There is a new employee benefit being offered in a growing number of companies that has attracted the attention of many workers. Because of the growing concern over student debt in this country, some employers see an opportunity to recruit and retain young, promising workers by offering loan repayment assistance.
One example is PricewaterhouseCoopers, which is offering up to $100 per month for up to six years to employees with outstanding student debt who qualify. More than 8,200 employees at PwC have already signed up for the program, which was rolled out just last year.
Read this article for more examples of companies getting in on the act.