job candidates can be extra picky about who they work for. Companies trying to woo these candidates (or convince their most valuable employees to stick around) are realizing that offering a highly competitive salary and great benefits package doesn’t cut it anymore. Even perks like flexible work schedules, a generous leave policy, and an Instagram-friendly office space aren’t the difference-makers they were five years ago. In fact, in a lot of industries, they’re the new normal.