The holidays are right around the corner and so are year end bonuses. Wait, no…those don’t get paid until March.
And so begins wait-it-out season, where job seekers put things on pause, waiting for that money to hit their account. Unless another company pays a fat sign on bonus.
But there’s a lot more to it than that. It’s not just cash people think about, but equity and every other form of comp. And not every job seeker is worried about bonus dates when all they really want is a little more transparency.
If you’re hiring, it’s a real phenomenon you’ll have to deal with. Matt Tokarz and James Hornick gathered some data and looked at all the angles in the latest episode of the Talent Insights podcast “Can Sign On Bonuses Contend With End of Year Bonuses?”