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Imagine a job where workers are given perks such as telecommuting, casual dress every day, live music after 5 p.m., every other Friday off, gourmet meals prepared by award-winning chefs and fully vested, stock options within six months of hire.
In the hard-working, high-achieving world of information technology, these employment perks are becoming the norm. As one company executive says, "In the war for talent, the talent is winning."
In a tight job market, it's especially important to take time to understand the mindset of the person needed for hire. It's important to understand that technical employees are already happily employed and not concerned about looking for another job. A company interested in hiring them has to …