Here's the Deal

Tobenkin, David
March 2012
HR Magazine;Mar2012, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p61
The article reports that when companies cannot provide their employees monetary incentives like salary raises or bonuses, they turn to discounts and promotions on other goods to reward their workers. Topics include categories of employee discounts like apparel, electronics, and travel items, how companies that sell a product offer discounts to employees to promote that product, and how human resources departments can help employers structure a discount plan for their employees.


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