The other side of paradise

The other side of paradise
January 25, 2016

According to the Economist, things are not exactly as they seem at most glamorous tech startups that offer illusory extravagant perks to their employees.  While software firms are supposed to be a paradise for “talent” – showering workers with fabulous salaries and perks to the likes of cooked food, on-site gyms and yoga classes – there exists yet another, not-so-glamorous flip-side to paradise. As the Economist means, such tech firms offering lavish perks to their staff do not do so out of the goodness of their hearts, but rather because they expect people to work so hard that they will not have time for such mundane things…

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