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Perked Up – BetterWorks found a cheaper way to offer employee benefits that employees actually want.

Posted by Berkeley Chamber of Commerce on August 4, 2011 in Human Resources
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Last October Zao Yang walked away from an eight-figure restricted-stock package at Zynga, the social gaming company, to try to crack an intractable problem: helping small companies retain talented employees. Yang had created gaming software, including FarmVille, which Zynga bought in 2009, turning founder Mark Pincus into a paper billionaire.

“I have a chip on my shoulder,” says Yang, 28. “I wanted to partner with people who wanted to go for the big one. I want to hit it.”

http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2011/0822/entrepreneurs-betterworks-ishii-craig-yang-perked-up.html

Perked Up - BetterWorks found a cheaper way to offer employee benefits that employees actually want.