Local employers treat their staff well, with most offering additional benefits to create attractive employment packages.
Over 70% of those working in the Christchurch IT sector receive additional benefits in their current roles. Smaller and start-up organisations, which make up 18% of the market, are usually more flexible in meeting individual worker needs.
Other benefits include additional annual leave, overtime, additional superannuation, vehicle/ vehicle allowance and gym/sports membership.
Some organisations even offer equity/stock options, childcare and breakfast/fresh fruit each day.