Besides offering flexible policies and a remote work environment, some companies are going beyond by helping employees pay off their student debt. FlexJobs, identified 7 companies currently hiring and providing student loan assistance.
“Finding a remote position that also has a benefit around student loan assistance not only gives people the opportunity to work the way they want to but can ease some of the financial tightness people are feeling right now due to economic circumstances,” Toni Frana, FlexJobs’ lead career expert.
A recent roundup by FlexJobs highlighted these 7 companies:
A recent survey by Fidelity revealed that over 75% of individuals burdened with existing student loans or those anticipating acquiring them are inclined to consider a job offer with a lower salary if it includes a student loan assistance benefit.
According to Mark Kantrowitz, a prominent figure in higher education, the current state of remarkably low unemployment rates is prompting employers to increasingly incorporate student loan assistance as a means to attract and retain skilled personnel.
Nevertheless, Kantrowitz pointed out that a higher base salary still enables workers to expedite their debt repayment autonomously.