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Discussion on: A laptop - a reason to choose your new employer?

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Rob Kendal {{☕}}

I've seen a few of these job posts where they list necessary things but given a spin so that they're a 'perk'. Now, I don't see Mac's as being essential or necessary, but I mean 'tools' in the broader sense.

It's vital to an employer and a business to have an employee that is enabled to do their best work; it's vital for an employee to have the best tools to enable them to do their best work.

For developers, I think that falls into the category of a high-performance computer (in whatever form that appears), at least one large, high-res monitor in addition to the laptop, and solid ergonomics.

But yeah I've never been a fan of these 'facts of the job' that get pushed into 'perks'. I've even seen some with things like 'parking on site', I mean....

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Jakob Attkinson Author

some with things like 'parking on site', I mean....

At least if it came with a company car....
Although I'm a bike fan, lol