Why Do Millennials Love Equity Compensation and How Can Entrepreneurs Use It?

February 21, 2022
Equity compensation is an increasingly common part of a benefits package. Why are younger workers driving demand for it?

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As many small and early-stage businesses are still coping with the effects of the pandemic, one way to attract high-quality employees and help keep payrolls manageable could be the use of equity compensation. Increasingly, millennials are demanding that new job offers include equity as part of any compensation package. What’s behind this trend? When does it make sense?

In this episode, Mark talks with Amy Reback, head of Stock Plan Services at Schwab. They discuss what to look for in an equity compensation package, how employers can offer ownership in creative ways, and what changes to the regulatory landscape might affect equity compensation.

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