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You are right on the money with your insights. Some colleges have featured their great vacation plans when recruiting employees to overcome being low on pay, when compared to business. No reason why others can't take the same approach.



Good example. Colleges have done a great job of creating a labor market advantage with the "perks" that they are in a unique position to offer - like time off, tuition benefits, etc.

Many two career couples have plenty of money, but no time. For them, time is a valuable currency indeed.

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    Compensation consultant Ann Bares is the Managing Partner of Altura Consulting Group. Ann has more than 20 years of experience consulting with organizations in the areas of compensation and performance management.

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