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Employee perks making a comeback

It seems hard to believe, but come companies are bringing back perks in an effort to keep employees from taking a better gig.

So says a recent survey by global outplacement and executive coaching consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

Forty-two percent of the of the HR execs surveyed said they are “growing more concerned about other companies poaching top talent, as the economy improves,” Challenger said in a press release.

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Educators in the Workplace returns

Knoxville area teachers who want to learn more about the business world can sign up for Educators in the Workplace, an Innovation Valley program that allows teachers to spend time with local businesses in the summer.

Companies particpating this year include Capstan, Roane County Medical Center, Oak Ridge National Lab, Toho Tenax, Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network, Inc., 21st Mortgage, Y-12, Standard Aero and Covenant Health.

For more info contact Ahanna Esters at the Knoxville Chamber at 865-246-2658 or aestes@knoxvillechamber.com.

Here’s a video on the program.