This article by Jeffrey Pfeffer gives an accurate appraisal of the way our workplace cultures have been structured. What seem to be outwardly friendly company perks are usually put in place to help subvert expectations associated with more substantive employee benefits that companies don’t want to give to contracted workers. In the age of compassionate capitalism, where businesses need to sell themselves as “saving the world” to attract millennial employees, it’s strange that the same concerned mentality doesn’t apply to employee well-being. You can read more at Fortune Magazine.
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