With crippling student loan debt the norm these days, a survey finds employees are attracted to companies that offer repayment benefits.
Every day parents and students alike research the cost of a college education — and sticker shock sets in. Even worse than knowing the cost of college is actually paying the bills after graduation.
That’s why some employers are now looking to attract talent by setting their sights on something that pains many young people in the workforce: crippling levels of student loan debt.
In a healthy economy with more job opportunities to choose from, those saddled with debt will favor employers offering student loan reimbursement to help offset costly monthly payments. For employers, offering this perk can mean gaining a competitive edge.
The New Perk: Student Loan Repayment
Nexxt recently conducted a survey of more than 5,000 job seekers that revealed student loan reimbursement is a highly-desirable piece of the benefits package, with 89 percent of respondents with debt saying they believe companies should offer student loan repayment.
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