Innovative (and Absurd) Ways Companies Are Attracting Tech Talent

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A Trip to Thailand

Time.ly, a Vancouver-based startup that makes calendar software, allows hires to work flexibly from home and to have a great deal of autonomy at work. But the biggest perk of joining the team? Being able to join on coding retreats to exotic locations. Its latest job posts add another, similar enticement: "In fact, if you join us now, we'll fly you to Thailand to join the team in Bangkok."