Unemployment rate drops. Job growth rebounds. Retention rates need to spike—now.  

Job growth rebounded strongly last month as the unemployment fell below 6% for the first time in over six years. What does that mean for businesses? A tighter workforce. Less highly-qualified professionals. Huge market demand. Which makes it harder to attract—and retain top talent.blog_employment It’s time to get creative with compensation packages that place more emphasis on individual value rather than monetary worth. What can a company do to make it more competitive on acquiring and keeping their top brass? Well a few of the businesses on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list have figured out what perks help their employees stay dedicated and happy at their jobs—concierge services. From Accenture to American Express, Goldman Sachs to Google—they’re all taking care of their employee’s important chores. Each service is different, obviously, but they all help time-strapped workers take care of pesky tasks such as take in your dry cleaning, finding someone to care for your pet while you’re away on business, or book tickets for your upcoming vacation. So now that the economy is showing signs of more life after a less-than-stellar start to the year, it’s time to secure the perks that are going to keep your professionals happy. To learn more about how your business can implement concierge services at your office, visit www.porteroconcierge.com