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Being your best means working with the best— why your company needs to be a Top Employer

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As new generations leave college or school and enter the workforce, they take with them new attitudes, new opinions that challenge the accepted norms, and a whole ethos that can shape working life in its entirety.

Most change stems from technology now being a significant element in everyday life, manifest most obviously in the smartphones in everyone’s back pockets.

The always-connected, networked workforce loves to work remotely, keep non-standard “office hours,” and can piece together a good living from two, or even three jobs, or be freelance.

In many verticals, employees’ work-life balance is a key driver of job choices, and that means that employers are now effectively competing against one another to snatch up the best employees. Unless a business can offer the type of perks, working environment, hours, and company ethos that really appeals, the best talent can quickly find better homes for their abilities.

Salaries play a role, of course, depending on where you choose to work, but getting the work-life balance spot on is what attracts the very best to the very best companies.

Demand for the best employees isn’t unique among APAC employers, of course, but as demand for particular types of skills in new areas grows (social media marketing, automation and human-centered design, for example), companies are seeking to position themselves as organizations that offer their employees “that little bit more.”

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