Employee Perks Versus Benefits: What Can Help Retain Employees?

Employee perks often shape our common perceptions of the startup world. Imagine casually dressed developers and designers lounging on beanbag chairs, enjoying a beverage from the complimentary espresso bar. Later, a team breaks off to brainstorm over a game at the ping pong table, or de-stress with the in-office massage therapist before heading to a big meeting.

While these perks are different than the “standard” benefits that a company typically offers its employees, they can play an important role–especially in the startup world. Here’s a closer look at the difference between employee perks and benefits, and how to get a maximum return on your investments with each.

The Difference Between Benefits and Perks…

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