Social Media and Telecommuting Most Popular Perks

by Sean Kerner

A survey by Cisco shows that younger professionals consider social media, mobile and telecommuting rank higher than salary as must-have benefits.

Does your small business allow social media use at the office? Does it provide employees with mobile devices and telecommuting as an option? According to a recent survey conducted by Cisco, those are the perks the up-and-coming generation of young profesionals considers to be more important than salary.

These technology perks -- and many would argue that they aren’t perks at all but rather must-have policies -- indicate a fast-growing change in work trends. Read more about the millennial metamorphosis at work.

Those staffers who were born and raised in the Internet era have a different view of how connectivity and social media should exist in the workplace, according to a new study.

A new Connected World study from networking vendor Cisco System was released this week, based on survey data from 2,800 college students and young professionals under the age of 30.

Read the complete article: Social Media Trumps Salary in the Workplace

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This article was originally published on Monday Nov 7th 2011
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