Society puts great focus and importance on our work – job, position, industry, career path – to the point where our jobs define us and tell the world where we fit in. Our jobs compensate us in various ways and it’s not always cold hard cash that speaks the loudest.
Sure, a desirable, well-paid job equals status, and status equals power, but increasingly there’s a more rigorous recognition of a more amorphous element: perks.
Perks can be delicious. And dangerous. They’re a currency but the danger is they become part of a black economy.